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Irish pick-up helps Grafton to strong 2016 finish

Building materials group says revenue climbed by 13.4 per cent last year

13th January, 2017
Solid increase for Woodie's as Irish market improves. Pic: RollingNews.ie

The chief executive of building materials group Grafton has said it finished the year “on a more positive note”, helped by its exposure to a number of different markets.

Gavin Stark’s comments came in a trading update which revealed that revenue at the Irish-based group climbed by 13.4 per cent last year to reach £2.51 billion. When the impact of currency movements was stripped out, the increase was 10.4 per cent.

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