• Moorland Gate House
  • Cowling Road
  • Chorley
  • Lancashire
  • United Kingdom
  • PR6 9DR (map)

  • Tel: 01257 237350
  • Fax: 01257 237334
  • Website:


  • Phil Buchan, Sales Manager
  • Gavin Ithell, Technical Manager
  • Graham Parker, Production director
  • Geoff Strettle, Finance Director/CFO
  • Maureen Vaughton, Office Manager
  • Number of Employees: 21 - 100

Keratec was established to specialise in the supply of oleochemicals.

We can supply your requirements of:-

  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Alcohols
  • Hydrogenated Castor Oil
  • Natural & Paraffin Waxes
  • Petroleum Jelly
  • Pure Liquid Paraffinium

These raw materials can be used in their natural, unblended and unmodified form or can be customer blended to suit your particular requirements. Our products are sold into a wide range of industry sectors, including, pharmaceutical, personal care and cosmetic.

Keratec supply materials in the following form:-

  • Powdered
  • Pastilles
  • Milled
  • Slabbed
  • Liquid

The factory in Chorley occupies 15,000 sq mtrs and is complete with 3 spray cooling towers, 3 pastillators, 4 slabbing presses, a micro milling machine and 600 tonnes of bulk liquid storage. The Chorley manufacturing site is equipped with a modern laboratory and is able to meet the most demanding requirements of our customers.

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