Berwickshire’s BSW Timber is the largest sawmill in Britain, shipping timber to mainland Europe, the Middle East, Africa and China. The company also has a site in Latvia. It supplies the pallet, packaging, fencing, garden and DIY sectors with a variety of products, including garden sheds, pods and carports. The business is led by chief executive Tony Hackney, 57.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank170
CompanyBSW Timber
ActivityTimber supplier
LocationBerwickshire
Sales £m184.7
Operating profit £m6.1
Main shareholdersBrownlie family (93%), other (7%)
Staff887
Founded1848
Websitewww.bsw.co.uk

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