The following case studies demonstrate the variety of knowledge intensive and advanced manufacturing businesses in the Gatwick Diamond with significant international trade experience and expertise.
SPECIALIST BUSINESS SERVICES
Rainbo Supplies and Services is a global procurement and equipment supply specialist to the oil and gas industry and international aid agency sectors. Rainbo Supplies and Services was winner of the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards ‘International Business of the Year 2014’. (Full case study - PDF 533KB).
Based just outside Crawley at Pease Pottage, Lighthouse Systems has developed Shopfloor-Online a comprehensive, web-based Manufacturing Execution System (MES) that provides a complete and real-time view of all aspects of Manufacturing Operations Management. In 2012, Lighthouse Systems was a runner up in the Gatwick Diamond International Business of the Year Award. (Full case study - PDF 69KB).
Pixel Projects is an integrated technology specialist company supplying Audio Visual systems, ranging from video collaboration rooms, intelligent boardrooms, home cinema and smart home/office automation. Pixel Projects was a Finalist in the ‘International Business of the Year’ category of the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2014. (Full case study - PDF 208KB).
Optima Systems specialises in software development and is the largest UK-based vendor using the APL programming language. Over the past 25 years, the company has been writing business systems for clients that include large multi-national companies in industries such as finance, pharmaceuticals and gas. Optima Systems was a Finalist in the 'International Business of the Year' category of the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2015. (Full case study - PDF 120KB).
BUSINESS SERVICES SECTOR
Menzies LLP is a full service firm of Chartered Accountants with a predominantly owner managed client base. Its main focus is on advising its entrepreneurial client base on a wide range of business related issues and provides accounting, audit and tax services. (Full case study - PDF 301KB).
Roffey Park is an internationally renowned leadership institute headquartered outside Horsham and with a large office in Singapore. Roffey Park develops people who develop organisations. In 2013, Roffey Park won the Gatwick Diamond International Business of the Year Award. (Full case study - PDF 72KB).
Giant International Ltd is an independent, creative design and marketing agency specialising in exhibitions and events. Giant was a Finalist in the ‘International Business of the Year’ category of the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2014. (Full case study - PDF 270KB).
Dennes is a clothing manufacturer, specialising in the design, manufacture and supply of uniforms and work wear. The business was originally founded in London in 1895 as a manufacturer of shirts, but over its 119-year history has developed into the international SME it is today. (Full case study - PDF 286KB).
ADVANCED MANUFACTURING SECTOR
Headquartered south of Horsham, Tetreon Technologies manufactures leading edge furnaces. Our equipment is used in the semiconductor, MEMS, Nano, LED and photovoltaic industries and today Thermco has the largest world-wide installed base of horizontal diffusion furnaces. In 2012, Tetreon won the Gatwick Diamond International Business of the Year Award. (Full case study - PDF 71KB).
Based in Horley, for the past 50 years MacCarthy Aviation has been offering a high level of quality to the Aircraft Interiors market. MacCarthy are experts in the refurbishment and retrofitting of lavatories, galleys, seating, stowages, monuments and VIP interiors for a wide variety of worldwide commercial aircraft. (Full case study - PDF 68KB).
FOOD AND DRINK SECTOR
Campden BRI provides technical support to 2,000 businesses in the food, drinks and allied industries in over 65countries. (Full case study - PDF 308KB).