Led by founder Mark Murfitt, 53, this Suffolk firm processes 11m used tyres a year, separating out the steel, fibre and rubber. The latter is used in a variety of applications, from carpet underlay to sport surfaces. It sells to Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia and exports expanded to £2.1m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank39
CompanyMurfitts Industries
ActivityTyre recycler
LocationSuffolk
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa66.46
International sales £000s2,109
Total sales £000s8,816
Staff20
Founded2001
Websitewww.murfittsindustries.com

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