International Track 200

This 145-year-old firm buys oils, waxes, fatty acids and epoxy resins from as far afield as California and Indonesia, and sells to a wide range of customers and industries. These include pharmaceutical and personal care companies as well as producers of coatings, composites and paint. Led by managing director Philip Tarleton, MKR set up a Dutch subsidiary in 2010 to market products to mainland Europe. International sales grew 49% a year from £2.9m in 2009 to £6.3m in 2011.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank79
CompanyMeade-King Robinson & Co
ActivityChemicals supplier
LocationLiverpool
2-yr av intl sales growth pa48.83%
International sales £000s6,319
Total sales £000s46,760
Staff31
Founded1867
Websitewww.mkr.co.uk

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