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Founded in 1997, CHRYSO is a leader in admixtures for construction materials.
We provide our customers – cement manufacturers, ready-mix concrete industrials, precast manufacturers and construction companies – with our expertise in chemistry, formulation and our knowledge of construction materials.

Our mission

  • Expertise: chemicals for construction materials.
  • Solutions:  admixtures for concrete and additives for cement...
  • Distribution channels: the products distributed through the UK market are designed and manufactured locally. 
  • Export:CHRYSO UK exports products to Ireland.
  • Part of a French Group: CHRYSO UK is a subsidiary of a French independent Group (with international private equity firm Cinven as its majority shareholder) 
  • Markets and category of our customers
    • Ready-mix concrete plants, Precast plants, applicators (Screed and Aesthetics), contractors. 
    • CEMENT: cement manufacturers
    • INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS: Plasterboard manufacturers

An innovative company

20% of our staff work in R&D

35% of our turnover are generated thanks to products which are under 5 years old
3% of our turnover are invested every year in R&D 


Innovation is in our DNA

CHRYSO has long been investing in a strategy aimed at developing new solutions to keep our customers satisfied by continually improving the fulfillment of their economical and technical needs. Our company provides a wide range of products in constant evolution, which offers optimised solutions to our customers’ daily issues.
Each year, we launch about twenty new products in our market areas. We apply these dynamics of innovation and development to all our market segments.

Examples of latest CHRYSO® innovations

  • The FILL-FREE® technology embedded in CHRYSO®Premia 500 series
  • LSS (Low Sulfate Sensitive) technology
  • CHRYSO®Optima 100 technology
  • CHRYSO®Equalis product range
  • Luminescent technology LuminTech® by CHRYSO®

At the very core of our clients’ needs

We endeavor to understand our customers’ requirements in order to provide suitable responses. Our sustainable solutions comprise a wide range of products and services supported by our expert teams. The cornerstones of our offer are Quality, Reactivity and Service Mindedness.

A responsible company

Our priority is to act as a responsible company. Our organisation is aimed at meeting the needs of our customers and employees: their satisfaction is very important to us, whilst also respecting the needs of our direct and indirect stakeholders.

CHRYSO UK is certified to: ISO 9001 since 2012, OHSAS 18001 since 2014, and ISO 14001 since 2017. These certifications support us in our goals of continual improvement; working in a safe, responsible manner whilst maintaining quality products and services.