H&R ChemPharm (UK) Ltd.

H&R ChemPharm (UK) Limited are based in Tipton, West Midlands on a manufacturing and production site that has been involved in oils and lubricants industry for over 170 years.

Through investment in modern plant and facilities by the H&R Group, the business has today become one of the UK's foremost Wax and Oil Production.

The business is an experienced supplier within the diverse and competitive global market place, offering solutions to application issues, process improvement and cost reduction.

H&R ChemPharm (UK) hold the ISO 9001 quality assurance system.

Our principal customer base is drawn from a number of key industrial sectors, into which we supply:

Cable Filling Compounds

 We offer cable filling compounds for the following industries:

  • Energy sector

Supplying a range of mineral oil and synthetic compounds for the medium voltage market, including Strandblok, specifically developed for AC XLPE high voltage cables, with land and subsea applications.


  • Telecommunications / Fibre Optic Sector

Moving with the ever changing technology within the sector, H&R supply a comprehensive range of synthetic and mineral based flooding compounds for telecommunications cables and for the Fibre Optic sector, gel and dry filling compounds.

Blended Wax

Supplying blended wax in a variety of formats and specification into a diverse end user base, typically... 

Food packaging, Candle manufacturers, Equestrian Track Surfaces, adhesives and waxed cloth and textiles.

Water Blocking Products

Leaks from waterways of any size can more often than not end up as serious and costly incidents.

H&R ChemPharm are fully aware of the costs involved in both managing and preventing such incidents and have developed two products which they believe offer a cost effective solution.

SAHARA GT water based polymeric solution which when applied to an appropriate substrate, creates a water and chemical resistance barrier.

SAHARA Geoblock is a two part, solvent free polymeric solution, which can be applied to a variety of substrates, and once cured, creates a barrier against water, chemicals and sea water.

Both products may be used in a wide range of applications, typically ... 

SAHARA GT:  Rivers, canals, reservoirs, civil engineering projects.

SAHARA Geoblock:  Tank farms, contaminated land and waterways and seawater barrier applications.


As a part of the wider H&R Group, we are able to supply a range of medical, cosmetic and technical grade materials. These include:

Wax Emulsions

Supplying the construction supply sector with both oil and wax emulsions developed as waterproofing (hydrophobic) agents.

VIVASHIELD, for instance, an oil emulsion, is used in the manufacture of:

  • Glass Fibre Insulation
  • Rockwool Insulation
  • Chipboard
  • MDF / Particleboard

VIVALITE is supplied and used as a hydrophobing agent in the manufacture of "moisture resistant" gypsum board.

Refinery Products

Sourcing through the H&R Group Refineries in Germany we can offer:

Process Oils:  The next generation of environmentally friendly plasticizers for the tire and rubber industries, typically these include VIVATEC, TUDALEN and PIONIER.

Additionally, the business also supplies NEGOZONE, an ozone protection wax into the tire and rubber sector.

Base Oils:  Used in a wide range of lubricant formulations and finding applications in a wide range variety of key industrial sectors.

Slack Wax & Paraffin Waxes:  Supplied in slab or bulk form and available in a number of grades.

Toll Blending

We have the facilities to produce to specification and application specific grades and formulations of many of our products, simply enquire for more information and we'd be pleased to discuss your requirements.

This is only a brief insight into H&R ChemPharm (UK), our product portfolio and some of their applications.

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