It has been a turbulent year in the UK and internationally. Firstly, the Brexit vote…. the outlook in the UK is one of uncertainty. The Brexit process will be long. Import costs are increasing due to the fall in sterling. This will result in an increase in UK inflation. This could lead to a rise in UK interest rate.
Secondly, the American election. Trump has stated he will borrow USD 1 Trillion and invest this in USA infrastructure and he says he will reduce tax rates. So far the effect has been to increase the value of the dollar a bit, the Dow Jones is up but the big effect is the sharp fall in the price of bonds and thus an increase in yields resulting in a forecast of higher USA interest rates. This will also suck One Trillion USD out of the world market and Trump is planning to force USA companies to….read more
In celebration of my fathers centenary, born 12th November 1916, I would draw your attention to his Wikipedia entry (see below).
Photograph kindly provided by MOD and reproduced under the Open Government License V3
My father was my inspiration and the one that encouraged me to go into the export business and subsequently set up Cayley Chemicals. John Robert Mills was a great father and a highly respected scientist who….read more
Albright and Wilson was founded by Arthur Albright and John Wilson as a manufacturer of Potassium Chlorate and White Phosphorus for the match industry. In 1892 Albright and Wilson became a private limited company, Albright and Wilson Ltd, and it remained a double family-owned firm for nearly 100 years, until 5 March 1948 when it became a public company. Albright and Wilson expanded considerably into silicones, detergents, food additives, metal finishing chemicals, strontium based chemicals and Chromium based chemicals. It was the second largest chemical manufacturer ….read more
Cayley Chemicals is a major supplier of Poly Aluminium Chloride (PAC) and Aluminium Sulphate and regularly supplies to Zimbabwe, keeping their water clean and disease minimised. Poly Aluminium Chloride (PAC) is increasingly used for water treatment as opposed to the conventional use of Aluminium Sulphate (Alum). Polyaluminium chlorides are synthetic polymers dissolved in water. They react to form ….read more
With a population approaching 200 million and mostly bad sanitary conditions there is a huge market for disinfectants in Nigeria. Cayley Chemicals is a major supplier of disinfectant raw materials: Cresylic Acid, Cresylic Creosote 40/45, Castor Oil, DCMX, ChlorHexidine Gluconate (CHG), Casein, Borax, Pine oil & Castor Oil Soap…. read more