Family-owned Barrett Steel holds more than 100,000 tons of steel at 25 depots in Britain and its facility in Houston, Texas. The Bradford firm supplies industries including construction, transport and oil and gas. Managing director James Barrett, 59, has this year invested in a new division to focus on the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank97
CompanyBarrett Steel
ActivitySteel stockholder
LocationBradford
Sales £m273.3
Operating profit £m6.4
Main shareholdersBarrett family (70%), management and others (30%)
Staff1,034
Founded1866
Websitewww.barrettsteel.com

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