Barrett Steel stocks more than 80,000 tonnes of steel in 29 depots across Britain. Managing director James Barrett, 58, oversaw £8m of recent investment in new depots and machinery. The company, which had international sales of £27.3m in 2012, is winning new customers in the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank7
CompanyBarrett Steel
ActivitySteel stockholder
LocationBradford
2-yr av intl sales growth pa197.79%
International sales £000s27,277
Total sales £000s261,251
Staff970
Founded1866
Websitewww.barrettsteel.com

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