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.

1992

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

1994

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

2003

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.

2007

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

2013

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.

2014

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.

2015

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

2016

Airedale Chemical Holdings Group acquire ingredients distributor, Rigest Trading.