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 an advanced manufacturer of inorganic speciality chemicals and an innovator in technology led solutions for functional derivatives of Copper, Tin, Zinc and Iodine. With significant investment in skills, laboratory, quality control and development infrastructure our business is progressive and committed to working in partnership with our global clients. Our expert teams work closely with our clients to ensure that products and processes are developed under strict confidentiality.

Founded in 1845 and based in Accrington, England, our capabilities extend from 5kg 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, who are a FTSE 250 London listed company, with turnover in excess of £1 billion, focussed on water based polymer chemistry.

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

New Analytical Chemistry Studentship Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a 12 month placement for a second or third year degree level chemistry student working in our QC labs at our Accrington headquarters from July 2015 onwards. If you are interested please apply on line to jobs@williamblythe.com including your CV and cover letter.

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Meet the William Blythe Commercial Team at Chemspec Europe in Cologne

Members of the commercial team from William Blythe will be attending Chemspec Europe being in held in Cologne on the 24th and 25th June 2015.

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William Blythe Are Attending Fire Retardants in Plastics 2015

William Blythe are proud to be presenting the latest news on their Flamtard range of flame retardants at the forthcoming Fire Retardants in Plastics conference being held May 12th and 13th 2015 in Denver, Colorado.

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Environmentally Friendly Flame Retardants

William Blythe have published a new briefing note describing their Flamtard range of environmentally friendly flame retardants for use in polyamide and PVC polymer systems.

The note is available in PDF for download here.

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