February 2017 - European Coatings Show (April 2017)

Newport will exhibit at the European Coating Show exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany between 4th-6th April, Hall 7, Stand 225. This year we will include a new range of high performance polymer emulsions from Laiex, our Spanish partner. 


January 2017 - Bulk Powder Terminals

Update - The structures for the warehouses are complete for 56,000 square feet, capable of holding 5000 big bags and 1500 pallets. Foundations and piling are complete, with completion of Silos by end July 2017. 


December 2016 - Medecins Sans Frontieres

Newport donates funds to Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors with Borders, especially in a tumultuous year of wars and famine.


February 2016 – Newport launches new website for Bulk Powder Terminals 


Newport has established a website dedicated to the new bulk powder facility at Canada Dock in Liverpool. 



January 2015 – Newport announces a £7m investment over 5 years


A new bulk handling facility with its own deep water terminal at Canada Dock has been announced. Phase 1 to be completed by end of 2017. 




September 2015 – The 2015 European Adhesive and Sealant Conference


Sales Director, Andrew Saunders will be attending this conference as a delegate: http://www.feica-conferences.com/.


"The FEICA Conference and EXPO is the premier event for Europe's adhesive and sealant industry, providing essential insights into the key issues affecting the industry and ample networking opportunities for formulators and raw material suppliers to discuss the latest trends and wider business environment".


July 2015 – Ciner Group (Eti Soda) acquires OCI Resources (OCI Wyoming, USA)

It has been annouced earlier this week that the Ciner Group, our principle for the Soda Ash supplies, will acquire a majority controlling interest in OCI.


OCI is the 2nd largest producer of natural soda ash from Trona in the United States, with a capacity of 3.5 million short tons.


This will increase total capacity of Soda Ash production to 7.5 million tons by 2018, this will include the planned expansion of the existing facility in Beypazari (Turkey) and the new facility based in Kazan (Turkey). Ciner will be the only manufacturer to supply natural soda ash from 2 continents and 3 world class facilities. 


June 2015 – IHS Soda Ash Conference, Barcelona 30th September 2015

Newport will be present at the conference and will submit and present a presentation ' Soda Ash and the Supply-Chain'. Present at the conference will be Raj Patel, Andrew Smart and Bill Whittaker. 

June 2015 – Newport sponsors British Glass Conference 2015

Newport is sponsoring the British Glass Association annual conference to be held in Manchester on Friday 12th June 2015. 

June 2015 – Eti Soda Expansion

Our partners Eti Soda announced expansion of their soda ash production facilities from 1 million tons to 4 million tons, first phase to be completed by second half of 2017. 


January 2015 - Corporate Video

Newport Industries corporate video has been uploaded to Youtube. Please use the link to view:



December 2014 – Office move

Newport has moved to larger offices in Richmond Upon Thames.

Our new office address is

2nd Floor, Spencer House, 23 Sheen Road, Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW9 1BN.

Our new contact numbers are

Tel: 0208 332 2519 and Fax: 0208 940 6691


September 2014 - Bill Whittaker, Sales Manager to UK & Ireland - Soda Ash, Sodium Bicarbonate and Sodium Sulphate

Bill joins us with a wealth of experience in the glass, detergents and chemical industries.  


July 2014 – New Bristol Warehouse

We have established a new stocking location in Bristol, within the Port area. The warehouse will enable us to deliver to clients in the South-West of England, and surrounding areas. Please contact Neil Porter our General Manager for further details.   


July 2014 – FEICA Conference

Newport will be attending the FEICA conference to be held in Berlin.

European Adhesive & Sealant Conference & EXPO 2014, 17-19 September 2014, Berlin, Germany


July 2014 – Soda Ash Conference

Newport will be attending the World Soda Ash conference to be held in Shanghai.

2014 World Soda Ash Conference and Workshop in Shanghai, China on 16-18 September, 2014.


June 2014 – New Bristol Warehouse

We have established a new stocking location in Bristol, within the Port area. The warehouse will enable us to deliver to clients in the South-West of England, and surrounding areas. Please contact Neil Porter our General Manager for further details.   


March 2014 - Newport Industries does Sports Relief and raises £1695

Nine staff members from Newport Industries took part in a Sports Relief run on Sunday 23rd March 2014 in Osterley running 1, 3 or 6 miles. We managed to raise a grand total of £1695 for a great cause.  


February 2014 – 200,000 MTs of chemicals to be imported in 2014

With recent changes in Soda Ash and Sodium Bicarbonate markets in the UK, Newport expects to exceed record volumes with several further stock locations within the UK.  


January 2014 – Glenn Campbell, Sales Manager – Life Sciences

Glenn joins us to head the life sciences division, to promote and develop fine chemicals within the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.  


January 2014 – New General Manager appointed

Neil Porter joins us from FMCG and previously from an international chemical producer with over 25 years experience in operations management. Initially Neil will be overlooking business processes, logistics and supply chains.   


September 2012 - Resins Div exhibit at the World Adhesives Conference

We will be attending the World Adhesives Conference in Paris, as active members of BASA and one of the premiere suppliers of Resins and Rosins to the European market.  


August 2012 – Andrew Smart to head the Feed Div

Andrew Smart will join end September to head the Feed Division, sales of Sodium Bicarbonate, Copper Sulphate and Sodium Sulphate all FEMAS approved.  


September 2011 – New Finance Director

Michael Citroen has joined Newport, he brings with him a wealth of experience, especially in reporting and financial aspects of SME's. Wishing him luck in this new appointment 


June 2011 Promoted to Directors

Both Andrew Saunders (Resins & Rosins) and Kamal Patel (Personal Care & Cosmetics) are to be appointed Directors. We thank them for all their hard work in the previous years and may they continue to help the company from strength to strength


January 2010 New Feed division established

We announce a new division to be established for the Feed Industry, focusing on the commodity chemicals for UK & Irish markets.

Expected volumes for this year will be expected approx 3000 metric tons, with up to 5000 metric tons y end of 2011.


July 2009 – Soda Ash & Sodium Bicarbonate

Newport appointed the UK and Irish distributor for Eti Soda, a new $400m facility started production this month.

Newport expect to take their first shipment within the next month.