Headquartered in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, this company was founded in 1984 as a fly-killer brand. It now manufactures a range of pest control and garden care products after acquiring nine companies, including Insect-O-Cutor and Pest-Stop. Pelsis supplies customers such as Brico, Screwfix and Rentokil in more than 80 countries, lifting international sales to £54.1m in 2016. Last year, chief executive Peter Mangion, 57, led a buyout backed by private equity firm LDC.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank50
CompanyPelsis
ActivityPest control
LocationNorth Yorkshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa71.59%
International sales £000s54,108
Total sales £000s66,420
Staff267
Founded1984
Websitewww.pelsis.com

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