A helideck at Glasgow’s new hospital, the restoration of a Swansea RNLI boat station and a new police HQ in Durham are among this company’s recent galvanising projects. Founded in 1855, Wedge says it can galvanise anything from a 1.5mm thick washer to a 29 metre beam. Led by chairman Jeremy Woolridge, 70, it has 14 plants and this year generated sales of £129.6m from its operations across the UK, America and Europe.

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Company details
Year2015
CompanyWedge Group Galvanizing
ActivityGalvaniser
LocationWest Midlands
Sales £m129,598
Operating profit £m15,400
Staff1,024
Founded1855
Websitewww.wedge-galv.co.uk/

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