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This timber group is engaged in the importation, sawmilling, processing, merchanting and wholesale distribution of timber and timber products from its 16 sites in the UK and Ireland. The company saw sales increase by £15m to £141.1m in 2019. During lockdown it continued to operate as a major supplier of timber products to the Nightingale and Dragon hospitals, and to emergency government facilities nationwide. The business, headquartered in Newport, Wales, is targeting domestic and overseas acquisitions to fuel growth.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank173
CompanyPremier Forest Group
ActivityTimber product wholesaler
LocationNewport
Sales £m141.1
Operating profit £m4.9
Main shareholdersDilwyn Howells (33.3%), Terry Edgell (33.3%), Nigel Williams (33.3%)
Staff364
Founded1993
Websitewww.premierforest.co.uk

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda