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Dunn Bros recovers, recycles, processes and trades metal. Founded by the Dunn family in 1962, its main recycling plant at Smethwick, near Birmingham, processes 500,000 tonnes of metal a year. The company exports 80% of its products, from ports in South Wales, Bristol and Southampton, and it has twice received the Queen’s Award for international trade. This company, still led by the Dunn family—including chairman Alan Dunn and managing director Karl Dunn—saw sales reach £185.5m in 2008.

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Company details
CompanyDunn Bros
ActivityMetal recycler
LocationWest Midlands
Sales £m185.5
Operating profit £m1.5
Main shareholdersAlan Dunn and family (100%)

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