Steel Plate & Sections

This Midlands firm, with offices in Rotterdam, Dubai, Singapore and Perth, supplies steel to the oil, mining, construction and power-generating industries. Its customers include Shell, BP and Amec. The company was founded by the father of current chairman Julian Robbins in 1965, and says it supplies 100,000 tons of steel a year. Rising demand and higher steel prices have helped profits at Steel Plate & Sections grow 80% a year from £637,000 in 2001 to £3.7m in 2004.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank21
CompanySteel Plate & Sections
ActivitySteel processor
LocationWest Midlands
Annual profit growth80.30%
Latest profits £000s3,736
Latest sales £000s37,961
Staff82
Founded1965
Websitewww.steelplate.co.uk

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