Belfast Telegraph

7. Schrader Electronics

  • Managing director: Graeme Thompson
  • Pre-tax profit: £56.3m
  • Employment: 1,432
  • Pay bill: £50.9m

Schrader Electronics, based in Antrim, is a pioneer in tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), a vehicle safety feature that is standard in all cars. In February it announced 125 job losses at its Carrickfergus site, blaming a fall in demand for its products.

The company is a world leader in the design and manufacture of valve, mechanical and electronic system components and sensing technologies.

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