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101 Best Kent Based Manufacturing Startups and Companies to Work For

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Kent based Manufacturing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Manufacturing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Kent Manufacturing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Hornby

Hornby

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Hornby is a manufacturer and retailer specializing in model trains, model railways, and model locomotive bundles.

Plastique

Plastique

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Plastique designs and manufactures thermoformed packaging for customers.

Plastique

SGMA

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SGMA specializes in coatings & advanced materials using Sol-gel process and develops sustainable solutions for today’s global problems.

Plastique

Bedfont Scientific

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Bedfont Scientific specializes in the design and manufacture of exhaled breath and gas monitoring instruments.

Plastique

Wells Plastics

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Wells Plastics is a specialist additive masterbatch company, engages in the design, development, and manufacture of masterbatches.

Plastique

Autonomous Flight

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Autonomous Flight designs and manufactures electric VTOL aircraft for the city and inter-city-based transportation.

Plastique

IS-Instruments Ltd

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IS-Instruments is a micro-SME company that designs and develops remote sensing instrumentation for clients across Europe.

Plastique

Apogee Corp

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Apogee Corp is supplier of digital document solutions, independent managed print services and cutting edge digital equipment.

Plastique

Megger

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Megger has been the premier provider of electric test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications.

Plastique

Phoenix Photonics

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Phoenix Photonics designs and manufactures fiber optic components and instrumentation.

Plastique

Sahara Presentation Systems PLC

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Sahara Presentation Systems PLC is a provider of business supplies & equipment.

Plastique

Blitz

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Blitz, the UK’s leading supplier of premium and approved martial arts equipment.

Plastique

Monarch Chemicals Limited

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Monarch Chemicals is one of the largest independent chemical manufacturers and distributors in the UK.

Plastique

Densitron Technologies PLC

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Densitron Technologies is a world leading designer and manufacturer of information display systems.

Plastique

BFP Wholesale Limited

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BFP Wholesale is a wholesales bakery ingredients for bakeries, food manufacturers, and take-away traders.

Plastique

Television Lifts Limited

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We are the largest manufacturer in the uk of luxery bespoke coceal/ reveal tv cabinets.

Plastique

Marco

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Marco provides technology solutions for manufacturing and packing operation.

Plastique

Capula

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Capula is the go-to industrial systems integrator for process, manufacturing, power, utilities and engineering businesses in the UK.

Plastique

Beck & Pollitzer

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Beck & Pollitzer is a complete machinery solutions provider company.

Plastique

Kent pharmaceuticals

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Kent pharmaceuticals is a manufacturer and source branded and generic products of the highest quality standard.

Plastique

Natural Distribution Ltd

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Natural Distribution Ltd is a drug manufacturing company and food supplement.

Plastique

APC Technology Group PLC

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APC Technology Group PLC provides the design, specification and distribution of specialist electronic components and systems.

Plastique

Aqualisa Products

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Aqualisa Products provides designs and manufactures digital, mixer and electric showers and accessories.

Plastique

Review Display Systems

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Review Display Systems Ltd is a leading supplier of Industrial flat panel display technologies.

Plastique

Hornby Hobbies

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Hornby Hobbies is a company for a group of companies that develop, manufacture and distribute model products, including model railways.

Plastique

Sauflon Pharmaceuticals

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Sauflon is a global manufacturer of contact lenses and aftercare solutions.

Plastique

Sterlitech Corporation

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Sterlitech is an industry leader focused in unique micro and sub-micron filtration products.

Plastique

Amphenol

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Amphenol manufactures and designs a large range of connectors and interconnects solutions including cable assembly, & electronic packaging.

Plastique

Allsand Supplies Ltd.

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Allsand Supplies Ltd. supplies building materials, paving and landscaping products, timber, boards, and tools.

Plastique

Graticules Optics Ltd

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Graticules Optics is a proven world-class designer and manufacturer of precision micropattern products.

Plastique

Aeromet International

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Aeromet International manufactures aluminum and magnesium sand castings, aluminum investment castings for aerospace and defense industries.

Plastique

KBC Networks

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KBC Networks is a global manufacturer of transmission solutions company located in Dartford.

