Marinochem Ltd

About UsHistory


Marinochem Limited (formally Dynea Ireland Limited) began operations in 1997 at Marino Point, Cobh, Co.Cork, to manufacture aminoplast resin adhesives for the panel board (MDF and chipboard) and firelighter industries.

Our resins, manufactured entirely at our Cork plant, provide effective high performance solutions for a variety of adhesive applications in a range of bulk batch sizes.

Manufacturing at the site is highly automated in nature and a commited team of 27 people is employed to ensure that the highest standards are adhered to.

Marinochem’s parent company, Tennants Consolidated Limited, is a privately owned conglomerate group, headquartered in London. The origins of the company go back to the late 1700’s when the company was founded in Glasgow, Scotland.


Our Values


We uphold the highest ethical standards and act with honesty, transparency, and
accountability in all our interactions. We are committed to doing the right thing, even when faced with challenges or difficult decisions.

02Customer Centricity

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We prioritize their
needs, actively listen to their feedback, and strive to exceed their expectations. We are dedicated to providing exceptional products, services, and support that add value to their businesses.


We embrace innovation and continuously seek new ways to improve and stay ahead in our industry. We encourage creative thinking, foster a culture of experimentation, and actively invest in research and development to deliver cutting-edge solutions that address the evolving needs of our customers.


We are committed to sustainability in all aspects of our business.We prioritize environmental stewardship, striving to minimize our carbon footprint, conserve resources, and promote sustainable practices. We also actively engage with our communities, supporting social initiatives and contributing to the well-being of society.


We believe in the power of collaboration and teamwork. We foster a supportive
and inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives are valued, and individuals are encouraged to collaborate, share knowledge, and leverage their collective expertise. We believe that working together yields better results and drives success.


Marinochem are committed to exceeding the highest environmental standards on site and operations are certified to the ISO14001 management system. State of the art catalytic oxidisers are used to clean any airborne emissions (and are moinitored by continuous online anaysers). Almost all rainfall falling on, and any water generated by, the site is captured, cleaned and recycled within site operations.

Marinochem are licenced by the Environmental Protection Agency in Ireland and have been issued an Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) Licence which controls all aspects of the site which are likely to have an impact on the environment.

Health & Safety

Marinochem’s health and safety management system is certified to the international ISO45001:2018 standard in order to ensure that the site operations are carried out to the best practice. We are commited to continually improving our performance in these areas and our highly experienced health and safety team work hard to meet these targets.

We commit to prioritising the welfare of our employees and carry out regular monitoring of the work environment and offer all employees a full medical on an annual basis. We also commit to being a good neighbour and are in regular contact with people in the immediate locality to keep them informed of our operations.


At Marinochem,we are committed to delivering products of the highest quality. Our urea and melamine-based formaldehyde adhesives undergo careful manufacture and rigorous testing to ensure consistent performance and adherence to industry standards.
State of the art manufacturing equipment and highly trained production personnel ensure that the products being manufactured meet the exacting requirements of our customers.

Two, well-equipped, laboratories and highly experienced personnel analyse the raw materials and finished products to further gurantee the quality performance of our products. The management of all manufacturing and service operations on site is certified by the ISO9001:2015 international quality management standard.


ISO9001 is an internationally recognized standard for quality management systems. It sets the criteria for organizations to establish processes that ensure consistent delivery of high-quality products and services. By implementing ISO9001, companies can improve customer satisfaction, enhance operational efficiency, and drive continual improvement. This standard focuses on key areas such as customer focus, leadership, engagement of people, process management, and evidence-based decision-making. By adhering to ISO9001, organizations demonstrate their commitment to meeting customer requirements, delivering consistent quality, and continuously striving for excellence.

ISO14001 is a globally recognized standard for environmental management systems. It provides a framework for organizations to establish and maintain practices that minimize their environmental impact and promote sustainability. By implementing ISO14001, companies can effectively manage their environmental responsibilities, identify and mitigate risks, and enhance their environmental performance. This standard emphasizes areas such as environmental policy, planning, implementation,monitoring, and continual improvement. By adhering to ISO14001, organizations demonstrate their commitment to environmental stewardship, regulatory compliance, and sustainable business practices.

ISO45001 is an internationally recognized standard for occupational health and safetymanagement systems. It provides a systematic approach for organizations to identify, assess, and manage risks related to occupational health and safety hazards. By implementing ISO 45001, companies can create a safe and healthy work environment, prevent accidents and injuries, and comply with relevant health and safety regulations. This standard focuses on areas such as leadership,worker participation, hazard identification, risk assessment, and continuous improvement. By adhering to ISO45001, organizations demonstrate their commitment to the well-being and safety of their employees, contractors, and other stakeholders.

These standards, ISO9001, ISO14001, and ISO45001, serve as benchmarks for organizations to establish robust management systems in quality, environmental sustainability, and occupational health and safety. By achieving certification in these standards, companies demonstrate their commitment to excellence, responsible environmental practices, and the health and safety of their workforce. These standards not only enhance the organization’s reputation but also provide a framework for continual improvement and customer satisfaction.