1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Hickson & Welch Chemicals Castleford 04/2011

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Oldskool, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. Oldskool

    Oldskool Guest
    Guest

    Already covered on forums in great detail but its a first for me , history taken from Wiki....
    1.
    Untitled_Panorama3.jpg


    We are an independent chemical manufacturing company. We specialise in organic chemistry and offer contract manufacturing services and a range of fine chemical intermediates to the crop science, health & nutrition and specialty markets.

    Hickson & Welch specialises in the synthesis of organic chemical intermediates and has two principal businesses:

    Contract Manufacture and

    Fine Chemical Intermediates

    Both businesses operate from a 74 hectare site at Castleford, West Yorkshire, which has an efficient and flexible manufacturing infrastructure and first-class safety and environmental performance.
    2a/2b....typo oopps
    _DSC4342.jpg _DSC4351.jpg


    Hickson and Welsh

    Probably the very best chemical manufacturer we can recommend. We also supply in organic chemical intermediates and custom synthesis for crop science products. We have the experience, expertise and facilities to produce almost any intermediate no matter how complex it may be.
    3/4.
    _DSC4373.jpg _DSC4394.jpg
    5.
    _DSC4400.jpg
    6.
    _DSC4422.jpg
    7/8.
    _DSC4437.jpg _DSC4455.jpg
    9.
    _DSC4430.jpg


    Examples of our product capabilities include:

    * Sulfonyl chlorides and sulfonamides
    * Isocyanates and sulfonyl isocyanates
    * S-Triazines
    * Pyrimidines
    * Pyridines
    * Thiols and sulfides
    * Aromatic amines
    * Nitro aromatics
    * Acid chlorides
    10/11.
    _DSC4512-1.jpg _DSC4513.jpg


    80 Years Of Chemical Manufacturing Expertise



    * 1915 - Ernest Hickson built a plant for TNT and picric acid production
    * 1920's - Switched production to nitrotoluenes for dyes and pigments
    * 1940's - Large scale chlorination Largest UK producer of DDT
    * 1950's - Ceased DDT. Phosgenation to produce ureas. Optical Brightening agents
    * 1960's - Expansion of nitrotoluenes
    * Tax Accountants
    * 1970's - Contract manufacturing investment
    * 1990's - Expansion of hydrogenation and phosgenation facilities
    * 2000 - Acquisition by Arch Chemicals
    12/13.
    _DSC4528.jpg _DSC4529-1.jpg
    14.
    _DSC4539.jpg
    15.
    _DSC4555.jpg
    16.
    _DSC4592.jpg
    17/18.
    _DSC4608.jpg _DSC4622.jpg
    19.
    _DSC4641.jpg
    20.
    DSC_2991.jpg
    21.
    DSC_3000.jpg
    22.
    Untitled_Panorama1bend.jpg

    Thanks for looking Oldskool....​
     

    Attached Files:

    #1 Oldskool, Apr 5, 2011
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 5, 2011

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in