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West London company Sauflon Pharmaceuticals makes contact lenses and aftercare products. It has benefited from growing demand for disposable products. The company is led by joint managing directors, David Wells, 49, and Bradley Wells, 43, sons of one of the company’s co-founders. Hollyport Capital and Bond Capital Partners have a 44% stake. Profits reached £13.5m in 2012 and, after our research closed, Sauflon reported that profits rose 33% to £17.9m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank95
CompanySauflon Pharmaceuticals
ActivityContact lens maker
LocationSouthwest London
Annual profit growth43.82%
Latest profits £000s13,462
Latest sales £000s84,176
Staff823
Founded1985
Websitewww.sauflon.com

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