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Cathay Investments Limited owns a number of companies in the chemical distribution and other industries.


As a forward looking investment company we invest time and resources into developing group companies to achieve their full potential and provide positive experiences for our customers and trading partners.

Our group companies include:



Further details of each of these companies can be found on their websites via the above links


Latest news


October 2017 - Euroresins to exhibit at Advanced Engineering 2017


The largest Composites show in the UK will take place at the NEC in Birmingham from 1st - 2nd November. The composite industry continues its innovations every year increasing the number of applications mainly in automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, construction and oil and gas. As usual, Euroresins UK will also be present in this edition so come and visit them on STAND P140. Click here for further details and how to register.




September 2017 - Lantor to present in various exhibitions worldwide


Lantor will be presenting in 5 exhibitions across the world during the month of September. They will be showcasing their products, skills and expertise in the China Composites Expo in Shanghai, CAMX in Florida, PLASCOM in Taiwan, Wire Southeast Asia in Bangkok and Composites Europe in Stuttgart. Please read below for further details.



Lantor present at the 23rd China Composites Expo 2017

The 23rd China International Composites Industrial Technical Expo will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center on September 6-8 this year. Lantor B.V. will be exhibiting alongside its local distributor, Sino Composites Ltd, to showcase their market leading core materials. Drop by at booth number A517 where they will be more than happy to demonstrate their products to you.


Lantor present at CAMX 2017, Orlando Florida

The CAMX will take place on 12-14 September in Orange County Convention Centre Orlando. Lantor, in close cooperation with 3A Composites and Composites One, will showcase the application of Lantor core materials in demanding structures with live demos at the Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance Demo Zone (booth K32). Please also come and visit them on the 3A Composites booth L52.


Lantor present at the first edition of the PLASCOM Taiwan

The event will be held at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center during September 13-16. Lantor B.V. joins its local distributor Wah Lee, a renowned industry player in composites and a co-organizer of the event, to showcase its high value added solutions. Don't miss out on this industry event and visit them at booth D2523.


Lantor at the Wire Southeast Asia 2017 in Bangkok

Wire Southeast Asia 2017 will take place on 19-21 September in the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC). It is the region's leading procurement and networking platform and is held alongside the synergistic Tube Southeast Asia. Both trade events will bring together some 400 exhibitors from over 30 countries, providing an attractive focal point and springboard for both international companies and local businesses wanting to make their foray into Asia's markets. Please come and visit Lantor in booth D38.


Lantor presenting at the Composites Europe 2017 in Stuttgart

The trade show will take place on 19-21 September in Messe Stuttgart. Lantor will showcase the application of Lantor core materials in a live infusion demonstration. You can find them in Hall C2 booth A32, right next to the Product Demonstration Area where their Live demo will take place daily.


For further details on Lantor and its exhibitions, please click here.


August 2017 - Williams of Swansea hold annual Christmas Trade Show!


The annual Christmas Trade Show has arrived again at the Swansea showroom and will be held on:


Sunday 3rd Sept - 10:00 to 17:00

Monday 4th Sept - 09:00 to 18:00


For further details and location please click here.


July 2017 - OPC moves in with PNC


The Original Poster Company has moved in with neighbours PNC Global Logistics and will now share the address of Paramount House, Delta Way, Thorpe Industrial Park, Egham, Surrey, TW20 8RX. For further information please visit their websites at OPC and PNC.


July 2017 - MGA appoints Amethyst Group as logistics provider


Global toy firm, MGA Entertainment, has appointed Amethyst Group as its new warehouse and logistics provider.












The deal sees Amethyst take on the 3PL contract for MGA Entertainment and Zapf Creation on top of two other major contracts this month.

"We chose Amethyst as our new warehouse and logistics provider based on the fact that we were looking for a business partner to help us grow our business with confidence. Amethyst is a market leader within the toy industry and from my very first visit I was impressed with the knowledge of the whole team and the high standards that are visible and set from the very top," said Tony Thomson, head of UK operations for MGA Entertainment.

