Founded in 1869 as a local grocer, this Shrewsbury group has diversified into property, engineering and the care industry. Exports of £4.2m in 2017 were generated by its engineering division, Morris Site Machinery, which makes industrial lighting, generators and other construction equipment. A key market is Australia, where it supplies the country’s largest equipment hire firm. Robin Morris, 50, is chairman of the fifth generation family business, and Chris Morris, 46, is chief executive of Morris Site Machinery.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank104
CompanyMorris & Company
ActivityConglomerate
LocationShrewsbury
2-yr av intl sales growth pa46.86%
International sales £000s4,197
Total sales £000s52,027
Staff708
Founded1869
Websitewww.morrisandco.com

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