Airedale Chemical

Contract Manufacturing

Discover more about what Airedale Chemical can provide as your dedicated contract manufacturing partner

Are we a chemical contract manufacturer?

Yes, we are a Reach regulated, ISO 9001:2015 accredited and IPPC authorized chemical contract manufacturer. We provide contract manufacturing services to a wide range of industries including Dairy, Agrochemical, Wastewater and Personal Care as well as many more and specialize in the creation of liquid blend chemicals with specific development criteria and unique properties.

With a 4-acre manufacturing site, 60,000 square foot warehouse facility and 15 storage tanks on-site of varying quantities we are equipped to facilitate large scale chemical toll manufacturing for you. All processes are fully controlled and traceable and we guarantee confidentiality ensuring you maintain exclusive control over the intellectual properties of your chemical formulation.

What are the benefits of using us as your contract manufacturer?

  • Maintain exclusive control over the intellectual properties of your chemical product
  • Lower manufacturer costs
  • Utilise our experience and passion for chemical contract manufacture
  • Avoid capital investment in facilities and resources
  • Streamline your time-to-market
  • Confidentiality guaranteed

Where is our manufacturing plant located?

Our 4-acre manufacturing plant is situated in Cross Hills, at the following address:

Airedale Chemical Company Limited, Airedale Mills, Skipton Road, Cross Hills Keighley, West Yorkshire BO20 7BX, United Kingdom

We also own our own distribution fleet of vehicles that means we can provide an entirely unique, next level proposition to chemical contract manufacturing. Not only manufacture the chemicals for you but we can also provide distribution as well. Our distribution network spans UK, Ireland and Europe meaning we can facilitate your needs almost wherever you are situated.

Which markets do we currently service?

We service customers from both UK and European territories and can provide contract manufacturing requirements to 7 different industry sectors including: Agrochemicals, Animal Care, Cleaning & Detergents, Energy & Waste, Oil & Gas, Textile and Water Treatment.

Are we REACH regulated?

Yes, we have REACH legislation in place for various reacted chemicals. We would consider working with customers on additional REACH registrations dependent upon the commercial value of the opportunity

Are your facilities ISO9001 certified?

Yes, our chemical manufacturing plant facilities are both IS09001 & IS014001 accredited demonstrating our commitment to manufacturing and distributing to the highest quality standards. We also have a dedicated Health & Safety department on-site who ensure we continue to uphold the highest quality and environmental standards.

What chemicals can we handle?

We specialize in manufacturing liquid chemical blends from 1 to 60 tonnes.

We also have the facilities to cater for the following manufactured products at our Cross Hills premises:

  • Aqueous based chemical solutions
  • Acid blending
  • Surfactant solutions 
  • Alkalis
  • Phosphates
  • Phosphonates

What technical support can we provide you?

With our dedicated in-house labs and technical team of 6 on hand, we can support all contract manufacturing development requirement on-site. On site we have research & development labs, quality control facilities, chemical new product development facilities, formula bench-marking instruments, dye matching services and full sampling service.

What production facilities do we have to cater for your needs?

We have extensive manufacturing facilities including chemical storage facilities and mixing & reactor vessels which enable us to cater for the majority of contract manufacturing requirements. With further growth of our facilities planned we are in the ideal position to facilitate your contract manufacturing needs. We manufacture and distribute over 80,000 tonnes of chemicals each year with a 10% rising production rate year on year.

Our on-site production facilities available for chemical contract manufacturing currently include:

  • 4 x 316 stainless steel mixing vessels ranging from 4,000 to 44,000 litres capacity
  • 5 x stainless steel reactor vessels ranging from 10,000 to 20,000 litres capacity
  • 25 KG to 1000 KG powder blending facilities
  • 1 x plastic lined mixing vessel
  • 1 x glass lined reactor vessel
  • Heating and cooling capabilities in all vessels to cater for all product requirements

What storage vessel capabilities do we have to cater for your needs?

We also have chemical storage facilities covering 78,000 sq.ft spanning 6 warehouses and includes 15 storage tanks available for contract manufacturing of varying quantities:

  • 1 x 120,000 litres
  • 5 x 60,000 litres
  • 1 x 50,000 litres
  • 1 x 40,000 litres
  • 1 x 34,000 litres
  • 4 x 32,000 litres
  • 1 x 20,000 litres

All of our chemical storage warehouses are designed bespoke with temperature control to ensure product stability.

What chemicals can we not handle for toll manufacture?

  • Biocides – Biocides that do not hold the necessary BPR approval allowing third party manufacture
  • Highly flammable chemicals – Solutions with high flash points are not suitable for our facility 
  • Powders – As a liquid specialist we are unable to support the production of powder blends
For further information on our contract manufacturing services please contact our sales team on 01535 637876
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