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Google, Twitter and Astra Zeneca are among the clients of this Yorkshire furniture maker, founded in 2005 by Mark Hammond, 38, Kieron Bakewell, 40, and Matt Welsh, 42. Its designs — including meeting tables, seats and barstools — can be found in offices, hotels, restaurants and airports around the world. US furniture giant Herman Miller bought a 50% non-controlling stake in 2016, paving the way for US expansion. A Chicago showroom helped overseas sales hit £16.1m last year.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank32
Companynaughtone
ActivityFurniture designer and manufacturer
LocationNorth Yorkshire
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa89.51%
International sales £000s*16,091
Total sales £000s*23,375
Staff40
Founded2005
Websitewww.naughtone.com

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