KRAHN UK is a British-based business and part of KRAHN Chemie, a global chemical distribution company with a history spanning over 100 years. The company’s core competence is the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals, blends and formulations, working alongside world class suppliers and manufacturers to deliver the very best and most flexible solutions for its customers.

Based in Sandbach, England, KRAHN UK is the new name for Petrico Ltd, a pioneer at the heart of the fuels, lubricants and petrochemical industry, working with businesses of all sizes, from regional niche distributors to global multinationals, to help them achieve their future aspirations.

Our knowledge at your disposal

With a dedicated workforce and decades of experience and know-how, customers regard KRAHN UK as their knowledge provider as they look to develop opportunities in new and existing markets across the UK.

Our in-house expertise, including technical support and access to our laboratories, is available to every customer as part of the service we provide. From chemical formulations and  customised ingredients, designed to comply with latest environmental regulations and logistical support that extends from warehousing to packaging and training, we are committed to delivering the highest standards of service, safety and compliance.  

Areas of operation

Our primary area of operation is the United Kingdom with standard delivery within 24 hours to most locations. In early 2021, the acquisition of Petrico Ltd by the KRAHN Chemie group, a family-owned and internationally renowned chemical distribution business opened up new value-added opportunities for our customers and partners including new products, formulations and distribution networks at your disposal across Europe.

Customer value

KRAHN UK puts great emphasis upon the development of long-term relationships with customers and producers, based upon trust, integrity and the highest ethical business standards. We take responsibility for the safety and quality of our products, the speed with which we respond to any situation and latest technology that allows us to stay one step ahead of the competition.

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do and only by working together, sharing knowledge and expertise, we can fully deliver the formulations and services to our customers that enables them to reduce costs, develop new opportunities and grow revenues.

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