We distribute and customize value added products and services through chemistry!

Alpha Chemical has been operating since 1993 where it began as a chemical distributor and has grown to encompass a manufacturing/blending and repackaging company. In the heart of HRM, Alpha is located in Burnside Industrial Park and boasts a new 185, 566 square foot facility with rail-side transportation capabilities.

President and Founder Eric Efford has created and maintained strong lasting relationships with his customers and partners. Alpha is committed to meeting and exceeding their customers’ expectations. With a customer first approach, continuous improvement & evaluation of business practices it’s no wonder that each transaction is a mutually profitable experience.

Alpha has a talented team of highly skilled professionals with many years experience in the chemical industry. The collective knowledge and continuous education of the team keeps Alpha on top of new product technologies.

Through hard work and commitment, Alpha is proud to be ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001 certified. As a chemical distributor, Alpha is committed to the Responsible Distribution (RD) of Practice and has achieved its third 3rd party certification under RD21. Maintaining a productive and safe environment is a top priority and highlights the exceptional service, product development and distribution at Alpha.

Our Corporate Values are our foundation for operating our business ethically:

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Health & Safety – We respect and follow the guidelines of responsible distribution, protecting the safety of our employees, our customers and our community.


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Integrity – We do the right thing by practicing the highest ethical standards and by honouring our commitments.

Developing People – We provide opportunities for our team to actively participate in the development of their careers.

Teamwork – We promote team goals ahead of individual goals in an environment of mutual respect.

Constant and Never Ending Improvement (CANI) – We embrace a culture of attaining excellence in all aspects of our business.

Environmental Sustainability – We take full responsibility to manage products and services safely within an ecosystem conscious environment.

Family – We create, nurture and sustain an environment where family matters.


Giving Back to our Community


At Alpha Chemical we believe in our community. We are proud to sponsor the following associations:

  • Feed Nova Scotia
  • Christmas Daddies
  • World Vision
  • IWK Foundation
  • Phoenix Youth Program
  • CME – Canadian Manufacturers
    and Exporters
  • MPWWA – Maritime Provinces
    Water and Waste Water Association
  • NOIA – Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Association


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