Exporters in Oxfordshire: 15 top performers
PUBLISHED: 16:00 01 March 2016
Oxfordshire companies are exporting into some of the hottest sectors and industries across the world
From car manufacturers to pharmaceutical product companies, they’re all introducing Oxfordshire innovation and production to worldwide markets. Could your business be Exporter of the Year at the Cotswold Life EMI Awards 2016? You can nominate here!
1. Owen Mumford
Tipping Meadow, Brook Hill, Woodstock. OX20 1TU
Exporting to 126 countries
Develops pioneering medical devices for its own Owen Mumford brand and custom device solutions for the world’s major pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies.
MINI Plant Oxford, Oxford, OX4 6NL
Exporting to over 110 countries
Plant Oxford is the birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, hundreds of MINIs leave the plant’s assembly lines daily. Plant Oxford makes the MINI Hatch, 5-Door, Convertible, Coupé and Roadster models.
Worsham Mill, Minster Lovell, Oxford, OX29 0TA
Exporting to 95 countries
Europe’s leading independent manufacturer of ‘above the neck’ personal protective equipment (PPE), road safety products, and spill management and environment protection products.
Lakeside Industrial Park, Cotswold Dene, Standlake, Oxfordshire OX29 7PL
Exporting to 90 countries
Manufacturer and exporter of aircraft refuelling vehicles and systems into the Middle East, Africa, Asia and even Siberia. One of the first companies to supply into Myanmar/Burma, a contract worth £1.4m.
5. Penlon Ltd
Abingdon Science Park, Barton Lane, Abingdon OX14 3NB
Exports to over 90 countries
The UK headquarters and manufacturing underpin Penlon’s key areas of business; Anaesthesia, Intubation and Suction and Oxygen Therapy. Supported by a global sales and technical service team.
International Management Centre, Oxford Business Park, Oxford OX4 2HW
Exporting to 80 countries
Through its brands of Allied Electronics and RS Components Electrocomponents is the world’s leading high service distributor for engineers. RS is the leading distributor in the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific, while Allied is ranked third in North America.
Beaumont Road Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 1XJ
Exporting to over 80 countries
Most sales are torque control equipment for the accurate tightening of threaded fasteners, but Norbar provides specialised torque control tools for the oil and gas, renewable energy and other markets.
De Havilland Way, Range Road, Witney OX29 0YA
Exporting to 60 countries
A huge range of market-leading motorcycle and bicycle parts, clothing, helmets and accessories. These are designed and developed at the company’s 100,000 sq ft Oxfordshire facility.
Blenheim Office Park, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire, OX29 8LN
Exporting to 50 countries
Market-leading manufacturer of specialised scientific instruments and software for the field of low temperature X-ray diffraction serving the medical, pharmaceutical and material science sectors.
94C Innovation Drive, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RZ
Exporting to over 50 countries
The T-SPOT®.TB test for identification of Tuberculosis
Vogue Business Park, Berinsfield, OX10 7LN
Exporting to 30 countries
Manufactures a range of water jet powered boats in the marine leisure sector. Our core business is in the manufacture of jet tenders where we have associations with most of the world’s leading large yacht builders who design and specify our products on their yachts.
Station Yard, Steventon, Abingdon, OX13 6RX
Exporting to 10 countries
As both a vehicle production company and individual component manufacturer Frontline has a mix of exports from complete cars to individual private owners through to small vehicle parts being sold into distributors.
13. WMP Creative
The Studio, Tubney Warren Barns, Tubney, Abingdon, OX13 5QJ
Exporting to 3 countries
Exports creative services. Live events, film production, digital communications and exhibition design and build. Offering international support and services over the creative sector.
7 Nuffield Way, Abingdon, OX14 1RL
Exporting to 2 countries
Extensive experience in the specification, conceptualisation, design, implementation and management of systems and processes for remote handling activities in hostile environments (primarily nuclear).
Tubney Woods, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 5QX
Leading provider of high technology tools and systems for research and industry. Designing and manufacture equipment that can fabricate, characterise, manipulate and analyse matter at the atomic and molecular level.
The Britain is GREAT exporting campaign run by UKTI showcases the best of what the UK has to offer at home and abroad. This category celebrates the export successes of design, prototype, assembly, manufacturing and engineering companies of products or intellectual property. Judges will look for evidence of companies entering new overseas markets or increasing sales in established international markets.