Victrex


Victrex

Infobox Company
company_name = Victrex
company_
company_type = Public (lse|VCT)
foundation = 1993
location = Cleveleys, England, UK
key_people = Peter Warry, Chairman
David Hummel, CEO
industry = Polymers
products =
revenue =
operating_income = £131.0 million (2007)
net_income = £51.2 million (2007)
num_employees = 550 [2008]
parent =
subsid =
homepage = [http://www.victrex.com www.victrex.com]
slogan = Passion Innovation Performance
footnotes =

Victrex plc (lse|VCT) is a leading British-based producer of high performance polymers. It is a constituent of the FTSE 250.

History

The company was established in 1993 by way of a management buyout of the "PEEK" polymer business of Imperial Chemical Industries plc. It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1995. In 2005 it invested in the expansion of its existing facility at Cleveleys in Lancashire. [ [http://www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk/victrexa.htm UK Business Park] ]

Activities

The company's activities are focused on one product - the "PEEK" brand of polymers. The product is used where chemical, wear, electrical and temperature resistance is important.

References

External links

* [http://www.victrex.com Official site]


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