- Digital imaging and sensing company Scientific Digital Imaging booked a 42% rise in first-half profit, buoyed by organic revenue growth and new contributions from acquisitions.

Pre-tax profit for the six months through October rose to £1.2m, as revenue climbed 23% to £8.0m.

The revenue improvement was driven by organic growth of 11% and acquisitions of 12%.

The company did not declare any dividends.

'All our businesses are in good health and are prepared to trade profitably through any potential turbulence, while also developing new opportunities,' chairman Ken Ford said.

'The board remains confident in the outlook for the year as current trading remains robust and comfortably in line with market expectations.'

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