Established 1973

Late Chairman & Founder Mr Brian Chadwick begins producing his own range of dye stuff solutions. Over the following years Airedale Chemical gradually expands, extending its product range whilst servicing the textile industry.


Additional manufacturing site in Cross Hills purchased, Airedale Chemical becomes split service chemical distributor & manufacturer facilitating textile customer portfolio alongside industrial chemical & blending services.


Due to continued growth Airedale Chemical centralises all manufacturing within Cross Hills, West Yorkshire, our core production facility to this day.


Gradual decline of textile industry begins a re-focus on industrial and specialty chemicals with rapid growth achieved in key product areas such as Phosphoric Acid, doubling business turnover.


Procurement office established in China to enhance global market intelligence & raw material sourcing of the business.


Distribution deal acquired with Chengxing, China, worlds leading producer of Phosphoric acid.


Airedale Chemical sets up sister company, Airedale Solutions, operating as small pack chemical division.


We celebrate 40th anniversary. to this day we recognise that success will only continue by upholding the businesses heritage providing unparalleled customer service to all our brand partners.


Turnover in excess of £40m, Airedale Chemical continue to expand product & market sectors being widely recognised as one of the fastest growing chemical manufacturers in the UK.


Airedale Chemical Holdings Group is established encompassing Airedale Chemical Company Limited and Airedale Solutions Limited.


Airedale Chemical Holdings Group acquire ingredients distributor, Rigest Trading.


Airedale Chemical announced on Article 95 as only British based producer of Peracetic Acid.

Present Day

New Managing Director, Chris Chadwick appointed as 3rd generation MD.