Our Huddersfield site in Yorkshire, United Kingdom specializes in the manufacture of additives for Lubrizol Performance Coatings. Working to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO-14001:2015 standards, the plant specializes in manufacturing both aqueous and solvent based resins, polymers, dispersants and adhesion promoters for the metals and coatings industries.

Working with our customers, we produce essential ingredients in the formulation of organic and inorganic pigments used in the paints and coatings, printing inks, plastics, wood finishing and metal coatings industries. Our products give the end user extremely efficient particle dispersion, particle size stability and provide the highest level of appearance and performance. The products manufactured at Huddersfield are widely used across the world.


  • Pigment Dispersions – Coatings applied inside buildings, walls and doors 

  • Digital Print – Wide format printers, printing banners, posters and signs. Inks for printing food packaging

  • Industrial Metals – Coatings applied to steel or aluminum and then fabricated

  • Automotive Paints – Coatings applied in both the production plant and re-finish

  • Plastics – Additives used in thermoplastics, thermoset and composite manufactures

  • Performance Coatings - WHAT WE ADD MAKES THE DIFFERENCE.™

Community Relations

Huddersfield is working to support the local community, charities, local schools, Kirklees College and Huddersfield/Bradford/Leeds universities.    

Health and Safety

“Fundamental to Lubrizol's business is protecting our employees, customers, suppliers, contractors and visitors, as well as, the environment and communities in which we operate. We achieve this by using management systems to identify, evaluate, prioritize and drive mitigation or, if possible, elimination, of risks. We set clear measurable health, safety, environmental and security goals which are reviewed by management.”-- Lubrizol’s Health, Safety, Environmental and Security Policy


  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ISO 14001:2015

Interesting Facts

In January 2018, Huddersfield launched a new production unit for the manufacture of corrosion inhibitors and adhesion promoters.

Huddersfield Facts


Lubrizol Ltd.
Leeds Road
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD2 1YU


The site has been manufacturing chemicals since 1916 and became part of Imperial Chemical Industries in 1926. In 2004, the Huddersfield site became part of The Lubrizol Corporation.

Number of Employees

< 100

Facility Type

Manufacturing and Offices

Business Segment

Lubrizol Advanced Materials