Chemex as a full member of the bfa and is a UK based and owned franchise with a truly unique offering.

Minimum Investment


Funding Support


Total Investment


No. Of Franchisees


Year Established


Break Even In


Send me information

About Chemex

With over 30 years of experience, Chemex is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of innovative cleaning and hygiene control systems and products. We’re proud of our industry leading range of environmentally friendly products, supported by an unrivalled level of service, provided by a team of industry experts.

It's really simple 

On a repeat order basis, you supply great products that your customers both need and like. Many businesses such as care homes are driven by legislation to achieve certain standards of hygiene, others like restaurants or hotels want to protect their reputation. The fact is they buy lots of cleaning materials to achieve this.

As well as thousands of local businesses such as fish and chip shops or restaurants and many more in a vast marketplace, making us confident that with hard work you can grow a business with a great reputation in your chose territory.

"£300,000 Turnover Achievable Through A Single Van"

Chemex is a highly regarded supplier supplying well-known business like...

Chemex famous clients

How Do We Do It?

We provide our customers with an exceptional local service, from our network of franchisees, backed up with the reassurance of national support.

How Do I Become a Franchisee?

Your investment for a vacant area is £23,500 plus VAT. Don't worry, we'll help you find a suitable finance. Working with our partners we have access to specialist franchise finance agreements. This provides you with:

  1. A large exclusive territory under a five year 'rolling' contract
  2. Expert training
  3. Hands on, in-field support to launch your business
  4. Telemarketing exercises and starter programs
  5. Extensive equipment package, tablet, PC, software, tools, uniform and more

"Be Part Of A £7 Billion Market"

What Does Being A Franchisee Look Like?

  • £300,000 turnover achievable through a single van!
  • You will be working four or five days a week
  • You are enthusiastic, honest, a good communicator and a hard worker

What Support Do I Get?

With the average span of time spent in a franchise across the industry being 8.5 years Chemex International will be celebrating one franchisee’s journey of a lifetime through three decades from the late Eighties to his contract renewal this month.It’s 1989 and tumultuous world events are unfolding with Britain in the Thatcher era, the Tiananmen Square uprising and the fall of the Berlin Wall. With the world changing a young dairy herdsman reading the Daily Mail also spots a piece on franchising...

Read More

Chemex International are delighted to announce that Michael Graham, Managing Director, has been elected as a Full Board Member of the British Franchise Association.Michael joined the franchise community in 1985 with Safeclean and has subsequently enjoyed a career as employee, manager, director and owner in a variety of franchise systems both here and in the US. This experience has given Michael a unique insight into the franchising industry and is now delighted to be able to contribute to the fu...

Read More

Following two years of research and development new franchisees can now look forward to a financial boost when starting their business. “Building your customer base in year one is a vital platform to future security” says Michael Graham Managing Director. Therefore Chemex are offering new starters a “double your money" starter package from September 2018. In the early days money is tight for any new business so we want to try and ease that burden by offering to support our new partners...

Read More

Being made redundant has turned into a blessing in disguise for current franchisee Steve Payne.  Losing his job set Steve on an entrepreneurial path which has seen him build a highly successful franchise business in the hygiene supplies sector. And now Steve is celebrating 26 years of running a franchise supplying hundreds of businesses within his franchise territory of North Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds. Steve, a former RAF jet fighter technician, turned to franchising after losin...

Read More

A Berkshire hygiene supplies franchise company has double cause to celebrate after reaching 25 years in business and achieving record turnover.  Stephen and Margaret Crinks have grown their franchise to a near £750,000 a year business with four employees since starting from scratch 25 years ago. The franchise business supplies hundreds of customers across Berkshire and North Wiltshire with a hygiene consultancy service backed by 600 products. The couple recently invested...

Read More

A former farmer is reaping the benefits of success after switching careers to provide a hygiene service to local businesses. Tired of long hours with little reward, Charles Williams invested in a hygiene supplies service and he's never looked back. Now 28 years later he has grown his franchise to a £400,000 turnover operation and supplies hundreds of businesses across the South Cheshire, North Shropshire and The Wirral franchise territory. Charles provides a hygiene advice and train...

Read More

Request Information

Your information will be sent via an encrypted connection to the franchise that you have requested additional information on and you will only receive communication from Franchise Supermarket and the Franchise or Franchises that you have requested further information on. You will be able to unsubscribe from these emails at ANY time. Your details will not be sold or passed onto any additional third parties. If you require further information on this subject then please read through our Privacy Policy.

We can provide you with free information from Chemex!