British Wax is a family-owned company supplying waxes to a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetic and beauty, oil and gas exploration, defence, food, dairy, fine art, leather, furniture, fibre-glass, candle-making, and timber preservation.
Founded in 1914 as The British Wax Refining Company Ltd, the company has a long tradition of refining and processing natural waxes, such as beeswax and carnauba wax. More recently, with the incorporation of Speciality Waxes in 1995, the company has gained expertise in the specialised wax market.
The Company also supplies industries where wax plays an auxiliary role, aiding production or storage. These include medical applications, food production, casting and moulding.