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Libra’s Large-Scale Capital Investments into New Technology Continue!

Last week saw yet another exciting addition to our multi-million-pound capital investment programme at our manufacturing site in Irlam, UK. At Libra, we are committed to investing in the future of the UK chemical industry.

With all of our new Low Salt Betaine storage tanks now in place we are moving ever closer to Low Salt Betaine production at Libra, which will commence in Q4 2021. We are extremely proud of the continued capital investments in our manufacturing plant, and we are excited for the future of Betaine production. Read More

Product Blog – Libramul IPA: Isopropylamine Dodecylbenzene Sulphonate

Libramul IPA is a high-quality anionic surfactant that it is compatible with other anionic and nonionic surfactants. Its exceptional compatibility makes it suitable for a wide range of uses. Libramul IPA is the Isopropylamine salt of Dodecylbenzene sulphonic acid, and it functions well as an emulsifying agent for organic solvents, waxes and mineral oils. Due to its solubility characteristics, Libramul IPA can be applied as an emulsifier for oils and greases in solvent-based systems. Read More

Celebrating Our Partnership with Grace Overseas Haulage

At Libra, we pride ourselves on offering customers a professional service from start to finish. This would not be possible without the excellent services that external companies provide.

This year, Libra celebrates their partnership with Grace Overseas Haulage. Throughout our partnership, they have consistently provided us with a seamless service, the wealth of knowledge that Grace Overseas brings to the table is invaluable to us at Libra. Read More

Product Blog – Libranox AO 12/14: Lauramine Oxide

Libranox AO 12/14 is compatible with a variety of surfactants and provides excellent viscosity control, foam boosting, and grease cutting properties in a number of formulations. Libranox AO12/14 exhibits synergistic effects when formulated into both anionic and non-ionic surfactant systems. It is also stable in both acidic and alkaline formulations. Additionally, Libranox AO12/14 creates dense clinging foam when injected into highly alkaline surface cleaners. Read More

Libraquat PQ7: Polyquaternium-7

What is Libraquat PQ7?

Libraquat PQ7 is a Polycationic copolymer of Acrylamide and Diallyldimethylammonium Chloride. Polyquaterium is the International Nomenclature for Cosmetic Ingredients designation for several polycationic polymers that are used in the personal care industry. Read More

Sales Team Spotlight – Anna Holroyd: International Sales Manager

Anna joined the Libra team in June 2019 in a newly created role, as the Internal Account Representative for one of our largest key Contract and Toll Manufacturing customers. In February 2020 she was promoted to be our Internal Account Coordinator, taking on responsibility for our UK and International accounts. By September 2020, she became the International Sales Manager at Libra and works with our partners and customers around the world to deliver our high-quality range of surfactants and speciality chemical products. Read More