Newship is a conglomerate based in Surrey that operates in the packaging, construction, engineering and event hire markets across Europe. Its largest subsidiaries include Beatson Clark, which provides glass packaging to commercial markets; Rollalong, which designs and manufactures permanent modular buildings; and metal engineer Jenks & Cattell. The business is run by chairman John Newman, 71, and chief executive Stephen Compson, 63. As we went to press, the group reported sales rose to £130.5m.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank236
CompanyNewship
ActivityConglomerate
LocationSouthwest London
Sales £m122
Operating profit £m5.7
Main shareholdersJ W Newman and family (95%), other (5%)
Staff528
Founded2001
Websitewww.newship.co.uk

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