ChemUK 2023

CHEMUK is now established as the UK’s annual Chemical, Laboratory & Process Industries Supply Chain Expo & Speaker Programme.

The expo comprises three show zones; Chemical Industries Supply Chain, Chemical, Process & Plant Engineering, and, new for 2023, CHEMLAB.

Chemical Industries Supply Chain

The Chemical Industries Supply Chain zone will continue to grow in 2023, presenting specialist chemical supply chain organisations providing products, services & equipment in the areas of:

  • Chemicals, Raw Materials & Ingredients
  • Chemical Logistics & Transportation
  • Chemical Storage, Containment, Labelling and Packaging
  • HSE Management & Regulatory Compliance
  • Toll / Contract / Outsourcing/ White & Private Label Services
  • Skills, Training & Recruitment
  • Business & Operational Support

Chemical, Process & Plant Engineering

The Chemical, Process & Plant Engineering zone will showcase latest technology and specialist services to attending UK plant & asset management as well as process, instrumentation and control engineering professionals across the chemical and wider process industries embracing:

  • Process Plant / Chemical Unit Equipment / Process Ancillaries & Consumables
  • CHEMICAL 4.0 / Digital / Automation
  • Plant Energy Management
  • Catalysis & Reaction Engineering
  • Heat Exchanger technology / Thermal transfer innovation
  • Control Valves & Actuators / Digital & Automation
  • Pipes, Hoses, Tubing & Fittings
  • Flow Technologies
  • Filtration & Separation
  • Mixing, Agitation & Dispersion
  • Metering & Dosing
  • Chemical Processing Tanks / Storage Tanks
  • Conveying/Feeding / Materials Handling
  • Industrial dryers
  • Bio-Chemical Process Engineering
  • Process Design / Modelling, Scale-up & Pilot Plant
  • Predictive Maintenance / Condition monitoring / Asset management
  • Plant Safety Systems
  • Process QA / QC


The CHEMLAB zone will be the UK’s only event dedicated to R&D, Analysis and Testing of chemicals and chemical-based products, presenting specialist laboratory technology and service partners covering:

  • Laboratory & Analytical Instrumentation
  • Benchtop / Pilot Synthesis & Formulation Development
  • Measurement Technology
  • Spectroscopy / Chromatography
  • Laboratory Automation & Software
  • QC / Testing / R&D Services
  • Process Safety Testing
  • Analytical & Calibration Services
  • Contract Laboratory Services
  • Laboratory Automation & Software
  • Materials Identification & Characterisation
  • Regulatory Compliance Services
  • Laboratory Chemicals / Consumables

Speaker Programme:

The CHEMUK 2-day speaker programme will host some 180+ expert speakers discussing the big challenges and opportunities affecting the UK’s chemical & chemical product industries.

The presentations and panel sessions will run across 5 open stages that are integrated within the exhibition hall. All sessions are free to attend and will provide latest sector intelligence from the heads of the various representative associations and bodies that comprise the wider chemical and chemical product industries. CHEMUK 2022 Speakers included:

  • Professor Gill Reid, President Elect, RSC
  • Stephen Elliott, CEO, The Chemical Industries Association
  • Tim Doggett, CEO, Chemical Business Association
  • Lisa Kelly, Chair, British Chemicals Association
  • Dorothee Arns, Director General, FECC
  • Graham Cruickshank, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, UK KTN & CPI
  • Nick Dixon, Chair, British Chemicals Association
  • Lorna Williams, Executive Officer, British Adhesives & Sealants Association
  • Amy Peace, Innovation Lead for Circular Economy, Innovate UK
  • Dr David Pugh, Head of Sustainability, Digital Catapult
  • David Talbot, CEO, CATCH
  • Philip Aldridge, CEO, NEPIC
  • Andrew Norman, General Secretary, Solvents Industry Association
  • Ivan Lima, Head of Chemicals, Department for International Trade

Plus many more…

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