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This Scottish Borders business has eight sawmill sites supplying the construction, pallet, garden and DIY sectors with products such as wood cladding and timber decking. During the pandemic, it has focused its production on the pallet industry. In February, the group, which is led by chief executive Tony Hackney, 62, was acquired by private equity firm Endless for an undisclosed sum after more than 170 years under family ownership.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank42
CompanyBSW Timber
ActivityTimber supplier
LocationScottish Borders
Sales £m354.8
Operating profit £m10
Main shareholdersEndless Private Equity (100%)
Staff1,249
Founded1848
Websitewww.bsw.co.uk

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