"The team were very flexible with meeting our needs and left me feeling that this was without doubt the right partner to help us move forward. I look forward to a long and successful partnership between MGA Entertainment/Zapf Creation and Amethyst."

Allan Fosbrook, business development manager at Amethyst, added: "We are all thrilled that MGA/Zapf will be complimenting our excellent client base ensuring that we remain a top logistics provider for the toy and nursery industry. We look forward to a long and exciting partnership."

For further information please visit www.amethystgroup.co.uk


July 2017 - Amethyst Continues to Lead the Way


The Amethyst Super-Hub has just had it's Practical Completion and is on schedule for a go-live date on August 17.




Ideally located in Central Warwickshire it is within close proximity to motorway networks, major parcel carrier hubs and the 'Golden Triangle'. The Super-Hub is a multi-million pound investment that will encompass over 46,000 pallet positions, a three tier Mezzanine and state of the art systems.

We will be able to offer a late cut off for our B2C and D2C clients and a cost effective delivery service to all the major retailers hubs for our B2B clients.


For further information or a tour, please contact:

Allan Fosbrook

Business Development Manager

Tel: 07730 982907 Email: afosbrook@amethystgroup.co.uk




News archives



June 2017 - Lantor wins Experience Award for employee satisfaction

May 2017 - Euroresins achieves new ISO 9001: 2015 Certification

April 2017 - Euroresins Benelux upgrades tinting machine technology

March 2017 - Williams of Swansea NEW 2017 Toys & Stationery catalogues now available!

February 2017 - The Super-Hub continues to impress at Amethyst Group

January 2017 - Cathay Investments purchases PNC Global Logistics Limited

January 2017 - Cathay Investments purchases The Original Poster Company

January 2017 - Cathay Investments purchases Lantor from Active Capital Company



December 2016 - Season's Greetings!!!

December 2016 - Amethyst Group's Super-Hub well on track

November 2016 - Amethyst Group begins building new Super-Hub

October 2016 - Composites Engineering Show 2nd - 3rd November 2016

August 2016 - Euroresins UK launches a new Webshop

July 2016 - Amethyst Group corporate video

May 2016 - Cathay Investments opens Hong Kong office

April 2016 - Amethyst Group launches new website

February 2016 - ESP holds promotional sale

February 2016 - Spring/Summer Trade Show 15th - 16th February 2016

January 2016 - Euroresins rebrands



October 2015 - Cathay Investments Head Office relocation

August 2015 - Cathay Investments 2 acquires warehouses

August 2015 - Job Vacancy at Euroresins Benelux

June 2015 - Early Christmas Trade Show 5th - 6th July 2015

May 2015 - Perkins launches new Toy Fun range

April 2015 - Euroresins Italy in "1001 Vela Cup" boat race

March 2015 - Cathay completes acquisition of Amethyst Group Ltd from Itochu Corporation

March 2015 - Cathay finalises acquisition of Euroresins from Royal DSM (02 March 2015)

January 2015 - Cathay Investments 2 acquires Williams of Swansea

January 2015 - Spring Fair International Show 1st - 5th February 2015



December 2014 - Cathay Investments to purchase Euroresins from DSM

November 2014 - Composites Engineering Show 11th - 12th November 2014

July 2014 - Cathay Investments 2 acquires Perkins Group Services

July 2013 - Cathay Investments acquires Umeco Distribution Limited

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For enquiries relating to specific companies within the Cathay Group, please contact that company directly using the links shown here.


For enquiries relating to Cathay Investments Limited, please contact us using the details shown below.


UK Head Office

Cathay Investments Limited

Office 37, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, CR0 0XZ

United Kingdom


Telephone: +44 (0)208 722 5951


Hong Kong Office

Cathay Investments Limited

Room 1407, Level 14, 88 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai

Hong Kong


Telephone: +852 3973 5957