Our Development Teams have a wealth of expertise and knowledge and are perfectly positioned to work in partnership with clients to research and formulate unique, bespoke technology led solutions.

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Who we are

William Blythe is a manufacturer of inorganic speciality chemicals and advanced materials. With significant investment in product development and production infrastructure our business is committed to working in development partnerships with our clients.
Our ever expanding portfolio currently covers Iodine, Tin, Copper and Tungsten derivatives as well as advanced materials, among others Graphene Oxide.

Application areas that William Blythe focuses on are Catalysts, Coatings, Electronics, Life Sciences, Pigment, Polymer Additives, and many others.

Founded in 1845 and based in Accrington, England, our manufacturing capabilities extend from laboratory scale to multi thousand tonne manufacturing plants, allowing our approach to be both dynamic and agile.

William Blythe is a wholly owned subsidiary of Synthomer PLC,

Our Team

Our business is driven forward by the innovation and expertise of our people. Not only do we have a tremendously talented and loyal workforce, we are continuously investing in the future and 25% of our employees are technical graduates. Our Development Teams have a wealth of expertise and knowledge and are perfectly positioned to work in partnership with clients to research and formulate unique, bespoke technology led solutions for a wide variety of applications. We have an established global network of resources with specific technical and project management skills, ensuring that we are well placed to allow fast and flexible project management for clients worldwide

William Blythe’s Flamtard H and HF Approved For Textile Applications

Following the evaluation of Flamtard H and HF by the OEKO-TEX® institute, approval was given last month for Flamtard H and HF to be placed on the STANDARD 100 of active approved chemical products for textile applications.

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William Blythe Supports Education in Process Manufacturing

William Blythe has designed, manufactured and donated a new Training Rig to support the training of apprentices enrolled in Process Manufacturing at Kirklees College.

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Corporate Membership with The Graphene Council

William Blythe is pleased to announce they have become a Corporate member of The Graphene Council, a global organisation which brings graphene researchers, manufacturers and experts together.

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Influence of Potassium Iodide Product Forms on Material Rheology

To support formulators and process engineers in choosing optimal KI product forms, work was undertaken to characterise the solid state rheology of three alternative product forms; William Blythe’s standard KI powder and two compacted powder flakes, < 1 and < 5mm.

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