This Rochdale-based company recently celebrated 75 years in business, selling domestic home cleaning and laundry products — from irons and mops to washing lines and dehumidifiers — all of which are manufactured at five sites in the UK and Germany. Minky sells its products through its own website, but also via grocery retailers and DIY and catalogue stores. Owned and run by the Fuchs family, chief executive Martin Fuchs, 53, oversaw profits of £4.5m in 2015.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank94
CompanyMinky
ActivityHousehold goods manufacturer
LocationRochdale
Annual profit growth59.96%
Latest profits £000s4,452
Latest sales £000s39,125
Staff337
Founded1941
Websitewww.minky.co.uk

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