Reece Group

Founded in 1985 by Professor Alan Reece, Newcastle’s Pearson Engineering designs and manufactures specialist equipment for British and foreign armed forces, with America its biggest market. As part of the Reece Group, it remains family-owned and managed. Its chairman is John Reece, son of the founder. After our research closed, Pearson reported its sales rose to £207.7m in 2011.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank247
CompanyReece Group
ActivityDefence equipment manufacturer
LocationNewcastle
Sales £m170.0
Operating profit £m53.2
Main shareholdersAlan Reece (100%)
Staff239
Founded1983
Websitewww.pearson-eng.com

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