This Manchester firm supplies spare parts for domestic appliances, including vacuum cleaners, cookers and washing machines. Its products are either sold directly to customers or through other retailers, such as Walmart in the US. The business was founded in 1961, and is now led by husband and wife team Philip and Caroline Hulme, both 52. In 2017 international sales reached £8.1m.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank93
CompanyQualtex
ActivitySpare parts distributor
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa50.75%
International sales £000s*8,100
Total sales £000s*36,668
Staff231
Founded1961
Websitewww.qualtexuk.com

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