Cleveland Cable Company

The cables sold by this company are used to support a range of activities in challenging environments, from offshore communication and security systems to underground signalling systems. From its 12-acre headquarters in Middlesbrough, Cleveland Cable Company supplies clients across a range of industries including telecoms, defence, fire safety and marine services, and it has depots in six other locations including Bristol, London and Glasgow. Brothers Alastair and Michael Powell own and run the company, whose sales grew to £217m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank157
CompanyCleveland Cable Company
ActivityElectrical cable distributor
LocationMiddlesbrough
Sales £m217
Operating profit £m26.1
Main shareholdersAlastair Powell (68%), Michael Powell (32%)
Staff412
Founded1978
Websitewww.clevelandcable.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda