Thomas Emery (Snr) started a tallow and candle business in 1840. A decade later, The Emery Candle Company offered customers sturdier, whiter, dripless candles made of stearic acid. Soon, the expanded product line also included elaine oil (oleic acid) and sweetwater (glycerine).
By 1872, the company was involved in fatty acid exploration while growing an existing product line that included elaine oil (oleic acid) and sweetwater (glycerine). Click here to find more.
Today, 174 years later, Emery Oleochemicals is a name synonymous with the production of high quality, natural-based chemicals commonly made from natural oils and fats.
Our business is increasingly focused in high-value derivatives. Through our six dedicated business units , we have the ability to provide you with customisable, high-performance, market-based solutions.
Backed by an extensive distribution network covering over 50 countries globally, Emery Oleochemicals applies its philosophy, Creating Value with our wide-ranging product portfolio for use in the home and personal care, construction, automotive, lubricants, packaging, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, textiles, electrical and electronics, furniture and bedding, and agriculture industries.
Headquartered in Shah Alam, Malaysia,our manufacturing facilities and sales and marketing offices are located in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. We are backed by a diverse workforce of more than 1,000 people and an extensive distribution network covering over 50 countries globally.