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This company’s chemical compounds help keep furniture fire-retardant and prevent paints and inks from spoiling. Thor also manufactures ingredients used in personal care products, and has a division that tests cosmetics for eye and skin irritation without using animals. Headquartered in Canterbury, Thor’s international sites include Germany, Mexico and China. Its chief executive is Joan Antoni Pujante, 53.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank33
CompanyThor Group
ActivityChemicals manufacturer
LocationKent
Sales £m422.5
Operating profit £m60.8
Main shareholdersEurotrust (62%), 3i (27%), other (11%)
Staff1,454
Founded1983
Websitewww.thor.com

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