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)
2,038 (est)
Synthomer was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Harlow, GB

Synthomer Office Locations

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

Synthomer Data and Metrics

Synthomer Financial Metrics

Synthomer's revenue was reported to be £1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 20% 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 (24-Jul-2017)

1.7 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-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

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

98.4 m

Pre tax profit

59.1 m53.8 m72.5 m136.7 m

Net Income

49.6 m46.3 m63.1 m121.3 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


351.1 m314 m273.6 m355.8 m

Total Assets

862.1 m782.8 m724.7 m1.1 b

Accounts Payable

109.8 m102.1 m124.7 m213.5 m

Current Liabilities

236.3 m177.1 m215.8 m320.9 m

Total Liabilities

571.6 m516.5 m475.3 m769.4 m

Retained Earnings

28.9 m44.1 m6.7 m80.1 m

Total Equity

290.5 m266.3 m249.4 m326.2 m

Financial Leverage

3 x2.9 x2.9 x3.4 x
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)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

3.4 x

Synthomer Market Value History

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Synthomer News and Updates

Synthomer reports record profits

FTSE 250 chemicals company Synthomer has achieved a second consecutive year of record profits, it announced yesterday. The speciality chemicals company, which provides emulsion polymers to a range of industries, including coatings, health and protection, said 2016 revenues jumped up by 20 per cen…

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