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This printing group’s UK business has been able to continue operating during the pandemic, and has introduced optional antimicrobial coatings on its products to help prevent the spread of disease. The London-headquartered group completes more than 16,000 print jobs annually, and has 2,100 customers and 15 manufacturing sites in Europe, with sales in 2018 reaching £459.5m. Under chief executive and co-founder Paul Utting, 54, the company has made a string of acquisitions since it was founded in 2008.

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Company details
CompanyWalstead Group
ActivityCommercial printer
LocationCentral London
Sales £m459.5
Operating profit £m15.5
Main shareholdersRutland Partners (32%), management and others (68%)

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