How many employees does Protea Chemicals have?

Protea Chemicals Omnia’s Chemical division, operating under the Protea Chemicals brand, is a longstanding and well- respected distributor of speciality, functional and effect chemicals and polymers in much of sub-Saharan Africa. Focused on providing customers with value-added chemical products and services, Protea Chemicals strives to be ‘more than just a chemical supplier’. Protea Chemicals competes in almost every sector of the chemical distribution market, including personal care and cosmetics, food and beverages, water treatment, engineering, paints and inks, textiles, plastics, rubber, chemical manufacturing and formulation, petroleum and lubrication, packaging and paper, pharmaceuticals and healthcare and animal feeds. The company operates from 21 sites located in all major industrial centres throughout Southern Africa, from Nairobi to Cape Town. Omnia Group Omnia has been in business for over 60 years and is listed in the Chemicals sector of the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, with a market capitalisation of approximately R 14.3 billion. Omnia is a diversified provider of specialised chemical products and services used in the mining, agricultural and chemical sectors. The Group differentiates itself from commodity chemical providers by adding value at every stage of the supply and service chain through technological innovation and by deploying our intellectual capital. We make our business model sustainable by targeted backward integration through installing technologically-advanced plants to manufacture core materials such as nitric acid and explosives emulsions. Annual Revenue is around R16 billion and the company has operations in 25 Countries and 4000 employees. The group comprises Omnia Fertilizer, Protea Chemicals, Protea Mining Chemicals and BME.

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