Founded in 1720, this family firm works with Birmingham University to develop its wire technologies for customers in the pharmaceutical, oil and gas and automotive industries. Led by chairman Charles Horsfall, 60, it lifted overseas sales to £2.4m in 2015, through online marketing and trade shows.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank61
CompanyWebster & Horsfall
ActivityWire and cable manufacturer
LocationBirmingham
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa56.08
International sales £000s2,352
Total sales £000s8,803
Staff114
Founded1720
Websitewww.websterandhorsfall.co.uk

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