Oxfordshire’s 101 Fastest Growing Manufacturing Startups

September 5, 2022

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Manufacturing companies in Oxfordshire. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Manufacturing Companies & Startups (Oxfordshire)


Oxford PV

FoundersHenry Snaith, Kevin Arthur
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Oxford PV is a provider of perovskite solar cells.


OxMet Technologies

FoundersDavid Crudden, Enrique Alabort Martinez, Fauzan Adziman
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OxMet Technologies develops, licenses, and manufactures proprietary alloys, alloy powders and alloy components.


YASA

FoundersTim Woolmer
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Yasa develops and manufactures electric motors and generators of high power and high torque density electric.


Animal Dynamics

FoundersAdrian Thomas, Alex Caccia
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Animal Dynamics is a spinout company from the Department of Zoology at University of Oxford


Orbit Discovery

FoundersGraham Ogg, Terry Rabbitts
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Orbit Discovery is a peptide display company identifying potential peptide drugs for a range of chronic diseases.


Biomicrogels Group

FoundersAndrey Elagin
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Biomicrogels Group is the developer and patent holder for biomicrogels capable of addressing the global environmental problems


Oxis Energy

FoundersDuncan Greenland, Hyun Jeong, Jong Choi
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OXIS Energy is developing the next generation Lithium Sulfur battery chemistry that will revolutionize the rechargeable battery market.


Helix Technologies

FoundersMatthew Dreaper, Oliver Leisten
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Helix Technologies is developing a range of compact, high-performance, dielectric-loaded ceramic antennas.


Lombard Medical plc

FoundersUnknown
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Lombard Medical develops, manufactures and markets an innovative range of minimally invasive abdominal.


Bodle Technologies

FoundersDavid Fyfe, Harish Bhaskaran, Peiman Hosseini
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Developing SRD® technology for a low-power display of vivid colours that doesn’t look washed out in bright conditions


First Line

FoundersE. Quinton Hazell
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First Line is an internationally renowned distributor of premium quality components


MIRICO

FoundersDamien Weidmann, Mohammed Belal
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Transformational gas measurement


Metaboards

FoundersChris Stevens, Tristan Collins
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Metaboards is an electronic company that provides ubiquitous power and data, by creating metamaterials.


Plyable

FoundersAdam England, Adam Lofts, Martin Oughton
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Building the definitive global marketplace for composite tooling


Salunda

FoundersAlan Finlay
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Salunda develops robust, contactless sensors for use in very harsh environments.


Agilent Raman Spectroscopy

FoundersDarren Andrews
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Agilent Raman Spectroscopy manufactures a range of products based on Raman spectroscopy.


Keit

FoundersJolyon Tidmarsh
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Keit’s microFTS® design is a Fourier Transform Infrared spectrometer that is smaller, lighter and more rugged than any current system.


Opsydia

FoundersMartin Booth, Patrick Salter
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Opsydia is set to disrupt a number of industries by its ability to create practically invisible structures inside transparent materials.


Sigmavision

FoundersDr Andrew Pryce
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Sigmavision Ltd is an original equipment manufacturer


Enistic

FoundersDarryl Mattocks
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Enistic designs and manufactures its own range of smart-meters, software and end-to-end aM&T solutions.


Salvalco Eco-Valves

FoundersDaniel Pillai, Ghasem Ghavami-Nasr
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Salvalco Eco-Valves supplies a wide range of aerosol valves and other aerosol components, as well as their new, revolutionary Eco-Valve.


Williams Grand Prix Engineering

FoundersFrank Williams, Patrick Head
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Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group.


DFx Technology

FoundersAlan Wyn-Davies
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DFx Technology designs and manufactures energy saving technologies.


Powdertech Surface Science

FoundersMartyn Green
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Powdertech Surface Science applies chrome-free pre-treatments and powder coatings for lightweight alloy materials.


Owen Mumford Ltd

FoundersIvan Owen, John Mumford, Thomas Owen
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Owen Mumford Ltd manufactures an innovative range of medical devices and disposables for drug delivery and capillary blood sampling


Unipart Group

FoundersUnknown
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Unipart Group is a provider of manufacturing, logistics and consultancy services.


Aurox

FoundersUnknown
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Aurox Ltd has design and manufacture of innovative optical imaging equipment.


Infineum International

FoundersUnknown
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Infineum is one of the world’s leading formulators, manufacturers and marketers of fuel and lubricant additives.


Element Six

FoundersUnknown
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Element Six produces and designs synthetic diamonds and supermaterials.


Stuart Turner

FoundersUnknown
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Stuart Turner is an internationally recognised pump and water boosting solutions provider with an unprecedented reputation.


