The Industrial team at Alfa Chemicals have the tools to offer comprehensive support to our customers; each member of our team is a qualified chemist to ensure we have the technical knowledge required to provide customers with the information they require.
Since 2012 Alfa Chemicals has expanded into the Nordic regions. From our base in Copenhagen, Denmark, we can supply products from DuPont™, PCC Chemax® and ALFARES® across Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland with the same dedicated customer support as offered to our UK customers.
Clydebridge Chemicals offer toll manufacturing of high performance bitumen products used in protective coatings, metal primers, roofing felt adhesives, wood treatments and roof coatings. Clydebridge Chemicals can toll a wide range of bitumen products to customer specification and packaging requirements from cartridge filling to bulk tanker delivery. Along with bituminous products, Clydebridge can also manufacture solvent free, solvent based or CBC water-based speciality floor coatings and sealers. These can be either standard products or made to customer specific requirements, and can be produced in a wide range of colours and pack sizes.
Stepan offer a wide range of aliphatic and aromatic polyester polyols for the coatings, adhesive, sealant and elastomer market. Stepan also offer a custom manufacture service for polyester polyols.
Along with their stand-alone products, IGI Wax also offers toll manufacturing. Whatever your application, if you need a wax or a wax-blend then we can work with you to develop a wax customised to your needs.
Our logistics department has a full time customer service function dedicated to monitoring the progress of customer orders, ensuring that any issues are dealt with as soon as possible and customers are kept fully informed of the progress of their deliveries.
Alfa Chemicals holds stock of a wide range of regularly sold chemicals at its UK warehouse. The standard lead time for stock items is guaranteed delivery within 5 working days, express delivery guarantees delivery within 2 working days. Non-stock items are brought in to order; lead times vary depending on the manufacturer. To help reduce lead times for non-stock items we can arrange to hold stock of customer specific materials, provided that the demand is covered by a call-off order.
Alfa Chemicals have a long history with a list of warehouses around the country, including our own in Reading, Berkshire. All warehousing has approval for handling hazardous and restricted chemicals, we also offer heated and cooled storage (and transport) when needed. Alfa Chemicals uses specialist chemical freight companies that have experience in handling hazardous materials.
As a member of the CBA (Chemical Business Association), Alfa Chemicals has signed up to the eight guiding principles of Responsible Care, which commit the Company to managing its actions in the handling, movement and storage of chemicals and chemical products so that they present an acceptably high level of protection for the health and safety of employees, customers, the public and the environment. Our most important asset is the people we employ; their health, safety and general welfare guides everything we do.
Alfa Chemicals is fully aware of the evolution of the REACh regulations and has a plan to ensure that we can continue to supply the chemicals required by our customers in line with the REACh regulations. Because of this, all of our partners have confirmed that all in-scope substances have been preregistered in accordance with the requirements of REACh and we have appointed a nominated person to oversee all matters relating to the REACh regulations to ensure we are fully compliant.