Plastique

Denmaur Paper Media

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Denmaur is in the print & publishing sector providing innovative & sustainable paper solutions for those in commercial print & publishing.

Plastique

Gunther

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Gunther UK will be exhibiting the latest valve gate.

Plastique

Select Plant Hire

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Select Plant Hire is a swiss-German equipment manufacturer Liebherr, produces zero-emissions.

Plastique

Fresca Group

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Fresca Group is a largest privately-owned supplier of fruit and vegetables in the UK.

Plastique

Puretone

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Puretone is only independent manufacturer of digital and analogue hearing aids.

Plastique

Yoomi

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Yoomi bottles, teats and warmers are interchangeable across the range and are easy to assemble and use.

Plastique

Knight Optical

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Knight Optical are a global leader in the production and distribution of precision stock and custom optical components.

Plastique

BBS FACADES

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Building Board Specialsts Ltd in the distribution of high specification cladding

Plastique

Ocean Signal

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Ocean Signal designs and manufacture of Satellite and Terrestrial Emergency Rescue Beacons based upon VHF/UHF.

Plastique

HV Wooding

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HV Wooding is a manufacturer of precision engineered components and assemblies.

Plastique

Pyser Optics

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Pyser Optics is a maker of precision optical, electro-optical and infrared night vision equipment and associated components.

Plastique

Airfix

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Airfix is the oldest UK manufacturer of scale plastic model kits and has been producing kits for the mass market since 1952.

Plastique

Ace Sheds

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We are a small family business who manufacture quality garden buildings and deliver to the South East of England.

Plastique

MTT Technologies

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MTT Technologies engages in the design, development, and production of rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing systems.

Plastique

R&D Design Services

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R&D Design Services Ltd. (RDDS) designs and manufactures electronic surveillance equipment for the aircraft industry.

Plastique

Express Cleaning Supplies

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Express Cleaning Supplies is a supplier of commercial cleaning and window cleaning equipment and products with online ordering.

Plastique

P S Analytical

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P S Analytical is a leading company in the manufacture and supply of instrumentation for the analysis of Mercury ,Arsenic Company.

Plastique

Astell Scientific

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Astell Scientific manufactures a wide range of medical and laboratory equipment like autoclaves, sterilizers, steam generators & incubators.

Plastique

Crystal Display Systems

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Crystal Display Systems is a leading designer, distributor & value added reseller of flat panel display solutions.

Plastique

Boddingtons

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Boddingtons provides an injection moulding device and component manufacturing service for a broad range of customers.

Plastique

Reflex Printed Plastics

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Reflex Printed Plastics experts at printing on plastics and specialist materials.

Plastique

Chord Electronics

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Chord Electronics is an Electrical and Electronic Manufacturing company.

Plastique

Firetherm Intumescent & Insulation Supplies

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Firetherm Intumescent & Insulation Supplies manufactures and supplies a broad range of fire-stopping products.

Plastique

PrintBig

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PrintBig is a printing, production and distribution facility company.

Plastique

David Bailey Furniture Systems

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David Bailey Furniture Systems is a manufacturer of healthcare and hospital furniture.

Plastique

Time Electronics

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Time Electronics is a company dealing with designs and manufactures precision test instruments and high performance calibration equipment.

Plastique

MGF

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MGF Excavation Safety Solutions designs, fabricates & distributes excavation safety support equipment for hire and sale to the construction.

Plastique

Transmille

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Transmille develop and manufacture a range of electrical calibration products and software.

Plastique

H+H UK

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H+H UK is a manufacturer of construction material products.

Plastique

Planit Holdings

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Planit develops and supports Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software to drive machinery that produces items from wood, metal and stone.

Plastique

Gainsborough showers

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We have over 40 years experience supplying high quality, low cost electric, mixer & digital showers to the domestic market.

Plastique

Saturn Solutions

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Saturn Solutions is an established contract electronic design and manufacturing company.

Plastique

Rapesco

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Rapesco provides designing and manufacturing of stapling machines.

Plastique

Machinery

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Machinery covers manufacturing technology developments and applications in key areas.

Plastique

Highway Care Ltd

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Highway Care offers the safest, most reliable, innovative & high quality vehicle restraint systems, road barriers & mobile traffic products.

