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Founded in 1984 by chairman Joe Hemani, 73, this Reading-based firm is a large IT distributor selling everything from desktop PCs and notebooks to software, printers, spare parts and consumables. Its more than 14,000 customers include retailers, dealers and resellers in the UK, Ireland and Europe, to which Westcoast also provides credit, marketing and logistics services. As the coronavirus took hold, it says it saw “unprecedented demand” and began to prioritise NHS orders. Its warehouses are now at full operational capacity.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank18
CompanyWestcoast
ActivityTechnology distributor
LocationReading
Sales £m*2,799
Profit £m*34
Year endDec 19
Principal shareholdersJoe Hemani (100%)
Staff1,458
Founded1984
Websitewww.westcoast.co.uk

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