International Track 200

The Milton Keynes company Beardow Adams supplies adhesives for packaging, labelling, woodworking, bookbinding and product assembly to customers such as Unilever and Coca-Cola. Its products are manufactured in Spain and Milton Keynes and the company recently acquired a plant in Sweden. At least 75% of sales are generated overseas and demand is growing, helping international sales to rise 22% a year, from £30.6m in 2009 to £45.8m in 2011. Chairman and managing director Bob Adams has also made a series of acquisitions.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank193
CompanyBeardow Adams
ActivityAdhesive supplier
LocationMilton Keynes
2-yr av intl sales growth pa22.27%
International sales £000s45,785
Total sales £000s58,311
Staff125
Founded1977
Websitewww.beardowadams.com

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