Our Company

James M. Brown is the world’s largest manufacturer of Cadmium Pigments with manufacturing sites in the UK and also at our subsidiary, Multicel Pigmentos, in Brazil.


We believe that our cadmium pigments are the best quality cadmium pigments on the market and our commitment to the future of this pigment chemistry has been demonstrated through our continued investment at both manufacturing sites. Through our membership of the UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) and the International Cadmium Association (ICdA) we have successfully lobbied to keep the market for these exceptional pigments as wide as possible.

It is on the platform of our core competencies of colour and service that we have built a reputation as a specialty manufacturer and distributor of high quality colour and functional pigments. Through our in-house manufacturing capabilities and strong, long term relationships with principals we serve global colour consuming industries (e.g. Plastics, Inks, Coatings) with stocks of world class pigments, additives and above all; excellent commercial, regulatory and technical service.