Headquartered in Dartford, Kent, this tool distributor’s stock holding exceeds £44m and includes more than 30,000 different products across 250 international brands — including DeWalt, Stanley, and Bahco. Customers can buy hand tools, power tools and hardware products either online or from its network of 12 Toolbank depots. Under chief executive Wayne Flory, 50, it acquired Dublin-based Tucks O’Brien and Tucks Fasteners & Fixings for an undisclosed sum in June.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank114
CompanyToolbank
ActivityTool distributor
LocationKent
Sales £m223.8
Operating profit £m19.9
Main shareholdersJohn Twallin (13%), estates & settlements trust (35%), other (52%)
Staff934
Founded1974
Websitewww.toolbank.com

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