Grant Barnett exports the British weather, designing and making fashionable and colourful umbrellas, Wellington boots and rain jackets for other brands. It was founded in 1900 and is based in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. Strong demand in Europe, the destination for 80% of its exports, helped overseas sales hit £2.1m in 2015. Peter Hewitt, 54, is managing director.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank35
CompanyGrant Barnett
ActivityUmbrella maker
LocationHertfordshire
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa71.74%
International sales £000s2,146
Total sales £000s10,051
Staff25
Founded1900
Websitewww.grantbarnett.com

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