Suttons is a supply chain services firm specialising in the chemicals, gas, fuel and food sectors. Founded in the 1920s by Alf Sutton, it is now led by his grandson John, 44. Based in Widnes, it has operations in Britain, America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. It has grown through acquisition, and in September last year bought chemical transport company Imperial Tankers for £27m.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank181
CompanySuttons Group
ActivityLogistics & supply chain services
LocationCheshire
Sales £m*176.2
Operating profit £m*8.3
Main shareholdersSutton family trusts (100%)
Staff1,131
Founded1954
Websitewww.suttonsgroup.com

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