The Remet Company

Sixty thousand tonnes of scrap lead, zinc, aluminium and copper are traded each year by the Remet Company. Subsidiary Avon Metals produces aluminium alloys and trades in small-volume, high-value metals. China is a key market for the company, with overseas sales accounting for almost 75% of turnover. It is led by chairman Walter Reid.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank229
CompanyThe Remet Company
ActivityMetal merchant
LocationEast London
Sales £m182.1
Operating profit £m7.8
Main shareholdersReid family (98%), others (2%)
Staff80
Founded1948
Websitewww.remetcompany.com

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