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Steeton stairlift firm featured in top 150 list
A Steeton-based company whose products have featured on a TV drama by writer Kay Mellor has been named as one of the top 150 companies in Yorkshire.
Acron Stairlifts, whose stairlift featured in the BBC drama The Syndicate – about five supermarket workers whose lives are turned upside down when they win £18 million on the lottery – has been included for the first time in a list compiled by accountants BDO for their Yorkshire Report.
Now in its sixth year, BDO’s Yorkshire Report compiles the latest published accounts from Yorkshire companies based on revenue.
The accolade follows praise for Acorn’s export growth from David Wootton, the Lord Mayor of London, during his visit to the Steeton headquarters earlier this year.
He said: “Manufacturing is one of the key industries to help bring the UK out of the recession and to hear and see how Acorn is exporting stairlifts to 66 different countries each year from its UK operation is to be applauded.”