19 year-old Ian Gamble started a hire business in 1971 with the purchase of one hydraulic digger. A year later younger brother Peter joined Ian to sell and hire industrial equipment. Growth was steady. Now in its second generation, the Gamble brothers’ six sons – three each — and the boys’ six cousins are running the show. A move in 1996 to sell construction and access equipment imported from Canada proved fruitful. Sales more than doubled from £4.6m in 1996 to £13m in 1997.
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