About Us

Christeyns UK Ltd is the UK subsidiary of Christeyns NV, a privately owned multinational company located in Gent, Belgium.

Established in 1946 Christeyns NV has expanded from a small family concern into a modern international group.

The Christeyns UK story goes back even further; the original company was Oils and Soaps which was founded in 1874 and was acquired by Christeyns NV in 1998.

The Oscrete Performance Additives (OPA) division of Christeyns UK supplies its own manufactured range of speciality powdered chemicals and additionally, is the UK distributor for such international chemical producers as Elotex, Bermocoll and Peramin.

OPA supplies products and offers technical services to UK manufacturers of dry mortar systems such as tile adhesives and grouts, floor levelling compounds, dry silo mortars and concrete repair systems.

The OPA sister division, Oscrete Construction Products, manufactures high performance concrete admixtures and other chemicals for the concrete and wider construction market, thus giving Oscrete a unique and diverse position in the UK construction chemicals market.

Christeyns UK is active in laundry detergents, institutional cleaning and hygiene products, oleochemicals in addition to it's wide range of construction products.

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