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Lakeland Laboratories was formed in 1963
as a surfactant blending company in the
North West of England, specialising in
cleaning, brewery and laundry products.
In the 1970's the company moved away
from blended products to concentrate on
speciality surfactant manufacturing.

Based near Manchester, England

Lakeland is an established manufacturer
of Speciality Surfactants. The site is ISO 9001
and 14001 registered and our products are exported worldwide through an established network of agents and distributors.

Traditionally serving the maintenance chemical industry

Our products are now used in most areas of the cleaning sector and industrial applications. Technical support is provided for existing customers and development of new business.

Exceptional Facilities

As well as providing the formulator with multifunctional properties, these product ranges possess excellent environmental profiles.

Lakeland also has facilities for contract manufacture/synthesis.


Salt free dipropionates
and betaines are
promoted for use in
industrial, institutional,
household and toiletry


Phosphate Esters

These are very versatile
surfactants offering good
detergency, wetting,
solubilisation and
emulsification properties.



Imidazolines are cationic
surfactants used as water
repellents, anti-corrosives,
emulsifiers and dispersing


Wax Emulsions

Based on various grades
of polyethylene, montan
and polypropylene wax in
easily handled aqueous
emulsion form.


General Products

As well as the previous 4
product ranges, Lakeland
offer also offer a range of
speciality products.


Surfactant Blending - Surfactants Manufacturing - Contract Chemical Manufacturers - Lakeland Laboratories

Lakeland Laboratories was formed in 1963 as a surfactant blending company and Contract Chemical Manufacturers in the North West of England specialising in cleaning, brewery and laundry products. In the 1970's, Lakeland Laboratories developed their contract chemical manufacturing facilities as speciality surfactant manufacturers. This strategy has been continued with plant expansion and development of ranges of Amphoterics, Phosphate Esters, Imidazolines, and Wax emulsions. Continuous research here at Lakeland Laboratories means that we could develop new markets within the surfactant blending and surfactant manufacturing industry. Through continual development, Lakeland Laboratories have become major manufacturers of speciality surfactants and contract chemicals in Europe and other world markets.

Surfactant Blending - Surfactants Manufacturing - Amphoterics - Phosphate Esters - Imidazolines - Wax emulsions - Contract Chemical Manufacturers

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