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About Anchor Chemicals

Company Profile

Anchor Chemicals is a manufacturer of speciality chemicals that service the rubber and adhesives industries. We are ISO 9001 accredited and we assure quality, service and a focus to customer needs.

Anchor Chemicals established the Pietermaritzburg Factory in 1985, producing materials for use in the rubber industry. In 1994 Anchor Chemicals was acquired by Carst & Walker (Pty) Ltd (C&W) as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Through C&W, Anchor Chemicals supplies to all segments of the South African rubber industry, and also exports it’s products to Europe, Australia and Africa.

At Anchor Chemicals, we are committed to preserving our Environment, Health and Safety ideals. We are a responsible chemical manufacturer, with due regard to the wellbeing of our employees, the community and the environment and drive this through environmental management and safety management systems. We are accredited as an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 listed company.

Hobart Enterprises

Anchor Chemicals is part of Hobart Enterprises, the holding company of numerous chemical importing and distributing companies worldwide. Its purpose is to acquire similar companies which can add value to its already extensive base and benefit by being part of a global brand.

Companies in the Hobart Enterprises Group:

AV Pound & Co Ltd is accredited to ISO9001 and specialises in sourcing materials worldwide for supply to a global customer base.

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Chemox Pound represents several major multinational chemical companies on an exclusive basis.

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Davro Compounding is a specialist manufacturer of TPR compounds and thermoplastic masterbatch.

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Medex UK is a leading distributors of ingredients to the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, healthcare, food & supplement industries.

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Carst & Walker (C&W), was established in South Africa in 1934 and has become a substantial importer and distributor of chemical raw materials.

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Carst & Walker (Australia) supplies Engineering Polymer resins to the plastic injection moulding and extrusion industry.

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Carst & Walker (East Africa) works closely with manufacturers from a wide cross section of countries.

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Carst & Walker (West Africa) is a significant distributor of raw materials and technical support for a wide variety of industries.

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