Kent has some great companies which are successfully doing business in a variety of overseas markets. The case studies below show that international trade is not only possible but can result in significant business growth.
Component Force is a manufacturer, stock holder & distributor of plastic rubber and foam components. Products include caps, grips, rubber feet, plugs, bungs, castors, wheels, custom moulding etc.
P&B Metal Components Ltd
P&B Metal Components Ltd is one of the largest independently owned contacts manufacturing businesses in Europe which manufactures and supplies a full range of components for contacts and contacted assemblies to the switch, relay, telecommunication and thermostat industries. The company was set up in 1961 by the current chairman, as a one man operation and since then has grown to over 255 employees spread across the country.
RailSimulator.com develop, publish and sell train simulation entertainment software for the PC. A new, updated edition of the core game is published each year with add-ons released every month. The game is like a virtual train set for which you can pick and choose new locomotives and routes. They sell worldwide on Steam and other gaming websites as well as boxed copies in some markets.
Armourcoat has led the world developing polished plaster, sculptural effects and high performance surface finishes since 1986. Now a global brand operating in over 70 countries, they are committed to technical excellence. With an outstanding product range featuring recycled material and low VOCs, Armourcoat remain at the forefront of sustainable decorative surface solutions.