Founded in 1866, this family-owned firm stocks more than 100,000 tons of steel across 27 UK locations, counting merchant bar, handrails and carbon steels among its products. Under group managing director James Barrett, 63, the Bradford business also offers services such as deep hole boring, laser cutting and plasma profiling.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank81
CompanyBarrett Steel
ActivitySteel stockholder
LocationBradford
Sales £m292.7
Operating profit £m8.4
Main shareholdersBarrett family (70%), management and others (30%)
Staff1,026
Founded1866
Websitewww.barrettsteel.com

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