Case Studies: UK success in India

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Phasix is an established UK based outsource provider of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) testing services to the semiconductor design industry, trading in many countries. Semiconductor companies regularly purchase these services to qualify the robustness of newly developed packaged semiconductor devices. These integrated circuits or ICs ­ the little black chips that are present in virtually every modern electronic device […]


Benoy is a UK based company but a truly international business, offering expertise in Architecture, Masterplanning, Interior Design, 3D Visualisation and Graphic Design across a wide variety of sectors. Benoy is a wholly owned company and resources are shared across the global team.


JCB’s Chairman, Sir Anthony Bamford has always had a passion for India. From his many visits to India in the 1970’s, he saw an opportunity for JCB to develop the market for construction equipment there when no such market really existed. A combination of vision and instinct prompted him to make our first investment in […]


In February 2008, Stuart Senior, Managing Partner in Nottingham, joined a UKTI trade mission to India and returned enthused by the opportunities in the country and determined to expand into the exciting emerging market. Shortly after this visit, Gleeds was appointed to provide strategic cost consultancy and project management for one of the largest development […]

Mott MacDonald’s first project in India was in 1971 on the design of the Second Hooghly Crossing in Kolkata – a 1000m long cable stayed bridge. Business started to gain momentum in the late 1980s on externally funded projects for organisations such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and the UK Department for International […]


Our workload is cyclical. Growth requires expansion to different sectors or different markets. There was a strategic push in 2006 /07 to look at other markets, and we commissioned a study to look at the various geographical locations we could go into. We looked at Russia, the Middle East, India, China, Africa, South America. All […]


Serviced offices provide everything that is needed in a flexible way, saving time and capital expenditure. Most commercial offices are taken on a lease. In a fully serviced office, the fundamental difference is lease flexibility. You can come here for three months, and be gone. That is of course shorter than in a conventional lease. […]


GVA Grimley is one of the few firms to find a balance between consultancy and transactional business. Our services cross both the commercial property sectors and more specialist areas, such as healthcare and education.

We have an office in London, Edinburgh and Manchester. We have worked on projects across 30 countries. Internationally, we don’t have any project offices but in terms of work we have worked on 140 projects across the globe.


For the last 15 years, Cairn Energy has been focused on South Asia, with gas in Bangladesh and oil and gas in India.


Our Indian operations also offer innovative technologies for washing and to upgrade low-grade Iron ore. Our coverage is worldwide with offices in England (Coventry), India (Kolkata and Bangalore) and the Middle East (Dubai and Doha). Further to these offices, we have a distributor network throughout Europe.

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