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Staircases, joist floors, door linings and other timber products are manufactured at this firm’s 10 UK facilities. Managing director Andy Hamilton, 53, founded the Nuneaton company in 1985 with a £5,000 loan from his father after leaving school without any qualifications. The builders’ merchant Travis Perkins took a 15% stake in the business in 2015 for an undisclosed sum and sales reached £35.9m last year. It says it is now Europe’s largest staircase manufacturer, with 1,500 houses built each week using its products.

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Company details
ActivityHousing materials manufacturer
Annual sales rise over 3 years54.92%
Latest sales £000s35,867

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