If a business needs high-specification control valves that work in harsh or special conditions on oil-and-gas platforms and production units, they may well turn to Severn Glocon. Its customers include most of the international oil giants operating in the Middle and Far East and South America as well as big national companies such as Saudi Aramco, Malaysia’s Petronas, Qatar Petroleum and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. The Gloucester business manufactures in Britain and India and is also developing a plant in China, which has become a large market for its products. International sales grew 55% a year, from £11.2m in 2007 to £27.1m in 2009 under owner Maurice Critchley.
|Activity||Industrial valve manufacturer|
|2-yr av intl sales growth pa||55.23%|
|International sales £000s||27,107|
|Total sales £000s||44,640|
* Supplied by company † Annualised figure