Paint and Inks is one of the largest UK based manufacturing industries. We lead the world in Innovation and production techniques. Whether it is to protect, decorate or inform through print.

If you have a challenge for us; we can recommend the solution.

Rakem have a range of pigments, extenders and additives to meet most formulators requirements. By creating partnerships with our customers, our technical sales team can advise and recommend products to help coating and ink companies achieve the desired effect. Our principals are constantly developing new products to improve the properties desired in a dynamic industry. If you have a challenge for us; we can recommend the solution.

Please see below for a comprehensive list of products:

Rakem in coatings…

  • TiO2
  • Emulsion Polymers
  • PCC
  • Kaolin (Hydrous/Calcined)
  • Silica
  • Barytes
  • Blanc Fixe
  • Lithopone
  • Oligomers


Application examples:

Decorative and industrial coating, floor coverings, printing, marine and maintenance, anticorrosion systems.

Interested in another industry or application? Visit our Industries page:

Trust & experience.

The perfect mix.

We all love great partnerships…

Call us on: 0161 762 0044

Our Head Office and distribution facility is located in Manchester, United Kingdom. From this central location we also can provide make down facilities for slurries and blended products.

Visit us:

Rakem Limited, Wellington Street, Bury, Manchester BL8 2BD.

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Paper Industry Technical Association

Oil & Colour Chemists Association

Cement Industry Suppliers Forum

British Plastics Federation

British Coatings Federation

British Adhesives and Sealants Association

UK VAT No. 686093792 | Ireland VAT No. IE 9726416J | Registered in England | Company No. 03253833
Registered Address: Rakem Ltd, Hazlemere, 70 Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL1 4BY