The late Sir Allen McClay set up this pharmaceuticals developer in 2001. Almac provides research, development and commercialisation services to more than 600 drug companies. Based in Craigavon in Northern Ireland, it also has a large US operation. Alan Armstrong, 55, is chairman and chief executive.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank77
CompanyAlmac Group
ActivityPharmaceuticals maker
LocationCraigavon, Co Armagh
Sales £m325.3
Operating profit £m21.6
Main shareholdersMcClay Foundation (100%)
Staff3,201
Founded2001
Websitewww.almacgroup.com

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