International Track 200

Established in 1932 by William Spooner to make drying machines for the local textile industry, this company, based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, now makes ovens, dryers, coolers and pollution abatement equipment for the paper, metals, plastics and food preparation sectors. Australasia, Europe and Africa are significant export markets and Spooner Industries has offices in America and China. Under managing director Michael Brook, 53, international sales reached £20.7m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank100
CompanySpooner Industries
ActivityIndustrial machinery manufacturer
LocationWest Yorkshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa39.49%
International sales £000s20,688
Total sales £000s32,227
Staff197
Founded1932
Websitewww.spooner.co.uk

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