Business Profile

Mijokum has grown to be a reliable manufacturer of petrochemicals and oil products. It comprises five business units namely Specialty Solvents, Waxes, Emulsions & Cleaners, Hydro-Metallurgy and Toll Manufacturing. The company’s on-site laboratories ensure consistent quality and its customers receive valuable technical support from our experienced engineers and chemists.

Mijokum is characterized by the following:

  • High quality and low cost production facilities
  • Well-invested plants and laboratories
  • Favourable location
  • Experienced management
  • Leading market positions
  • Operating diversity – products, customers, applications and end-use markets

Leading market positions allow Mijokum to be the supplier of choice for many customers in our markets. This has translated into strong and long-term relationships with these customers.

The company continues to grow its profitability and cash flows through:

  • Leveraging existing resources to expand sales
  • Achievement of cost savings
  • Extracting the full benefits of vertically integrated business.

The management philosophy at Mijokum is to operate a simple and decentralized organizational structure where employees are encouraged and incentivized to act as business owners.

Mijokum products make a significant contribution to saving crops, improving health and enhancing standards of living for people in the region. Our businesses produce raw materials that are essential in the manufacture of a wide variety of goods: from paints to polishes, textiles to pesticides – chemicals manufactured by Mijokum enhance many aspects of our lives:

  • Solvents used in the production of insecticides and pesticides
  • Waxes used in the production of clothing and construction materials
  • Emulsions used in building materials and textiles
  • Aerosols used in households and for animal protection
  • Copper used to distribute power to our homes and offices