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Our COVID-19 Statement


From all of us here at Norkem, we would like to extend our sincerest support to all those who have been affected by the recent outbreak of COVID-19. These truly are unprecedented times and the global uncertainty for many businesses and industries is completely understandable. Norkem supplies an enormous variety of industries and sectors, many of which will be facing new challenges at the present time. 


Norkem now supplying Zinc Oxide 75% Feed grade


Norkem are delighted to expand their portfolio of products available, with the addition of a new grade of Zinc Oxide. The Zinc Oxide 75% Feed Grade is a welcome addition to Norkem’s product portfolio and compliments our already comprehensive Zinc Oxide range.  


Now, Norkem is pleased to be able to supply a full range of grades of Zinc Oxide, (including powder and granular) ranging from our 75% Animal Feed grade through to products suitable for Pharmaceutical applications.


ChemUK Exhibition


Norkem, the leading UK-based international chemical supplier and distributor, are thrilled to announce that they will be attending and exhibiting at Chem UK 2020 in May. This will be Norkem’s first exhibition at ChemUK, which is itself a new exhibition. The UK’s Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo, ChemUK will be held on the 13th & 14th May in Event City, Trafford City, in Manchester, UK.  


Norkem celebrate 50th Year!


Norkem are delighted to announce that this year marks a special milestone in the company’s history. 2020 marks the 50th anniversary since Norkem was founded by Mike Smith and Ron Colling back in 1970. That year saw the pair found what was to become a global distribution group, specialising in the movement and distribution of chemicals worldwide. 


Food and Drink team enjoy significant growth throughout 2019

It looks to be a great year for Norkem’s Food and Drink department, who have broken previous tonnage records within their Food & Drink sector. This team has seen an expansion on their product range, which has in turn brought about a positive increase in overall revenue for the year. 


Norkem set to attend 3rd FI Europe exhibition in December

Norkem are delighted to announce they will be exhibiting at FI Europe again this December. Taking place 3rd – 5th December 2019 and hosted by the Villepinte Parc des Expositions in Paris, the Food and Ingredients (FI) Exhibition is an international event which has counterparts around the globe, with FI India and FI North America to be held later this month.