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This Oxford company claims that half the 57m cars produced worldwide each year rely on its brake and fuel technology. Formed after being demerged from Smiths Group in 2001, TI is now owned by its management and Smiths Group. The firm reported sales of £1,543m and increased operating profits to £70m in 2002, when it had 21,800 staff.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank10
CompanyTI Automotive
ActivityCar parts maker
LocationOxford/USA
Sales £m1,543
Profit £m70
Year endDec 02
Principal shareholdersSmiths Group (19.99%), management (25%)
Staff21,800
Founded2001
Websitewww.tiautomotive.com

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