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Business Description

Accrol converts a wide range of household and away from home tissue products for a range of leading retailers from its purpose built production facility in Blackburn.


Established in 1993, Accrol employs more than 300 staff and has enjoyed rapid growth in recent years with run-rate turnover now exceeding £125m. One of Europe’s largest independent soft tissue converters, the business has a manufacturing capacity in excess of 80,000 tonnes per annum.

NorthEdge Investment Rationale

Accrol is a well invested, market leading manufacturer with a significant share of the UK market and an impressive customer base. With ambitious growth plans, the investment from NorthEdge has enabled Accrol to better serve its customers.


The business, founded by the Hussain family, has grown significantly in the last five years. The investment by NorthEdge has facilitated an acceleration of the company’s expansion programme, thereby supporting further sales growth, job creation and product development.

Majid Hussain MBE, CEO of Accrol UK, said: “The investment from NorthEdge follows a sustained period of growth for the business. The capital will allow us to accelerate capital expenditure to increase output and ensure that we continue to deliver the highest quality products and services to our customers. We look forward to working with the team at NorthEdge to drive the business forward and continue to increase our support to customers.”

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