This firm provides specialist fuels for automotive, motorsport and aviation clients in 26 countries, including Germany and the US. It was formed in 2010 when scientists Craig Goodfellow, 53, and Diane Lance, 57, acquired a refinery on the Thames estuary in Essex from British Petroleum. With additional operations in Germany, it secured undisclosed investment from Lyceum Capital in 2015 to expand in the US and Asia. Under chief executive Nick Pye, 42, exports hit an annualised £7.4m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank86
CompanyCoryton Advanced Fuels
ActivitySpecialist fuel manufacturer
LocationEssex
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa36.92%
International sales £000s†7,368
Total sales £000s†11,387
Staff36
Founded2010
Websitewww.corytonfuels.co.uk

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