For over 100 years, J & W Whewell Limited have been developing the kind of specialist experience in trading and production of a wide variety of products that are recognised and respected by an expanding range of industries in both the UK and overseas.

Our facility, located 10km North West of Manchester city centre and within easy reach of the M6, M62 and M60 motorways, has been operational since 1880, producing a diverse range of speciality chemicals, disinfectants, antiseptics, leather chemicals and sulphated oils. Today our formula for success ensures the very highest standards. With expertise in product development, technical support and quality assurance, plus our flexible production development facilities, we are able to manufacture not only our standard product range but also facilities for contract manufacture.

We have Multi-purpose plants designed for the manufacture of phosphate esters, sulphosuccinates, sulphated oil and esters, esterification, saponification and sulphitions of oils. Our processes are designed to minimise environments impact and to maximise throughput and product quality whilst offering flexibility on reaction chemistry.

J&W Whewell is accredited to the ISO 9001:2015 standard in quality management, the ISO 14001:2015 standard in environmental management and the ISO 45001 standard in Health & Safety Management. We undertake regular internal and external audits to ensure we meet these standards on an ongoing basis.

J&W Whewell was aquired by AFCO C&S ltd in 2016, who are part of the Zep group.


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October 21, 2020 | Nick Gleave | News |