13 October 2022

Safex Chemicals Acquires UK Based Briar Chemicals for GBP 73 Mn in One of the Largest Overseas Agrochemicals Transactions

– First overseas acquisition by Safex Chemicals, a leading Indian agrochemicals company. – Briar Chemicals is the UK’s leading agrochemicals CDMO company, based in Norwich. – Acquired from Germany-headquartered AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA. – Safex Chemicals is backed by ChrysCapital, one of India’s largest private equity firms, which owns a significant minority […]

16 September 2021

Press statement 16/09/2021

Briar Chemicals: Press statement 16/09/2021   Robert Cranston was a valued and respected member of the wider Briar Chemicals team; his loss had a profound effect on the company and our staff that knew and worked with him. The Company has made significant changes and improvements within the systems at Briar Chemicals since the accident […]

6 April 2021

WARNING – Fake Briar Chemicals Website

Please be aware the Briar Chemicals website has been cloned and the fake website is being used to for social engineering attacks against chemical Suppliers. Chemical suppliers are receiving emails from Mark@Briarchemical.com requesting raw material delivery to Southampton Docks. The website and email have several indicators that it is not genuine such as incorrect domain […]

28 July 2018

Statement 28/07/2018

One of our colleagues, Rob Cranston, tragically lost his life yesterday (27th July) and the company extends its deepest sympathies to all affected. Rob was a hugely liked and much valued colleague and friend and everyone at the company is devastated by his loss. We are fully co-operating with the Police and the Health & […]

27 July 2018

Statement 27/07/2018

There has been an accident on site this afternoon and tragically one of our colleagues was seriously injured and died in hospital As you will understand, the police are on site and have started their investigation There is no risk to our neighbours or the general public. All of our other staff are accounted for […]