Skelmersdale-based FMCG haulier Kammac is back in the black after it sold its kegs and cask manufacturing division. After it posted a loss of £7,000 in 2013, in the year-ending 31 December 2014 Kammac achieved a pre-tax profit of £260,000. However turnover from continuing operations fell to £19.9m from £23.8m. The group’s operating profit was £967,000 from its continuing operations compared with an operating loss of £904,000 in respect of the divisions which were sold. The directors’ report said that […]
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