Acertec Holdings

Acertec’s subsidiaries make steel wire for a variety of industrial uses, along with steel concrete reinforcements, and body components for large car makers such as BMW and Ford. Its businesses are mainly based in Britain, but it also has an expanding car-body facility in Germany and a concrete reinforcement operation in the Far East. The Solihull company is headed by chief executive John Sword and posted sales of £333.4m in 2004.

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Company details
CompanyAcertec Holdings
ActivityIndustrial steel processor
Sales £m*333.4
Operating profit £m*20.0
Main shareholdersCandover (95%), management (5%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda