Airlines, trains and bus seats use this Peterborough firm’s environmentallyfriendly, recycled leather upholstery material, which is lighter, stronger and more durable than traditional leather. Led by president Chris McBean, 59, ELeather sells to more than 40 countries, and exports hit £26.4m in 2017. In February, private equity firms ETF Partners and Hermes GPE invested £70m to fund a new factory.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank105
CompanyE-Leather
ActivityEco-friendly materials developer
LocationPeterborough
2-yr av intl sales growth pa46.21%
International sales £000s26,444
Total sales £000s29,435
Staff161
Founded1995
Websitewww.eleathergroup.com

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