Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 67 - Ian & Nicola Warhurst, Melett

The car parts entrepreneurs are worth £73m.

by Philip Beresford
Last Updated: 24 Oct 2014

Barnsley-based Melett supplies replacement turbocharger repair kits and parts for the automotive industry. Around 90% of its sales are exported with a growing market in China. The Warhursts, Ian and Nicola, acquired the business in 2002. Its 2012-13 profit came in at £6.8m on £20.2m sales.

Age: 45/46
Activity: Car parts
Wealth: £73m
Latest turnover: £20.2m
Five-year rise in turnover: 45%
No. of employees: 73
Five-year rise in employment: 170%
Score: 184

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