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Paul and Jeremy Eakin and family
Medical supplies
Rank 2017
35
Worth
€353m
Rise/fall
€44m

Co Down-based TG Eakin was formed in 1974 by pharmacist Tom Eakin to manufacture skin protection products for use in stoma and wound care. The company, which sells in 40 countries, is owned by his sons Paul, 54, and Jeremy, 49. Profits at the €342m business rose to €19.4m on €32.5m sales in 2015-16. Other assets add €11m.