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Established in 1920 as a scrapyard dealing in only a few types of metals, CF Booth now recycles, manufactures, imports and exports a range of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, recently focusing on the manufacturing of forged parts for the marine industry. James and Ken Booth manage the group, and Ken’s sons, the third generation, are overseeing the buying and selling of all materials within the company. The Rotherham company’s sales reached £169.7m in 2007.

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Company details
CompanyCF Booth
ActivityMetal recycler
Sales £m169.7
Operating profit £m8.4
Main shareholdersBooth family (100%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda