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Basildon Chemicals UK Manufacturing site

A World Leader in the manufacture 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).

 

KCC Jeonju Silicones Plant

In Partnership with KCC

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.