Searchlight Electric

This family-owned company sells lights to the residential, decorative and hotel markets worldwide. Its range covers more than 1,900 halogen, LED and fluorescent lights, which it supplies from a 120,000 sq ft distribution centre in Manchester. It also has a joint venture with a Chinese manufacturer. Under chairman Herzl Hamburger, 72, the company’s international sales have grown to £7.9m in 2012.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank96
CompanySearchlight Electric
ActivityLighting wholesaler
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa50.12%
International sales £000s7,921
Total sales £000s29,696
Staff159
Founded1945
Websitewww.searchlightelectric.com

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