Formula Chemicals – Formulated for Success

Formula Chemicals manufactures and supplies catering, industrial, motor trade and swimming pool chemicals.

The Company was incorporated in response to unsatisfied demand by the local market for industrial and household chemicals.  Registered under the laws of Zimbabwe and operating since 1972,  Formula Chemicals (Pvt) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Strandern East (Pvt) Ltd.


In its 42 years of operation, Formula Chemicals has built a strong customer base that is served by a resourceful and highly experienced production and management team.

Formula Chemicals is committed to promoting the manufacturing and production sector in Zimbabwe and the region by offering quality industrial and household products to businesses & individuals through the following:

  • Targeting manufacturing and commercial companies in both the formal and informal sector.
  • Creating a household brand the exceeds our customer’s expectation.
  • Expanding and maintaining a credible market profile.
  • Maintaining sound information, accounting and administration systems.
  • Constituting a sound business with an efficient operations policy.

Our Values

  • High Quality Production and Service Delivery: We believe in maintaining a standard of excellence in everything we do. We are committed to producing high quality products that are supported by first class services to our customers and stakeholders.
  • Commitment: Customer satisfaction is the yardstick against which our business performance in all spheres is measured. Exceeding our customer needs and expectations is a commitment shared by every person in the Company.
  • Professionalism: We are committed to recruiting and developing a strong workforce in which job competence and performance are the primary objectives.
  • Innovation & Creativity: We are committed to innovation and creativity and to addressing the changing customer needs.  We continuously develop our products and services to offer comprehensive and exclusive high quality products.
  • Integrity: Our integrity will be displayed to all our stakeholders and the community at large.
  • Responsibility: As a corporate citizen Formula Chemicals is committed to discharging itself responsibly in all its dealings.

Our Customers

Formula Chemicals’ customers include retailers, corporate and individuals. Major corporate customers have included:

  • Farm & City
  • Ok Mart
  • Ok Zimbabwe
  • TM Supermarkets
  • Lafarge Zimbabwe
  • Metro Peech Wholesalers
  • Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital
  • Great Zimbabwe University, University of Zimbabwe & Bindura University
  • Peterhouse, Roosevelt and Gateway Schools

Our Products

Formula Chemicals product portfolio has over thirty products, including:

  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Toilet Cleaner and Sanitizer
  • Drain Opener
  • Multi Purpose Cleaner
  • Scouring Powder
  • Battery Acid
  • Workshop Floor Cleaner