About BYK Additives Ltd
BYK Additives Additives Limited is a member of Altana a global manufacturer of speciality chemicals.We are a global manufacturer of speciality clay materials with a business based upon the physical and chemical modification of clays to develop performance properties. We also manufacture a synthetic clay sold under the Laponite trade name, an area in which we have been a global leader for more than 30 years. Our R&D laboratory and manufacturing site for the Laponite? is located in Widnes. Speciality clays and synthetic clays are used to perform functions in a wide range of industrial and consumer products as diverse as cosmetics to advanced automotive coatings.