About Biocel


Biocel Ltd. was founded by Dr. Karl McCarthy in 1966. It is among Irelands leading manufacturers and suppliers of high quality, cost effective and specialist chemical formulations to industry. We develop biochemical and chemical process aids and additives for a variety of Irish industries, including Brewing and Beverage, Dairying, Food Production, Laundering, Construction, Water Treatment, Pharmaceutical and the Public Sector.

Our products are manufactured at our plant in Cork, Ireland. Our facilities include Four dedicated Manufacturing Plants, covered and uncovered storage areas and a number of bulk chemical storage tanks. We deliver our products throughout the Island of Ireland using our dedicated fleet of Hazchem compliant vehicles.

Our Research and development Staff are highly experienced in the formulation of products to our customers specific requirements. These facilities allow us to develop products to individual customer specifications.

Biocel Ltd. currently employs approximately 28 people who are all expertly trained in their fields. We excel in areas such as product development, technical services, engineering back-up and customer care.

Biocel Ltd. is completely devoted to quality in every aspect of our organisation. We have been accredited with the ISO standards since 1992 and currently hold the ISO 9001:2015.

Our factory is located at Glounthaune, Co.Cork, (3 miles from Cork City), on a 22 acre site incorporating:

  • Four manufacturing plants
  • A quality control laboratory
  • A Research and Development Laboratory
  • A 7,160 sq metre covered storage facility
  • A 3,600 sq metre uncovered storage area
  • A water and effluent treatment plant
  • Bunded loading facilities.

For distribution purposes we use a combination of our own fleet and certified logistics carriers.   Our drivers are qualified, trained, experienced and customer oriented .  

All of our manufacturing is conducted at our Cork plant, allowing us tailor our products to meet customers changing needs.

The are no Photos added yet
Who we are