Azelis UK & Ireland was created through a combination of 4 major acquisitions. Particularly in the UK, in 2002 we acquired Chance & Hunt Ltd which was established in the distribution of industrial and performance chemicals across market sectors including coatings, agrochemicals, water treatment and animal nutrition. In 2008 we then acquired S Black Ltd expanding our business into the Life Sciences sector, including Personal Care, Pharma and Food. In 2011, Azelis acquired S&D UK Group which strengthened our position in food and pharma.
In 2022 Azelis UK expanded into the industrial chemicals business with the acquisition of 100% of the shares of WhitChem, a well-regarded distributor focused on CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers) and R&PA (rubber & plastic additives) in the UK.
This acquisition reinforces Azelis’ position in industrial chemicals, and specifically in the CASE and R&PA market segments in the UK.
In the UK you can rely on teams of market focused, technical trained sales and marketing staff. We have 4 laboratories catering to Personal Care, Homecare & Industrial Cleaning, Food & Nutrition and Pharma & Health, and we work with customers and principals to develop formulations for their applications. Our network of warehouses across the UK is geared to providing first class service to our customers.
Azelis expands its pharma and nutraceutical offering to United Kingdom & Ireland