In April 2011, Basildon Chemicals was purchased by the KCC Corporation of Korea. This creates a partnership which opens up new opportunities for both companies.
In this partnership, KCC gains a company with a history of excellence in silicone emulsification and long running industry acceptance, whilst Basildon gains the backing of one of the world’s fastest growing primary silicone manufacturers, with great ambitions for expansion over the coming years.
KCC is a family business founded in 1958 that employ over 4,600 people in 17 countries. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea generating $2.6 billion and are a global leader in coatings and speciality chemicals. KCC is re-engineering for the 21st century, with innovative functional siloxane ingredients designed to meet the ever growing global demands for safe, effective and environmentally sound technology, with a focus on redefining the personal care sector.
Manufacturer of Silicones
Basildon Chemicals is a UK based specialist manufacturer and formulator of silicone emulsions and compounds. The company is focused on the consumer markets of personal care, pharmaceutical and food, as well as supplying certain niche industrial markets such as silicones for coatings, car care and agrochemicals. Silicone Antifoam Emulsions, Compounds and now even Powdered Antifoams (Food and Kosher Grade Available) Silicone Emulsions (Emulsified PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane), blends of PDMS, and functionally modified PDMSs) Silicone Greases (Electrical and Water Authority Approved grades available).
Reliable and Responsive Supplier
With over forty years of formulation experience, Basildon produces a wide range of silicone and non-silicone antifoam compounds, release agents, polishes, hair care products and functional silicone fluids. In addition the company develops bespoke materials for specific customer applications.
GMP Plant and Equipment
Basildon Chemicals is ISO 9001:2008 certified and manufactures products to FDA, USP, EP & Kosher standards for food and pharmaceutical applications.
Established Distribution Network
Based near Oxford, UK, Basildon exports to over 90 countries worldwide with export making up over 75% of its annual sales. Basildon’s well established network of distributors throughout the world enables it to meet the most challenging logistics requirements.