This Stoke-on-Trent firm supplies more than 7,000 wood-panel products through its Meyer, Panelco and Premium Timber Products brands, offering next-day delivery from eight depots. In March 2016, the company, led by chief executive Chris Rudd, 44, opened a new 290,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution centre at London’s Tilbury Docks. In January, it acquired Timbmet, a supplier and processor of a range of hardwood and specialist products.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank150
CompanyHadleigh Timber Group
ActivityWood panel distributor
LocationBlythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent
Sales £m169.4
Operating profit £m11.4
Main shareholdersHadleigh PVT Ltd. (80%), Chris Rudd (20%)
Staff345
Founded1906
Websitewww.meyertimber.com

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