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This Lancashire metalwork business provides fabricated steel constructions and laser cutting services to more than 2,000 customers in a variety of sectors, including the retail, nuclear, rail and automotive industries. Since 2012 it has also made log fire stoves and provided water-jet cutting services, which contributed to profits of £6.6m in the same year. WEC was co-founded by managing director Stephen Hartley, 58, in 1979, after he and his then business partner were made redundant.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank72
CompanyWEC Group
ActivityMetal fabricator
LocationLancashire
Annual profit growth49.40%
Latest profits £000s6,636
Latest sales £000s37,647
Staff402
Founded1979
Websitewww.wec-group.com

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