COVID-19

WhitChem are fully operational and can support our customers at this difficult time.

 

The Coronavirus has taken the world by surprise and has transformed the way many of us go about our daily lives. Many of WhitChem’s customers are either directly or indirectly involved in an essential supply chain supporting the fight against this virus. The entire team at WhitChem are working incredibly hard to ensure that our customers are receiving the products and technical support they need. Who knows what the following weeks will bring but we are ready for the challenge, please be reassured that WhitChem are here to support your business.

Specialists in Chemical, Mineral & Polymer distribution

Based in the centre of the UK, WhitChem provide customers with a local source of products manufactured from across the globe.

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Providing access to big names & high quality products

Our partners & principals are global market leaders in their fields, with their support combined with our market intel & years of experience we have created the perfect solution to serve our specialist industry sectors in the UK & Ireland.

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The perfect portfolio of complementary products

We are your one stop shop – supporting the needs of our specialist industry sectors, we offer products such as additives, minerals, colourants, polymers & textile processing chemicals.

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On hand to help select suitable products for your needs

Our team of technically trained experts are backed by years of industrial experience, they provide a bridge between customers & key manufacturers, guiding customers from initial product selection through to project development

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Industries we serve

Adhesives & Sealants

A versatile range of polyisocyanates, polyols, 1K resins, foam control agents, fillers, synthetic rubber polymers & pigments, offer extensive opportunities for formulators to meet critical requirements of hot melt, solvent based, waterbased & reactive adhesives & sealants

Coatings & Inks

From extremely durable coatings based on polyisocyanate & aspartic technology, through to nitrocellulose binders used in printing inks, and raw materials such as binders, extenders, pigments, defoamers, rheology modifiers & other additives for paint formulations

Construction

Our pigments, extenders, rheology modifiers, plasticizers & additives are used to produce a variety of construction materials such as concrete, grouts, mortars, renders & plasters. High-performance flooring & roofing coatings are formulated with our high quality polyurethane raw materials

Engineering Materials

Our temperature resistant materials for use in refractory & foundry applications include colloidal silica for fibre bonding, heat stable pigments, muscovite micas & phlogopite mica extenders. Lubrication oils & greases are formulated using castor oil derived corrosion inhibitors

Filtration & Life Sciences

Both the filtration & life science sector utilise a number of products ranging from flocculation agents for beer clarification, to emulsifiers in agrochemical formulations, additives for animal feed, mineral filter aids for liquid filtration & pesticide carriers used in horticultural applications

Plastics

Several of our synthetic solution & emulsion polymers & pigments are used across the plastics industry in polymer modification, compounding & thermoplastic resins. Our mineral extenders are used extensively for impact strength, high gloss & anti-block properties in plastics & films

Rubber

From rubber seals to industrial rubber components, our range of synthetic emulsion polymers & heat/weather stable pigments are used across a broad range of rubber manufacturing industries. Our mineral extenders reinforce rubber compounds & improve dispersibility

Textiles

We provide textile processing chemicals covering all aspects of production from pre-treatment, dyeing & printing through to coating & finishing. Specialist areas of application include insect repellency, digital print, odour inhibitors, micro-encapsulated scents & skincare products

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Striving for a sustainable future

Our team work closely with suppliers & customers to help drive sustainable development through optimized production processes, reduced energy consumption, substitution of more sustainable products

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Who do we represent and where do our products come from?

At WhitChem, we work alongside a global network of highly respected suppliers, providing companies in the UK & Ireland with a local source of products shipped from across the world. Browse through these Partners & Principals to explore our product offering from each in more detail:

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