Designer Carbon Materials

FoundersUnknown
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Designer Carbon Materials, Next generation carbon nanomaterials for science and industry.


TI Automotive

FoundersUnknown
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TI Automotive is a manufacturer of engineered fluid storage, carrying, and delivery systems.


Muller Dairy

FoundersUnknown
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Müller Dairy is a dairy company with the will to win, the drive to succeed and the ambition to get there.


Crowcon Detection Instruments

FoundersUnknown
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Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd specialises in the development, manufacture, sale and support of flammable and toxic gas.


MachineForest Ltd

FoundersElliot Mackenzie
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Manufacturer of HyDip fuel management, purveyor of dataplicity IoT platform


GSM Automotive

FoundersUnknown
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GSM Automotive is a manufacturer of decorative interior and exterior components for the automotive industry.


Saietta Group Limited

FoundersUnknown
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Saietta Engineering, Saietta Racing and Saietta Motorcycles.


JSP Safety

FoundersUnknown
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JSP provides specialist PPE across a wide variety of sectors including construction, manufacturing and also healthcare.


One Love Organics

FoundersSuzanne LeRoux
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Natural organic skincare products


Westminster Group Plc

FoundersUnknown
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Westminster Group Plc is a highly experienced and internationally acclaimed Fire.


TECHNIA

FoundersUnknown
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TECHNIA is an information technology and services company that specializes in design, analysis and Manufacturing.


Medline Scientific

FoundersUnknown
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Medline Scientific is a laboratory and scientific equipment manufacturing company located in Chalgrove.


Oxsensis

FoundersUnknown
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Oxsensis is a manufacturer of optical sensors for pressure, vibration, temperature, and multiple parameters.


M-Solv

FoundersUnknown
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M-Solv focuses on research, design, engineering and manufacture of micromachining and micro deposition equipment.


ThruVision Systems

FoundersUnknown
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ThruVision manufactures screening products which can detect objects under a person’s clothes, such as weapons and explosives.


ichorbio

FoundersUnknown
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Biotech – Antibodies


Meech International

FoundersUnknown
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Meech International is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of static control, compressed air technology and web cleaning systems.


Ortho Europe

FoundersUnknown
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Ortho Europe is a manufacturer and distributor of prosthetic and orthotic products.


Norbar Torque Tools

FoundersUnknown
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Norbar Torque Tools engages in the design, development, and production of torque tightening and measuring equipment.


Lucy Electric

FoundersUnknown
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Lucy Electric is a secondary power distribution solutions company.


Oxtex

FoundersJan Czernuszka
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Oxtex Limited, a medical device company, manufactures anisotropic self-inflating tissue expanders that is based on hydrogel technology.


Amplivox

FoundersUnknown
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Amplivox is designs and manufactures logical and occupational health products for the public and private sector healthcare professionals.


Bowman International

FoundersUnknown
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Bowman International is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of solid bearings and brushes for electric motors and slip rings.


Penlon

FoundersUnknown
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Penlon manufactures and distributes products and systems for anesthesia, intubation, oxygen therapy and suction and medical gas pipeline.


Oxford Products

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Products Ltd (OXFORD) is a leading global supplier of motorcycle and bicycle products.


Infinity Technology Europe

FoundersUnknown
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Infinity is a company which provides Just-in-Time Solutions, Manufacturing Execution Systems & Software Development services.


OpTek Systems

FoundersUnknown
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OpTek Systems is a manufacturer of laser processing equipment and provider of micro-machining and optical fiber processing services.


Voltech

FoundersUnknown
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Voltech supply automatic wound component & production testing equipment to test transformers & inductors for the power electronics industry.


Unicol Engineering

FoundersUnknown
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Unicol Engineering designs, manufactures, supplies and installs different types of audio-visual mounts and furniture.


Rudolph & Hellmann Automotive

FoundersUnknown
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Rudolph and Hellmann Automotive is a manufacturing operation.


Axicon Auto ID

FoundersUnknown
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Axicon Auto ID provides barcode verification, having developed and manufactured solution.


WBS Group

FoundersJoe Turnbull
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WBS Group is delivering sustainable supply chain transformation.


Merlyn Electronics

FoundersUnknown
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Merlyn Electronics is a manufacturer of electronics products.


E.P. Barrus Limited

FoundersUnknown
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E. P. Barrus Ltd is the exclusive importer of leading brands across a diverse range of markets including Marine, Garden Machinery & Tools.


Encase

FoundersUnknown
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Encase is a designer and manufacturer of packaging products.


Low Power Radio Solutions

FoundersBarry Gillibrand
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LPRS is a global leader in low power RF solutions for OEMs.


Imago

FoundersUnknown
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Imago is a publishing company that specializes in print, production and manufacture of a diverse range of products.


