Recent GIL acquisition Shepherd Widnes renamed ICoNiChem


The Widnes-based business acquired by GIL in August 2016 from Shepherd Group has announced that it will be changing its name to ICoNiChem Ltd with immediate effect.

ICoNiChem manufactures a range of inorganic Cobalt and Nickel chemicals at its UK manufacturing facility and supplies its products to customers around the world.

The business continues to make significant improvements to its processing capabilities and finished product characteristics to meet evolving customer requirements. The onsite laboratory capability ensures strict quality control of all product characteristics and its R&D facility supports continuous onsite product development.

The Widnes site manufactures Cobalt and Nickel compounds with product specifications tailored for us in a wide range of industries such as rubber adhesion promoters, catalysts, ceramics and animal feed.

The company’s REACH-registered product range includes Cobalt Acetate, Cobalt Chloride, Cobalt Sulphate, Cobalt Nitrate, Cobalt Hydroxide, Cobalt Carbonate, Cobalt Oxide and Nickel Carbonate.

ICoNiChem’s manufacturing is accredited to ISO9001, ISO 14001 and FEMAS (the UK’s feed materials assurance scheme)