Electro mechanical engineering specialist Houghton International is ahead in the latest EY Manufacturers League tables published on 21st November 2013.
The company came first in both the Exports and Turnover by Employee categories, second in the Turnover category and tenth in the Apprentices category.
Organised by EY in conjunction with The Newcastle Journal, the Manufacturers’ League is designed to promote the efforts of manufacturers in North East England. It sees businesses from across the region compete to be included in quarterly league tables of the best performing firms according to a range of criteria.
The competition is open to any company with manufacturing operations in the North East region with a turnover in excess of £1m. The data submitted is used to rank companies into 4 league tables showing the highest growth of turnover, exports and apprentices, relative to the employee base.
The company is progressing a growth strategy through the expansion of our products and services, market sectors and the globalization of our customer base. It is extremely rewarding that our initiatives have been recognized in this manner.