International Track 200

This family-owned metal recycler has defied the downturn in the UK’s steel industry by boosting exports of processed scrap steel to £5.8m in 2016. Its largest overseas markets are India, China and Pakistan. The Leeds-based company was founded in 1959 by the parents of managing director Stan Whittaker, 69, who joined the company at the age of 15.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank40
CompanyMorley Waste Traders
ActivityMetal recycler
LocationLeeds
2-yr av intl sales growth pa71.56%
International sales £000s*5,800
Total sales £000s*31,544
Staff108
Founded1959
Websitewww.morleywaste.com

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