European car manufacturers use this firm’s software on their websites to help buyers select colour, upholstery and tyres. The Staffordshire business also develops fraud prevention software for customers in North America. It was started in 1992 by husband-and-wife team Kevin and Carol Shanahan, 67 and 58. Exports grew to £3.9m last year.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank98
CompanySynectics Solutions
ActivitySpecialist software developer
LocationStaffordshire
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa34.26
International sales £000s3,856
Total sales £000s13,139
Staff290
Founded1992
Websitewww.synectics-solutions.com

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