Established on its present site in 1876, this family-controlled West Midlands firm says it can galvanise anything from a 1.5mm thick washer to a 29-metre beam. Its projects include a visitor attraction at Chester Zoo and the restoration of a Swansea RNLI boat station. Headed by managing director Chris Woolridge, 38, it has 14 UK sites.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank187
CompanyWedge Group Galvanizing
ActivityGalvanizer
LocationWest Midlands
Sales £m161.4
Operating profit £m19.1
Main shareholdersWoolridge family (76%), management (24%)
Staff1,218
Founded1855
Websitewww.wedge-galv.co.uk

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