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A full basket of products for the construction industry

CHRYSO Eastern Africa supplies products from both CHRYSO and its 100% owned subsidiary - a.b.e. Construction Chemicals. While a.b.e. Construction Chemicals manufactures and sells products for general construction, concrete repair, flooring, and waterproofing as well as sealants, specialised adhesives and polyurea systems; CHRYSO manufactures and sells admixtures and cement additives that service the mining, readymix, precast and cement industries.

Our product offer:


Please click on the links below to view our product range from  a.b.e. Construction Chemicals and CHRYSO.

About us

  • Expertise: chemicals solutions for the construction materials industry
  • Located: Nairobi, Kenya
  • ExportCHRYSO Eastern Africa supplies priducts to Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia
  • A subsidiary of the CHRYSO Group: One of 20 subsidiaries within the CHRYSO Group (corporate head office in France); with LBO France as its major shareholder
  • Markets and typology of our customers:
    • CONCRETE: readymix concrete plants, precast manufacturers, mining companies (underground construction), construction sites, applicators (decorative concrete)
    • CEMENT: cement manufacturers
    • GYPSUM: plaster board manufacturers
    • RETAIL: builders merchants and hardware stores
    • CONSTRUCTION: large construction companies, small house builders, specifiers, developers, facility managers, engineers

An innovative company

20% of our staff work in R&D

35% of our turnover are generated thanks to products which are under 5 years old
3% of our turnover are invested every year in R&D 

25 laboratories world wide

Innovation is in our DNA

CHRYSO Eastern Africa is part of a global Group that has long been investing in a strategy aimed at developing new solutions to keep our customers satisfied by continually improving the fulfillment of their economical and technical needs. Our company provides a wide range of products (over a third of which are five years old) that offers optimized solutions to our customers’ needs. Each year, we launch about 20 new products into the market.

Examples of latest CHRYSO® innovations

  • FILL-FREE® technology provides excellent water reduction properties that are necessary to obtain targeted concrete flowability, optimal viscosity, excellent setting times and superior early strengths.
  • Quad technology improves the cohesiveness of concrete without impacting flowability. It allows for a wider range of aggregates and unprecedented levels of robustness to bleeding and segregation.
  • CHRYSO®Optima 100 range are very high water reducing superplasticiers with extended workability retention and low concrete viscosity. The techmology is well suited to pumped concrete.
  • CHRYSO®Equalis product range are workability extenders that are robust (adapt to local raw materials and temperatures) and deliver the extended workability. This gives greater flexibility to contractors as they can construct complex concrete structures with greater ease.
  • Dustless technology ?generates dust free cementitious powder based products such as mortars, grouts, plasters and self levelling screeds.This creates a safer, healthier and dust free working environment.

At the very core of our clients’ needs

We partner with our customers to create tailor made solutions that match project requirements. The cornerstones of our service offer are Quality, Reactivity and Service Mindedness.

A responsible company

Our priority is to act as a responsible company. We openly report to our stakeholders. Our whole organization is employees and customers oriented: their satisfaction is very important to us, as well as respecting direct and indirect stakeholders.

Safety is a fundamental value of our Group culture. Sustainable development is fully integrated into our management and industrial processes. We invest in appropriate socio-economic development and enterprise development projects where initiatives are aligned to our business and the businesses where we belong.