Strem Chemicals, what are they used for?

Strem Chemicals, what are they used for?

Debora Bestetti

Strem Chemicals UK Limited is the sole distributor for Strem Chemicals in the UK and Ireland, we are often asked what do our chemicals actually do?

There is a niche market for chemicals used for research and development in specialty manufacturing businesses and government and university research departments.

Our chemicals are mostly used in innovation and are sold for what they can do rather than what they contain.

They are relatively high valued, rapidly growing chemicals with diverse end product markets and have unique characteristics with applications in a myriad of sectors.

Specialty chemicals go into many different sectors, including:

  • Adhesives and pressure sensitive tapes
  • Automotive industries
  • Clothing and textiles
  • Computers
  • Cosmetics, personal hygiene and soaps
  • Crop protection
  • Detergents
  • Flavours and fragrances
  • Food products
  • Inks, pigments and dyes
  • Petrol, tyres and lubricants
  • Medicines
  • Paints, sealers, and other coatings
  • Performance chemicals
  • Petrochemicals
  • Plastics