Responsible for printing 7m ballot papers for this year’s general election, West Yorkshire’s Adare offers a range of marketing and secure communication services for customers in 60 locations across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Other projects include sourcing promotional goods for Coca-Cola. In April, private-equity firm Endless backed a £60m buyout led by chief executive Robert Whiteside, 57.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank196
CompanyAdare
ActivityMarketing services provider
LocationWest Yorkshire
Sales £m170.8
Operating profit £m5.5
Main shareholdersEndless (75%), management (25%)
Staff837
Founded1991
Websitewww.adare.com

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