About Us

Established in 1982 Avocet is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of flame retardants, dyes and textile auxiliaries.

A Wide Product Range Includes:
  • Acid, basic, disperse, reactive, solvent dyes and pigments
  • Dyes for polyester / wool and wool / polyamide blends
  • Dyes & auxiliaries for carpet printing
  • Preparation, dyeing & finishing auxiliaries
  • Flame retardants for wide varity of fibres and blends 

The company's commitment to quality is a cornerstone of our total business philosophy. Our registration with ISO 9001:2015 is part of this concept to maintain the quality theme in every aspect of our business.


We gain business by selling quality products and by providing a better service than our competitors. A rapid response to orders and service requests leads inevitably to benefits for both customer and supplier.


We demand high standards in everything we buy. Our raw materials are bought from suppliers who themselves believe in and provide us with the highest quality in products and services.


To support our objectives we invest in the best plant and machinery, skilled personnel and product development. People are our biggest investment and we encourage them to perform well and be happy at work.

Technical Support

To support our commitment to quality and reliability Avocet's Technical Service Laboratory is staffed by highly trained technicians experienced in all textile processing techniques. All incoming goods and outgoing production batches are tested in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 approved systems. In addition customers are offered a full technical service back-up using our first class facilities.Technicians are also available to support customer trials and production.


Avocet recognise that their customers compete on the world stage and the support of the flame retardant/dye/auxiliary producer is essential for success.The versatility of our product range demonstrates the 'bespoke' nature of the Avocet philosophy - meeting individual customer requirements through active partnership.