Synthomer is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Acrylic and Vinyl emulsions polymers, speciality polymers and Styrene-Butadiene and Acrylonitrile-Butadiene latex. The company is involved in many market segments including coatings, construction, technical textiles, paper and synthetic latex gloves. Within this broad range of applications Synthomer's aqueous polymers are used to deliver one or both of the following two main functions: they can be used as an impervious barrier, such as the manufacture of thin latex gloves. Or they bind materials and substances together.
Harlow, GB
Size (employees)
2,326 (est)+15%
Synthomer was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Harlow, GB
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Key People/Management at Synthomer

Calum MacLean

Calum MacLean

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Stephen Bennett

Stephen Bennett

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Derick Whyte

Derick Whyte

Executive Vice President - Asia
Christoph Breucker

Christoph Breucker

Vice President - Europe
Martin Hallam

Martin Hallam

Vice President - Operations
Tim Hughes

Tim Hughes

Vice President - Americas, Middle East & Investor Relations
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Synthomer Office Locations

Synthomer has offices in Harlow, Atlanta, Marl, Kuala Lumpur and in 1 other location
Harlow, GB (HQ)
Central Rd
Marl, DE
10 Werrastraße
Kuala Lumpur, MY
Wisma Uoa Damansara Ii 6 Changkat Semantan
Dubai, AE
Atlanta, US
750 3379 Peachtree Rd NE
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Synthomer Financials and Metrics

Synthomer Financials

Synthomer's revenue was reported to be £1.05 b in FY, 2016 which is a 20.2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

121.3 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.7 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

117.4 m
Synthomer's current market capitalization is £1.7 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


992.7 m936.4 m870.1 m1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

819.3 m

Gross profit

173.4 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


59 m24.9 m50.9 m117.4 m

Accounts Receivable

122.4 m125 m112 m176.4 m

Current Assets

285 m241.5 m241.3 m418.1 m


226 m227.3 m209.8 m321.7 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

65.8 m64.2 m96.8 m136.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(25.6 m)(87.1 m)(105.2 m)69.4 m

Income Taxes Paid

(9.5 m)(7.5 m)(9.4 m)(15.4 m)
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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