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Donated Defibrillators are saving local lives

11 August 2023

Cross Hills has received the area’s first of a new model of defibrillator designed to make saving lives as simple as possible. Airedale Group has donated the innovative ZOLL fully automatic AED (automated external defibrillator) to the village as part of its support in providing life-saving equipment in its neighbouring areas.


Chemical Company finds the right formula for school visit

3 July 2023

Students from a Keighley primary school have had their science lessons brought to life by the experts at a local chemical company. Pupils at Sutton-in-Craven Community Primary School enjoyed a morning of experiments at chemical specialist, Airedale Group, based in Cross Hills.


Scott Bader and Blagden forge natural partnership

7 June 2023

Global chemicals company, Scott Bader, is bolstering its Personal Care business with one of the UK & Ireland’s leading distribution companies – Blagden. The new agreement will leverage Scott Bader’s latest advances in sustainable base oils, following the launch of Texiterra™, its first 100% natural range, last year.


Two more appointments signal growth for chemical company

29 March 2023

Airedale Group has expanded its procurement and accounts departments with two new appointments as it continues its strategy of growth and expansion.


Airedale Group continues growth plan with acquisition of McCann Chemicals

9 March 2023

Chemical specialist, Airedale Group, has acquired McCann Chemicals as part of its strategy for growth and diversification. The acquisition includes subsidiary companies Hunter Chemicals and McCann Food and Nutrition and is the company’s third acquisition since 2015.


W.H. Bowker set to open new Doncaster warehouse as expansion continues

3 February 2023

W.H. Bowker Limited are delighted to announce that it has acquired a new warehousing facility based in Thorne, Doncaster. The 165, 000 sq.ft building increases Bowker’s warehousing estate, assisting with both new and existing customers with their plans for growth.


New tech at chemical company helps reduce and re-sell waste

12 December 2022

North Yorkshire chemical manufacturer, Airedale Group, has continued its roll out of new technologies which have formed part of its investment strategy. It has added to the facilities at its four-acre site in Cross Hills with a filter press machine which will further modernise the site, increase efficiency and introduce a circular economy.


Appointment of industry leader signals evolution or Airedale

8 November 2022

The Airedale Group has cemented its position as a leading force in the chemical industry with the appointment of Richard Ward as group business director. Richard, who joins the company from Brenntag where he was President for the UK & Ireland Essentials business and a board member for 13 years, has spent almost 25 years with the business gaining invaluable chemical manufacturing and distribution experience.


DKSH and CQV Enter Exclusive Distribution Agreement for the UK and Ireland

18 July 2022

DKSH has expanded its distribution agreement with CQV, a leading South Korean provider of effect pigments, for the UK and Ireland.