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Heinz, Belvoir and Courvoisier are among the clients of this glass bottle and packaging manufacturer, whose furnaces have the capacity to make 970 tons of glass per day. With a history stretching back to 1874, it has three sites across West Yorkshire and is run by chief executive Alan Henderson, 46. Sales grew to £107.5m in 2018, and in January an affiliate of private equity firm Sun European Partners bought the business for an undisclosed sum from CBPE.

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Company details
CompanyAllied Glass Containers
ActivityGlass container manufacturer
Sales £m107.5
Operating profit £m10.9
Main shareholdersSun Capital, management

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