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.
This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.