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This Bolton-based recycling specialist makes damp-proof membranes, films, tapes and sacks used by the construction industry from the waste materials it collects. It handles plastic, oil, wood, paper and water, and has invested £4 million to improve the quality of its products. It is majority-owned by managing director Doug Mercer, 55, who saw profits grow to £8 million in 2020. During the pandemic it has increased production by 15 per cent and is looking to grow sales further in 2021.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank14
CompanyToughsheet
ActivityPlastics recycling group
LocationBolton
Annual profit growth79.62%
Latest profits £000s7,967
Latest sales £000s16,749
Staff75
Founded1968
Websitewww.toughsheet.co.uk

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