Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. was founded in the UK in 1926 and remains a leading independent family owned and run performance and speciality chemical manufacturing company. The company turns over approximately £28m per annum, employs 175 people and exports approximately 75% of its products to over 80 countries from its manufacturing headquarters in the North East of England. It has offices in the USA and China. The business is divided into 3 divisions which include: Performance Chemicals, Custom Manufacture and Advanced Materials. Above all, Thomas Swan aims to combine the approachability and flexibility of a family-run business with the efficiency and professionalism of an international chemical manufacturing company.