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The Remet Company buys non-ferrous metals, including scrap aluminium, copper, lead and zinc, and sells them around the world. Its subsidiary, Avon Metals, produces speciality aluminium alloys and trades in small-volume, high-value metals including titanium and tantalum for customers in the aerospace and automotive industries. China is a key market and the company has an office in Hong Kong. Led by chairman Walter Reid, overseas sales grew by 28% a year from £80.7m in 2009 to £132.3m in 2011, helped by increases in global metal prices.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank157
CompanyThe Remet Company
ActivityMetal merchant
LocationEast London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa28.00%
International sales £000s132,285
Total sales £000s182,066
Staff80
Founded1948
Websitewww.remetcompany.com

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