Chemicals and Research was established in 1976 and has grown steadily over the years into one of the major independent manufacturers of synthetic resins in Southern Africa. The company was founded by Mr Werner Heise and later joined by Mr Gerhard Buchert. Chemicals and Research is now steered by a dynamic team of people from multi-disciplinary backgrounds.

Quality and Consistency

At Chemicals and Research, we nurture a culture of honesty and integrity. We believe that the key to our success is our focus on quality and consistency.


The company supplies products to a diverse range of customers. Industry sectors include; abrasives, laminating, textile, engineering, insulation, mining, building, packaging, pattern making, refractory, timber, specialized coating and foundry industries.