Purico Group was founded by Professor Nathu Ram Puri in January 1983. Nat Puri arrived in the UK from the Punjab in 1966 with a degree in mathematics before training as a consulting engineer. Within twenty years, he had established the beginnings of an international company that would evolve to become one of the most diverse and successful private enterprises in the UK.
Purico is a diversified, industrial manufacturing company with interests in:
- Paper manufacture and distribution
- Polymers and plastics
- IT and communications
- Trading companies
- Real estate and property investments
The core competencies of Purico arise from the integration of multiple technologies and the coordination of diverse production skills over a variety of manufacturing companies. Purico is highly proficient at facilitating knowledge transfer; providing portability of skills throughout peoples and geographies.
The intersection of these technologies, the portability of skills and knowledge across the globe and across industry sectors, and the ability to exploit market opportunities within these core competencies, gives Purico the capability to launch new businesses in emerging markets. The company excels in the development of these businesses, providing considerable benefit to the local people and communities whilst also achieving significant market share in those product sectors.
The company’s skills and competencies within each of its product sectors and product lines provide direct access to a wide variety of markets, contributing significantly to the end product benefits. Thus making it extremely difficult for competitors to imitate.
Purico is a Private Company and employs over 3,000 people world wide, including: United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, Mexico, China and Hong Kong. The Company headquarters are in Nottingham, England. The Groups’ annual sales turnover, under the name of Purico or where Purico is the largest shareholder, exceeds US$650million.
Purico’s philosophy is to commit to achieve global product leadership in each of its core businesses. In order to achieve this goal, the company has undertaken a comprehensive five-year expansion plan that focuses upon five key initiatives
- Technical and product leadership
- Opportunistic investors
- Customer care and satisfaction
- Cultivating competitive advantage
Purico always looks to work in partnership; with its suppliers, with its customers, with its investors. It is this inclusive approach that sets the company apart and drives its success.