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When Pete Townshend of the Who asked for more volume, the late Jim Marshall, the “Father of Loud”, created the famous Marshall stack amplifier in 1965. Based in Bletchley in Buckinghamshire, Marshall makes up to 200 amps a day, which have been used on tour by bands such as Muse and Gorillaz. Products also include headphones, fridges that look like amps and its Natal brand drums. Under managing director Jon Ellery, 62, profits rose to £7.8m in 2018. It has had to cancel its Marshall Live music festival, planned for June 6.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank17
CompanyMarshall Amps
ActivityAmp manufacturer
LocationMilton Keynes
Annual profit growth77.57%
Latest profits £000s7,793
Latest sales £000s40,097
Staff476
Founded1964
Websitewww.marshallamps.com

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