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This Telford company specialises in manufacturing and supplying storage equipment including shelving, pallet racking and lockers, and it says its five European factories process more than 55,000 tonnes of steel a year. In February 2006, chief executive Andrew Butler led a £90m secondary buyout from Permira, backed by Stirling Square Capital Partners, a vehicle of Citigroup. Sales grew to £157.8m in 2008.

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Company details
CompanyWhittan Storage Systems
ActivityStorage equipment manufacturer
Sales £m157.8
Operating profit £m10.2
Main shareholdersStirling Square Capital Partners (78%), management (22%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda