Surfactant manufacture by Manchester-based Lakeland Laboratories

07 Aug 2023

Starting life in 1963, surfactant manufacture in Manchester by Lakeland Laboratories has supported production and supply chains for worldwide businesses for over 60 years, delivering speciality surfactant chemicals manufacturing with outstanding expertise and service excellence.

Surfactant manufacture in Manchester by Lakeland Laboratories' speciality chemicals team

Surfactant manufacture in Manchester by Lakeland Laboratories' speciality chemicals team

With a deep-rooted commitment in the continued development of surfactant manufacturing, surfactant research, investment in hands-on laboratory skills and stronger customer relationships, Lakeland is a surfactant manufacturing partner in Manchester relied upon by the whole supply chain, with products enjoyed by end users across the globe.


Unique surfactant manufacture in Manchester by Lakeland Laboratories

Lakeland Laboratories’ surfactant manufacturing services in Manchester deliver a wide range of surfactant amphoteric, wax emulsion, phosphate ester and speciality chemicals used across many industry sectors, from oil and gas to automotive, industrial and institutional cleaning, and agrochemical.

Working alongside over 25 international distribution network partners and directly for clients from our Manchester base, speciality surfactant manufacturer Lakeland Laboratories drives industry through the innovative research, development and manufacture of high-quality, niche surfactant chemicals relied upon throughout the supply chain, delivering consistently exceptional results that meet ever-changing demand, regulations and surfactant results for end users.

Lakeland's surfactant manufacturing laboratory on site at our Manchester plant


Surfactant chemicals manufacturing in Manchester that drives global industries

Lakeland’s surfactant manufacture in Manchester is centred on development of a core product range which includes:


⚗️ Amphoteric surfactant manufacture

A multifunctional surfactant product range produced in Manchester using raw materials of the highest standard. Salt-free, highly versatile diproprionate and monoproprionate surfactant amphoterics with excellent dirt-lifting and free-rinsing qualities, good environmental profiles and hard-working performance.

Lakeland's amphoteric product is a key component for applications including automotive care, household cleaning products, hard surface cleaners and detergents. Also utilised effectively in industrial and institutional cleaning, oil field and metal work in particular, Lakeland Laboratories' technical team tailors amphoteric products to offer bespoke properties with reliable consistency. 

⚗️ Wax emulsion surfactant manufacture

Surfactant wax emulsions manufactured at our Manchester plant under high pressure and rapid cooling. A stable, low-viscosity surfactant range with excellent versatility through nonionic, anionic and cationic aqueous emulsions including homopolymers, polypropylene, copolymers and montan ester surfactants.

Lakeland wax emulsions and wax films are utilised widely across industry, from glossy floor polishes which protect surfaces from heel marks and water damage to solvent-free paints, wood and timber protection, mould release, textile softening and even anti-scuff printing inks. Wax emulsions by Lakeland Laboratories bring broad appeal from industrial cleaning, mechanical and manufacturing, construction, logistics and textile sectors in particular.

⚗️ Phosphate ester surfactant manufacture

Phosphate ester surfactants enjoy good environmental profiles, suiting sectors from manufacturing and oil field lubricants, detergents and textiles. Nominally 100% active, Manchester-based Lakeland’s surfactant phosphate esters are water/oil soluble, biodegradable and carry varied foaming capabilities.

Phosphate esters offer excellent potential for bespoke product development designed to unique client specifications and manufactured using raw materials of the highest of standard, and with excellent compliance and technical support.

⚗️ Speciality chemicals & surfactant manufacture

Manchester’s speciality surfactant manufacturer Lakeland Laboratories works with clients to develop and manufacture bespoke surfactant and speciality chemicals with an incredibly wide range of applications, including iodine solutions, terpene cleaning concentrates and hydrotopes.

From oil field and agrochem to automotive, industrial cleaning and janitorial, Lakeland Laboratories employs the best raw materials on the market to support sectors with effective speciality chemicals that produce excellent results, driving industry through reliable science.

Lakeland's surfactant manufacturing research & development laboratory in Manchester


Why choose Lakeland Laboratories for surfactant manufacture in Manchester?

For over 60 years, Lakeland Laboratories has established an outstanding reputation for quality, independent surfactant manufacture in Manchester.

With chemistry at the heart of our Manchester-based speciality chemicals manufacturing business, our surfactants are used worldwide in industry applications ranging from high-performance automotive uses, oil field anti-corrosives, and non-hazardous chemicals which support the agrochem food chain.

Science that’s been relied upon since 1963

Surfactant manufacturing in Manchester that’s rooted in chemistry and scientific understanding, developing bespoke surfactant product ranges with exceptional performance.

Surfactants manufactured in Manchester delivered with consistent quality

Customers worldwide rely on the consistency of Lakeland’s speciality surfactant manufacturing, underpinning their processes with quality surfactant chemicals that perform to expected standards.

Accessible surfactant manufacturing technical expertise

Lakeland’s surfactant manufacture customers benefit from unmatched access to our Manchester laboratory’s technical team, developing entirely bespoke speciality chemicals.

Excellent customer service from Lakeland's experienced surfactant manufacturing team

Lakeland is focused on client need, driven by our commitment to research, and centred on continued innovation that established strong relationships for better surfactant performance.


Find out more about surfactant manufacture in Manchester with Lakeland Laboratories

Lakeland’s surfactant manufacturing team in Manchester delivers reliable, consistent and high-performance amphoteric, phosphate ester, wax emulsion and speciality surfactants which support industry, food production, cleaning and manufacturing processes worldwide.


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