2017 marks Millers Oils’ 130th year in business, and the company has looked back at “a long and rich history” in a recent press release.
“In 1887, the company’s founder, John Watson Miller, purchased the company stock, fixtures and fittings for £266.65.
“To the present day the company turnover is £20 million, employing a total of 106 members of staff.
“In 1973 building started on an extension of the oil blending plant and it was built almost entirely by Millers Oils staff.
“Even Robert Miller, grandson of the founding member and chairman from 1966-2007, donned his overalls to pitch in.
“In 2011 the company opened up a research and development laboratory, an excellent resource to continually develop new products.
“Millers Oils has had significant success with their products incorporating nano technology.
“This venture began with the motorsport range which was titled ‘Nanodrive’.
“This range was and has been award winning, being awarded ‘The Most Innovative New Product’ at the World Motorsport Symposium, winning the ‘Technology and Innovation’ award at the Motorsport Industry Awards and the ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise’.
“The success of Millers Oils has always revolved around its people and it has, as a company, always recognised the value that highly skilled and motivated staff bring to its innovative products and business.
“2017 is a very special year for the company and Millers Oils look forward to many more anniversaries in the future.”
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