About Addmaster

Addmaster is a global market leading antimicrobial additive supplier providing technically innovative, premium quality antimicrobial additive technology for the polymer, plastics, paper, textile, paints and coatings industries.

Since January 2021 Addmaster has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Sweden-based company Polygiene Group.

Addmaster was founded in Stafford in 2000 to develop innovative additive technology for polymers, including long-term product protection against harmful microbes and bacteria. Today our products can be found in thousands of applications worldwide, at work, in the home, at leisure and in industry. 

Addmaster has a global presence with distributors throughout the world including Argentina, Australia, Belaurus, Cambodia, Chile, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Myanmar, North America, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam.

You can find out more about our network of distributors HERE.


Widely Recognised within the Industry

Our products have won many awards and the company has been recognised by the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, in 2011 and again in 2018 with the Queen’s Award for International Trade.

In 2018 the company was also recognised for outstanding international sales performance with a Department for International Trade Board of Trade Award and a Staffordshire Chambers Business Award for International Trade.

In 2020 we were awarded a third Queen's Award, this time for Innovation in recognition of our contribution to improving public hygiene and eliminating plastic waste.

Our key philosophies are:

  • We always aim to provide our clients with exceptional added value, which in turn produces revenue for our business to thrive, supporting product development and industry growth
  • We offer compelling benefits that will add real value and differentiate your brand
  • We will never recommend or supply off-the-shelf solutions that don't exactly fit your requirements
  • We are committed to continuous investment to research and development to offer a world class resource centre for masterbatches, compounds and liquid or powder dispersions for any application
  • We don't charge licence fees: if your business grows, our business grows too

Our key technologies include: