Britain's Most Admired Companies 2011: No. 3 - Rotork

Bath-based offshore engineering group Rotork storms into the top three this year, its previous best being 23rd in 2009.

by MT Staff
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

It also carries off the awards for Quality of Goods and Services and Value as a Long Term Investment. The world’s leading manufacturer of electric, hydraulic and pneumatic valves and control systems is riding high, with chief exec Peter France masterminding a £170m order book and a near-9% rise in first-half revenues to a record £199.4m. Rotork made acquisitions in Norway, Mexico, Spain and the US this year.

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