Thomas Wyatt Nigeria Plc. is a company that is involved in paper conversion and printing. The company is license to carry out the following businesses: – Graphic Design, Colour Separation, General Printing, Paper Converting and Publishing.
Thomas Wyatt Nigeria Plc formerly known as Thomas Wyatt and Sons (West Africa) was incorporated 18th, March 1948 as a private Limited Company and commenced business in 1949; it became a public company in 1978. To meet the growing demand of the company products, two subsidiaries were incorporated namely. Thomas Wyatt and Son (Northern Nigeria) Limited on 14th February 1961 with production factory in Kaduna and APEX (Eastern Nigeria) Limited on 13th September, 1962 in Port Harcourt. In April 2005, a core investor *MOOREHOUSE MANAGEMENT LIMITED* (MML) took over the running of the company.
The management team has seasoned hands to guarantee clients satisfaction. Our clientele include Unilever Nigeria Plc, Nigerian Bottling Company, MTN Communications, Four Mills of Nigeria Plc, Mr. Biggs, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University, Corona School Trust Council, Queen College etcetera.
The shares of the company were Company initially held by foreigners but Nigerian equity participation in the company was realized in 1961 when 10.7% of the company’s shares were held by Nigerians. Presently, 93.2% of the company’s shares is held by Nigerians while Foreigners or nonresident shareholders hold 6.8%.
The company is the pioneer manufacturer of school and office stationery and large scale printers which hitherto was done in the United Kingdom and imported into the country. The initial business was limited to the manufacturing of schools exercise books. But today the company’s policy of steady expansion of the product lines and manufacturing capacity has been given meaning in its product range which peaked at over two hundred and fifty stationery items marked under the well known (APEX MILL) trade mark. The products include exercise books, ruled papers, duplicated books, spiral and quarter bound books, photocopying and typing papers and full compliment of envelopes. The company also print calendars, diaries etc. The production of Toilet Rolls and Facial Tissue was introduced since 1983 under the trade mark (NAPEX). The company is known for high quality and is a household name in offices and school stationery and high class printing.
The marketing of the company’s products is through depots (in Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Kaduna, Onitsha and Ibadan) and distributors all over Nigeria.