Esseco UK was originally founded in 1878 and today still operates from its original site in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

From its earliest beginnings, Esseco UK has always specialised in the manufacture of ammonia salts. Over the years the product range has been broadened, whilst at the same time maintaining a key position in ammonia products. The Company is a major supplier to both the domestic and international markets.

Esseco UK has grown substantially over the last 20 years and progress will continue through significant investment in and development of its core skills and technologies.

Our current product range revolves around the use of several key raw materials including Sulphur Dioxide, Carbon Dioxide, Allyl Chloride, Ammonia, Alkali Hydroxides and several key organic acids.

Application Fields

  • Pulp & Paper
  • Food & Feed
  • Safegrip® Aviation, Road, Bridge & Tunnel De-Icers
  • NOx Reduction
  • Oil Field Services
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Metal Treatment
  • Esseco Precision Industrial Cleaners
  • Agriculture
  • Chemicals
  • Water Treatment

View the full Esseco product range here 

Product technical data sheets

Food & Feed                 Pharmaceutical

Safegrip                        Imaging

Nox Reduction              Metal Treatment  

Oilfield Services            Precision Industrial Cleaners 

Agriculture                    Water Treatment


Our product range from raw materials to finished products

Facilities offered

Esseco UK’s production facilities are geared towards meeting the stringent demands of our customers. Our plants consist of both batch and continuous processes.

The use of batch reactors mean that we can offer extremely flexible and efficient responses to customer requirements.

Equipment in our batch production plants comprise of jacketed pressure vessels, either stainless steel or glass-lined, with a wide range of capabilities from pilot scale up to 24,000 litres. We also have substantial bulk storage and warehouse capacity for both raw materials and finished products whether as gases, liquids or solids. The majority of our bulk store tanks are stainless steel with individual capacities of up to 1000 tonnes.

The plant is operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Shift patterns are monitored closely and can be adjusted to match changes in market demands, especially to meet unexpected needs.

An important part of the operation is our experienced product development team who work closely with customers in the development of new products and improvements in process technology. This focus ensures that we supply our customers with the products they want in the most cost-effective way. Esseco UK has grown substantially over the last 20 years and progress will continue through significant investment in and development of its core technologies. Our aim is to provide outstanding customer service and long term supply security to our customers.

The Company places a strong emphasis on the quality of its products and services, of which adherence to the Corporate Policies and ISO 9001 is an integral part.

Esseco UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esseco Group based in Trecate, Italy.


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+44 (0)1924 371919
+44 (0)1924 290408
Calder Vale Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5PH, UK
Russel Etherington
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