Thor Specialties

Welcome to Thor!


For over half a century Thor's innovative and technologically advanced chemicals have been improving the way we live. Often unseen by their users, Thor products can be found in a variety of industries from newspapers to cosmetics, from building and construction to high fashion.

Supported by an ongoing commitment to research and development, Thor's activities centre on the production and supply of a wide range of biocides, flame retardants and personal care ingredients. Our technical expertise and experience has firmly established Thor as a leading manufacturer of isothiazolinone based biocides and an acknowledged world leader in the development of flame retardant chemicals.  Our extensive range of personal care products has been specially designed to meet the exacting standards demanded by this industry.

The company today is truly multinational. Our Group headquarters are located in the UK with the main manufacturing plant and technical facility in Germany - other production units and operating companies are strategically located in 13 countries world-wide. This extensive global network ensures not only rapid delivery, but also places Thor's unrivalled technical support within easy reach of all markets.

Thor is committed to the health and safety of employees, customers and the general public and proactively contributes to the setting of new environmental standards within the industry.  All Thor products are manufactured under the ISO 9000 mark of quality.

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