Yorkshire-based Linpac supplies plastic packaging to the food industry, using recycled materials and new techniques to extend the shelf life of fresh food. It has 14 global manufacturing sites and, to support its expanding Australian business, is spending £14m on a new plant in Melbourne. Its chief executive, Daniel Dayan, 51, joined in March.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank37
CompanyLINPAC
ActivityPackaging maker
LocationWest Yorkshire
Sales £m453.8
Operating profit £m23.3
Main shareholdersVarious, including Deutsche Bank and Strategic Value Partners
Staff2,365
Founded1959
Websitewww.linpac.com

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