This Hull-based company sells a range of more than 16,000 items of safety clothing and equipment. Arco’s top-selling items include high-visibility safety vests and heavy-duty safety boots. Supplying everything from hygienic skin creams to gloves, hazardous protective clothing and welding equipment, its clients include the Royal Navy, DHL and Toyota. The company also has a subsidiary in India and operations in China. Under fourth-generation family member Thomas Martin and joint managing director Nicholas Hildyard, sales reached £224m in 2008.
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