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This business develops hi-tech fabrics such as Isotex, which is waterproof and breathable, and is also behind the Craghoppers and Dare2b brands. Founded by the Black family in 1981, the Manchester group exports to 56 countries, and has offices across Europe, America, China and Bangladesh. Under chairman and chief executive Keith Black, 59, profits hit £20.4m in 2018.

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Company details
ActivityOutdoor clothing distributor
Annual profit growth67.48%
Latest profits £000s20,371
Latest sales £000s193,242

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