Plastique

The British Hovercraft Company

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The British Hovercraft Company is a manufacturer of recreational, rescue, commercial and utility hovercraft.

Plastique

DPS Tableware

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DPS Tableware specialises in the importation of catering and hospitality tableware for the UK and Irish marketplace.

Plastique

Joan Allen Electronics

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Joan Allen Metal Detectors offer a vast range of Metal Detectors from the top brands in the industry.

Plastique

Comma Oil & Chemicals Ltd

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Comma is a world-class manufacturer and supplier of automotive lubricants and chemicals for passenger and commercial vehicles.

Plastique

Astrum Granite

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Astrum Granite has deal and manufacture of granite and quartz and marble kitchen worktops templating, supply and fitting in the UK.

Plastique

Salter Housewares

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Salter Housewares Ltd. manufactures and markets domestic weighing scales and accessories for customers.

Plastique

Double D

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Double D is designing and manufacturing electronic products.

Plastique

Elmstone Systems

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Elmstone systems is a provider of web based software.

Plastique

GreenerSolutions

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GreenerSolutions is a manufacturer of safer household cleaning supplies.

Plastique

New Electronics

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New Electronics is a magazine focused on the electronics industry and a central hub for design engineers.

Plastique

RUD Chains

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RUD lifting points adjust to the direction of the pull to allow full engagement of the bolt.

Plastique

Miteco

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Miteco is a food and beverages packaging company.

Plastique

CDP

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CDP is a construction marketing agency helping building product manufacturers get their products and systems specified.

Plastique

Ships Electronic Services

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SES is a market leader in the supply, installation and maintenance of maritime communication and navigation electronics.

Plastique

Cell Projects

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Cell Projects develops and manufactures edge products for the Life Sciences industry, in research, clinical and diagnostic settings.

Plastique

Aztec Mouldings

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Aztec Mouldings is one of the longest established and most experienced injection moulding companies in the South East of England

Plastique

Chart Fencing

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Chart Fencing is a sister company of largest manufacturers of timber buildings.

Plastique

Bellingham + Stanley

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Bellingham + Stanley is a manufacturer of high quality digital refractometers and polarimeters used globally in industries.

Plastique

Drywall Aptitude

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We develop software that can provide technologically advanced solutions for the construction industry.

Plastique

Letraset

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Letraset is a craft supplies manufacturing company and also develops professional art.

Plastique

Sharp Interpack

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Sharp Interpack is a manufacturer and distributor ofthermoformed rigid plastic packaging for food in the United Kingdom.

Plastique

FloPlast Ltd

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FloPlast Ltd is a manufacturer and supplier of Plastic Building and Plumbing systems, and an extensive range of Rainwater systems.

Plastique

VJ Technology

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VJT distributes and manufactures fasteners, tools, fixings systems and associated products to the UK’s construction and civil industries.

Plastique

C&B Seen

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C&B Seen engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and support of high-tech and durable LED lighting for cyclists and scuba-divers.

Plastique

L & G Forest Products Ltd.

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L & G Forest Products Ltd. operates as a dealer of timber and plywood products.

Plastique

Millennium Quest

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Millennium Quest is manufacturer of displays for towns, cities and shopping centers.

Plastique

Support Instrumentation

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Support Instrumentation is offer a multi-disciplined process instrumentation service specialising in product selection, supply and support.

Plastique

Camellia PLC

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Camellia Plc is a food Manufacturing company.

Plastique

Waterloo Air products

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Waterloo Air products is a manufacturer of grilles and diffusers in the UK.

Plastique

MJG Electrical Controls

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MJG Electrical Controls builds and manufactures electric control panels.

Plastique

Access Control Services

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Access Control Services is a manufacturer of security access control equipment and security management solutions, located in Kent.

Plastique

J P R Graphics & Design

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J P R Graphics & Design is an Experienced and independent supplier of manufacturers original high quality graphic display systems.

Plastique

LT Antiques

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Antique Furniture London, Antique Furniture Kent

Plastique

WT Henley

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WT Henley manufactures products for the transmission and distribution of low- and medium-voltage electricity.

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