About

Surfachem has grown to become the leading, UK based, global distributor of surfactant and speciality chemicals into a wide range of industry sectors.

Leading industry trends in chemical ingredients distribution.

Since our creation in 1981, Surfachem has developed into a leading distributor of speciality chemicals.

Operating in a range of sectors including Personal Care, Household & Industrial Care and Pharmaceuticals, we distribute ingredients for industry leading manufacturers including Shell, Stepan, Lubrizol, Evonik, Solvay and Jungbunzlauer.

Our approach is to act as a synergistic link between our suppliers and customers, adding value for all parties within the supply chain.

 

With customers in over 65 countries and teams in Brazil, Poland, Nordics, Germany and Benelux, wherever our customers are in the world, Surfachem offers a tailored service to meet their needs.

Whether you’re looking for that next great idea, seeking help with regulatory issues or looking to improve your product performance, Surfachem can help. Every day we support hundreds of customers by providing exceptional technical knowledge and logistical expertise.

At Surfachem we are delivering chemistry for a better life.

Timeline

2018

2M acquires German distributor FrankenChemie and rebrands as Surfachem Deutschland

2017

Key statistics

2014

Surfachem acquires Vitrine Brasil and rebrands as Surfachem Brasil

2014

Surfachem acquires Detensio AS and rebrands as Surfachem Nordic

2011

Surfachem sets up regional subsidiary Surfachem Polska

2008

Surfachem appointed as UK & Ireland distributor by Evonik

2007

Surfachem & SampleRite join 2M Holdings

Late 1990's

Surfachem appointed as UK & Ireland distributor by Lubrizol, formally Noveon / BF Goodrich

Early 1990's

Surfachem appointed as UK & Ireland distributor by Shell Chemicals

Early 1990's

Surfachem appointed as UK & Ireland distributor by Stepan, formally Manro

1993

Surfachem establishes SampleRite as an independent sample service provider

1984

Surfachem distribution centre opens in Elland, Yorkshire

1981

Surfachem established

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