Category Archives: Plater Group

Landmark achievement for the chemical industry

REACH

REACH – now widely regarded as the global role model for chemical safety. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment. It’s a process that has taken 10 years to register all chemicals used in the European Union. In May 2018 all chemicals […]


Exploring Mimosa and Quebracho Natural Tannin Extracts for Industrial Applications

Mimosa and Quebracho

Tannin, also called tannic acid, can be any of a group of pale-yellow to light-brown unstructured substances in the form of powder, flakes, or a spongy mass and widely distributed in plants. They are predominately utilised in • tanning leather • dyeing fabric • making ink • various medical applications Tannin solutions are acid and […]


Plater Group share their commitment to protecting the environment

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Plater Group’s commitment to environmental sustainability is growing momentum, undertaking new projects and initiatives in relation to site infrastructure development. All new projects and purchases consider environmental impact as a major concern when proceeding. Here are some examples of some of the projects the Company has undertaken, and the contribution towards environmental conservation: The Company […]


Protecting the food chain through traceability

As a manufacturer and distributor of chemicals, Plater Group takes the traceability of our products very seriously, especially as many of them are used in animal feeds, food production or on crops that enter the food chain. Examples of these are chemicals such as sodium bicarbonate and calcium formate  that are used in the animal […]