Husband-and-wife team Michael and Lynda Dickson, 72 and 69, set up this business in 1979 to sell awnings to the local trade. The company, based in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, started manufacturing internal blinds two year later, and now makes 30,000 a week. Exports, mainly to the EU, hit £5m in 2016, under managing director Stuart Dickson, 44, son of the founders.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank140
CompanyDecora
ActivityBlind manufacturer
LocationNorthern Ireland
2-yr av intl sales growth pa36.49%
International sales £000s5,042
Total sales £000s58,827
Staff631
Founded1979
Websitewww.decora.co.uk

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