Founded in 1981 and headquartered in West Yorkshire, Encon distributes thermal and acoustic insulation, fire protection and roofing materials from 22 warehouses across Britain. Chief executive Stuart Moore, 54, led a management buyout from Wolseley in 2011. Sales in 2018 were up 13% to £258m, but rising margins since 2014 have seen profits more than triple, to £13.5m.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank98
CompanyEncon
ActivityInsulation distributor
LocationWest Yorkshire
Sales £m*258.0
Operating profit £m*13.5
Main shareholdersStuart Moore (73%), management (27%)
Staff615
Founded1981
Websitewww.encon.co.uk

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