BEKAS Chemicals PLC

Bekas Chemicals PLC is one of the leading manufacturing company in the sector of soaps and detergents in Ethiopia. We are an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. Our products are manufactured at the European quality standards.


Bekas Chemicals PLC

Bekas Chemicals private limited company was established in 1994 and became operational in 1997. It is a family based company with seven shareholders.
The company is engaged in manufacturing of synthetic detergents, cosmetic products, plastic packing materials, industrial surfactants and putty. It also deals with import and whole sales of chemicals and related products.

The company’s head office is located in Addis Ababa and has branches in Oromia region, Adama city about 100 km South of Addis Ababa, and other branch in Mekele city ,Tigray region which is about 700 km North of Addis Ababa. Addis Ababa is a head office and location of putty and industrial products manufacturing plant whereas at Adama and Mekele; liquid, powder and, bar detergents as well as industrial surfactants are produced
Bekas chemicals PLC is a company that began the business from a tiny stage and currently runs with about 3.2 Million USD capital and its annual turnover is also more than 10 million USD. It is a fast developing company. Currently the number of staff members is about 600 (six hundred).

The company is also an active member of Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce, Sectorian Association, Chemical Products Manufacturing Association and National Associations of Ethiopian Industries.

The company has implemented ISO 9001:2015 quality management system and certified by the Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise
The company’s base of development is in house research and development. It has about six utility model patents from Ethiopia Intellectual Property Right Office.

Organizational Vision, Mission and values
To be a leader in Soaps, Detergents, Personal Care products and Industrial Surfactants in Ethiopia and one of the best companies in developing countries in 2030. 

To manufacture and provide consistent and quality Soaps, Synthetic Detergents, Personal Care products, Industrial Surfactants, Putty and their respective raw materials within the framework of corporate social responsibility.


  • Brightened and trained employees.
  • Esteemed customer satisfaction.
  • Keen to consciously build professionalism.
  • Aspire of excellence in quality products and services.
  • Sustainable growth and stability. 
  • Customers trust and confidence are the very foundations of our company’s business
  • Honesty, transparency and presence integrity.
  • Environmental protection and employee safety assurance.
  • Motivated man power creation.
  • Impartially and respecting law.
  • Corporate social responsibility and dedicated to sustainability.
  • Accountability, loyalty and striving for change.
  • Leadership quality and participatory with right vision.
  • Share of knowledge and Team working

Our Quality Policy

Bekas Chemicals PLC continuously work on improving productivity through innovation and research and development that satisfies the requirements of the customers and other stake holders.
The company strives for increasing domestic and export market share through the application of a quality management system that drives continual improvement through innovation.