Family-owned Company reaches signficant Milestone in its History
Chemical distributor The National Chemical Company [“NCC”] (Dublin, Ireland) last week celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Originally founded in 1969 by Denis Looney with the support of international equity partners, the company is being managed by the founder’s son Alan Looney since 1985. In 1989 Alan bought out the non-family shareholders. As from 1990 the company grew steadily in size and scope. In 1999 NCC was a founding member of PlusChem, an international alliance of specialty chemical distributors. In 2005 the company set up a subsidiary in the UK called Natchemco. In 2009 NCC invested in a joint polymer compounding venture, Innovative Polymer Compounds [“IPC”]. Certified to ISO 13485 and based in Ireland’s midlands in Co. Westmeath, IPC serves the global requirements of the Medical Device Industry.
NCC serves a broad variety of markets: Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Food, Agrochemical, Mining and Industrial Markets. The company is certified to ISO 9001:2015, Repak and the Responsible Care Programs including Good Trade and Distribution Practise (GTDP). In addition, NCC is assessed to SQAS. The company has been receiving a number of industry awards including Global Supplier of the Year Award from a major Pharmaceutical multinational. It has also been recognised as a “Best Managed Company” by Deloitte for several years in a row.
Source: NCC press release
HGE – DCG / 04.09.2019