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From its 120,000 sq ft distribution centre in Manchester, this third-generation family-owned business sells lights to the residential, decorative and hotel markets worldwide. Its range covers more than 1,900 halogen, LED and fluorescent lights, all sold under the Searchlight brand. Its global reach has been strengthened by a joint venture with a Chinese manufacturer, and under founder and chairman Herzl Hamburger, international sales have increased 67% a year, from £2.1m in 2009 to £5.8m in 2011.

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Company details
CompanySearchlight Electric
ActivityLighting wholesaler
2-yr av intl sales growth pa67.08%
International sales £000s5,776
Total sales £000s30,732

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