Stemcor, the international steel trading company, opened offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Paris in 2003, when it had sales of £1,535m. The company trades 10m tonnes of steel and raw materials each year and is based in London. Chairman Ralph Oppenheimer, the son of the founder, oversees a staff of 322.

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Company details
Year2004
Rank17
CompanyStemcor
ActivitySteel trader
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*1,535
Profit £m*15
Year endDec 03
Principal shareholdersRalph Oppenheimer and family (81%)
Staff322
Founded1951
Websitewww.stemcor.com

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