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This fuel distributor sells 1.1 billion litres of oil and 760,000 tonnes of solid fuel a year. The company had sales of £605m and increased operating profits threefold to £12m in 2002, when it had 2,008 staff. The Chesterfield firm was formed in 1995 after a management buyout of Coal Products from British Coal, backed by private-equity investors.

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Company details
CompanyCPL Industries
ActivitySolid fuels supplier
Sales £m605
Profit £m12
Year endMar 02
Principal shareholdersLegal & General Ventures

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