Nowchem is a family owned company established by Fay and John Lamont in 1977. Over the past 42 years, Nowchem has prided itself on supplying the Australian and International markets with high quality products and services. In keeping up with changes in technology we have diversified our manufacturing base to supply a large range of products to our clients in various industry sectors. This diversification of manufacturing has seen the development and growth of Nowchem Watercare, Nowchem Pharma and specialist areas of supply in the market.
Currently, Nowchem is spread over 4 acres with two manufacturing sites, a warehouse and distribution centre administration building and an additional adjoining storage facility. We employ over 65 people including industrial chemists and technically qualified people.
- ISO 9001 certified since 1993
- TGA licence for Topical products
- APVMA licence
- Organic Production Certification via OFC
- Working to ISO 14000 Environmental Standard
- Member Responsible Care and Chemistry Australia
- Member of ACCORD
- Member of Cosmetic Chemists Association
- Member of Family Business Australia
- Member of NSW Business Chamber
- Member of WIOA
Sustainability Position Statement
Nowchem strives to carry out daily operations with minimal impact on the environment and our community, being a business paving the way in innovative, sustainable practices by leading and demonstrating to our community best practices to reduce our environmental footprint.
Meet our Management Team
John J Lamont
John is an industrial chemist with over 30 years’ experience in the chemical manufacturing industry, including 20 years at Nowra Chemicals, offering technical support to our customers. John specialises in the food industry as well as industrial applications and specialised therapeutic goods and contract manufacturing customers.
Sales & Marketing Manager
Casey leads our sales and marketing teams with over 15 years sales experience in the chemical, automotive and engineering industries. He specialises in water treatment, food industry clients, councils, hospitality, accomodation, industrial applications and handles our equipment and machinery enquiries. Casey also provides chemical safety and handling training to our valued customers and is more than happy to help with your enquiry.
Customer Care and Distribution Manager
Margaret has over 20 years customer service, logistical and management experience in the chemical manufacturing industry, Margaret manages our customer service team and logistics supply chain, as well as administration support to our sales team.
Vince has been an employee of Nowra Chemicals for over 15 years and is responsible for the scheduling and manufacturing of products as per our customer’s requirements. Vince has many years of manufacturing experience and also holds a pharmaceutical manufacturing licence.
Jye has a degree in Nanotechnology and over 10 years experience as an Industrial/Cosmetic Chemist at Nowchem. From Research & Development to Quality Control, Jye is in charge of the quality, safety and compliance of our products.
Meet Our Sales Team
Daniel is the newest member of the Nowchem Sales Team. Daniel is a qualified industrial chemist having been involved with the food and beverage industries for the past 10 years. Working with a wide range of food manufacturers and production facilities from Nowra to Brookvale, he has an acute knowledge for best practice in food manufacturing, HACCP and QA procedures. Daniel has excellent technical knowledge of products and problem solving for your businesses.
Phil has been an employee at Nowchem for 3 years and has over 15 years experience in industrial sales. Phil covers our sales territory from Shoalhaven Heads to Batemans Bay and has a wide variety of experience in manufacturing and hospitality. Phil prides himself on excellent customer service and providing value for your business.
Customer Service and Administration Team
Our Customer Service and Administration Team manage the day to day operations of Nowra Chemical Manufacturers including enquiries, orders, accounts and much more. They are pleased to help out in every way they possibly can.
Manufacturing and Production Team
The manufacturing and production team are responsible for producing all of the quality products manufactured by Nowra Chemical Manufacturers. Our team has over 39 years of manufacturing experience and are happy to manufacture to your specifications and pack size.
Technical Team (Chemists)
Our Technical team of chemists ensure that every product manufactured by Nowra Chemical Manufacturers is of the highest quality and made of top quality ingredients and formulations. They are also willing to answer the highly technical questions which you may wish to ask and provide critical testing and laboratory analysis to ensure our products meet their strict specifications.
Warehousing and Distribution Team
Our warehousing and distribution team are responsible for warehousing and delivering our quality products to your doorstep. With over 4000 different items warehoused this team ensure you get your goods on time everytime.