TAKE OVER LED TO BIG CHANGES

Yorkshire Post - Business - - BUSINESS / NEWS -

■ Ed­ward Naylor took over the fam­ily busi­ness in 1993 at a time “when it was bal­anced on one leg and a slightly rick­ety leg at that”, he said.

■ He trans­formed Naylor In­dus­tries by di­ver­si­fy­ing the busi­ness and boost­ing pro­duc­tiv­ity.

■ Naylor In­dus­tries even started mak­ing plant pots and es­tab­lished

The York­shire Flow­er­pot Com­pany.

■ When Mr Naylor took over the busi­ness, Naylor used to man­u­fac­ture clay pipes and it was be­ing left be­hind by com­peti­tors who had started mak­ing plas­tic pipes. But un­der his lead­er­ship the firm also joined the plas­tic pipe revo­lu­tion.

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