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Profits double at Dialight

LED specialist Dialight doubled its profits in 2010 and saw sales rise by 28 per cent.

The group posted a profit before tax of £11.3 million, up from £5.3 million in 2009. Revenue jumped 28 per cent to £99.2m. LED signalling – such as traffic lights – is a major market for the company, but in recent years it has become stronger in the mainstream lighting market.

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