Company Profile National Chemical Co. Ltd

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About National Chemical Co. Ltd

National Chemical Company (NCC) is Ireland's leading independent chemicals, food and plastics raw materials distributor serving the entire manufacturing spectrum. We are a privately owned Irish company with our head office in Dublin, which was founded in 1969 by Denis Looney. Today we have an annual turnover of almost 30 million euro and a fulltime staff of 24. We have a UK subsidiary Natchemco UK Limited, with an additional 1 member of staff. We have a 50% interest in our JV plastics manufacturing company, Innovative Polymer Compounds, located in Central Ireland.

We market our products in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and the whole of the UK.

We are a founding member of the European alliance of independent distributors, PlusChem, which gives us the ability to offer pan European coverage as a group to those looking for a new channel to market and the sourcing expertise of the entire group.

We pride ourselves on our impressive portfolio of principals. We represent many of our principals on an exclusive basis thus ensuring our customers of security, traceability and quality of supply. We have an unparalleled experience in sourcing materials of all complexities from European and Asian sources.

So, if you are a chemical producer seeking a distributor to market your products in either Ireland or the UK, we would certainly like to hear from you.

Key Facts
Established 1969
Business Type Alliance Member, Specialty Chemical Distributor
Ownership Private
CEO or Key Contact Mr Alan Looney


We have storage facilities in Dublin, Cork and Belfast in Ireland, and in Rugby in the United Kindgom.

Market Areas

  • Adhesives, Sealants & Mastics
  • Agriculture
  • Coatings
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Home Care
  • Industrial & Institutional
  • Laboratory Reagents
  • Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals & Health Care
  • Plastics
  • Rubber

Regional Coverage

Ireland flag Ireland  United Kingdom flag United Kingdom  United States flag United States 

Products & Suppliers


  • Amines
  • Thiochemicals
  • Hydrazines
  • PVC resin/compounds
  • Polymers
  • Polyamide
  • Nylon
  • TPE's
  • EPDM
  • Plasticisers
  • Glycols
  • Solvents
  • Fumed Silicas
  • metal oxides
  • Acetonitrile
  • Citric acid & citrates
  • Phosphates
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Bromine derivatives
  • Silica gels
  • Molecular sieves
  • Stearates
  • Fatty acids
  • Activated carbon
  • Inorganics
  • Fine chemicals
  • Intermediates
  • Excipients.


  • Arkema
  • Avebe
  • Dow Haltermann
  • ExxonMobil Chemical
  • Faci
  • Fulltime, China
  • Imperial, Taiwen
  • INEOS Phenol
  • Jubilant, India
  • LyondellBasell
  • Paushak, India
  • Sanmar, India
  • Syskem, Sweden
  • Tereos Syral
  • W R Grace

Website Snapshot


NCC House
42 Lower Leeson Street
Dublin 22




Irish Association of Chemicals & Ingredients