As a market leader in a highly specialised industry, Thor is dedicated to maintaining its position by continually developing new processes and products and improving existing product ranges. Our investment in an on-going programme of research and development ensures that we remain globally competitive in a fast-changing business environment.


Thor’s skilled process engineers, chemists and microbiologists ensure that the R & D function remains at the forefront of our drive into new and advanced areas of the speciality chemical market. Specific R & D projects are allocated to individual operating companies in line with their respective strengths and dominant market areas.


Application of the latest technology extends to Thor’s customers. Innovative developments are conveyed swiftly from laboratory to customer via our international network of technical and sales centres and distributors.