Systech Illinois

FoundersDoug Lindemann
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Systech Illinois is a manufacturer of moisture, gas and oxygen analyzers.


ETS Consulting

FoundersRobin Elenga
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ETS Consulting are specialists in recruitment solutions to the sales, technical, manufacturing and engineering sectors.


OGM

FoundersBev Wightman, Don Shepherd, Ivan Owen, John Mumford
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OGM manufactures plastic injection moulded parts and assemblies.


EMS Physio

FoundersUnknown
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EMS Physio designs, manufacture, and supplies electrotherapy physio equipment.


Fraser Anti-Static Techniques

FoundersUnknown
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Industrial Static Control Solutions


OXFORD NANOSYSTEMS LTD

FoundersUnknown
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OXFORD NANOSYSTEMS LTD is the Development of Innovative Coatings to Improve Two-Phase Heat Transfer Surfaces.


Oxford Sensor Technologies

FoundersUnknown
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Oxford Vision & Sensor Technology (OVST) is an industry leader in the design and supply of machine vision systems.


OxDevice

FoundersUnknown
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Medical device development, manufacturing and test


Glazpart

FoundersUnknown
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Glazpart are market leaders in designing and manufacturing of plastic glazing accessories.


Oxford Cryosystems

FoundersRichard Glazer
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Oxford Cryosystems is a market UK manufacturer of highly specialised scientific instruments and software.


Stewart Plastics

FoundersUnknown
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Stewart Plastics Limited manufactures, sells, and exports technical plastic molded gardening products.


Cleenol Group

FoundersUnknown
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Cleenol Group manufactures and supplies a wide range of ancillary products as well as cleaning and hygiene products.


Bartington Instruments

FoundersUnknown
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Bartington Instruments manufactures a range of high-precision fluxgate magnetometers, temperature probes & Helmholtz coil systems.


John Lewis of Hungerford

FoundersJohn Lewis
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John Lewis of Hungerford is the specialist in painted kitchens and furniture.


LTI Metalltechnik

FoundersUnknown
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LTi Metaltech specializes in the precision fabrication and welding of vessels for industrial applications, from cryogenic pressure vessels.


Denchi Power

FoundersUnknown
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Denchi Power Ltd is a leading supplier and manufacturer of batteries and chargers to the global defence industry.


Mettler-Toledo Safeline Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Limited manufactures metal detection systems.


KKDC

FoundersUnknown
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KKDC is a manufacturer of a range of architectural lighting, desk lamps, connectors, junction boxes, and interior design solutions.


British Motor Heritage

FoundersUnknown
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British Motor Heritage manufactures classic and authentic cars by incorporating original tools and components.


Surface Innovations

FoundersUnknown
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Surface Innovations is designs and supplies functional nanocoatings for the tailoring of surface properties of commercial products.


Selectronic

FoundersUnknown
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Custom Display & Lighting Solutions


SMW Manufacturing

FoundersUnknown
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SMW Manufacturing is an engineering company that experiences the cold forming and machining space enables to deliver precision components.


Scitech Precision

FoundersUnknown
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Scitech Precision provides a laser micromachining service using Excimer.


Frostechnic

FoundersUnknown
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Frostechnic is a control panel manufacturer for refrigeration, air conditioning and much more.


AAC Cyroma

FoundersUnknown
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AAC Cyroma is a specialist plastics manufacturing business serving a range of sectors including automotive and fast moving consumer goods.


Cotswold Screen Printers

FoundersUnknown
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Cotswold Screen Printers specialize in the printing of graphics onto all types of surfaces and materials.


Spidex Software Limited

FoundersUnknown
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Spidex software enables best-practice in asset management, plant maintenance, lean manufacturing, audit compliance and health & safety.


Advanced Labelling Systems

FoundersUnknown
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Advanced Labelling Systems is a manufacturer of labeling machines, barcode scanners, ribbons, printers, and sticker machines.


GBC Speciality

FoundersUnknown
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GBC Speciality is a chemical marketing company.


Airdri

FoundersUnknown
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Airdri is a is a warm air hand dryers manufacturing company.


Lansdowne Chemicals

FoundersUnknown
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Lansdowne Chemicals Plc manufactures, markets, and distributes chemicals worldwide.


Countax

FoundersUnknown
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Countax is a manufacturer of garden tractors and ride-on lawnmowers.


Ricor

FoundersUnknown
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Ricor is a manufacturer & seller of metal stampings, tube manipulation and assemblies to the automotive industry.


Aston and James

FoundersUnknown
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Aston and James manufactures and supplies all office stuff and stationery such as ink, toners, furniture, machines, print and workwear.

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