Our Story

David and Lorna Skewes established Colonial Chemicals in 1993 after discovering a gap in the market for local knowledge, quality service and readily available chemicals from their family property in Moonbi, NSW...

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“We specialise in developing local premium chemical systems that are cost effective and safe for you and your team.”

David Skewes, Director


Our Values: 

David and Lorna credit much of their success to the biblical principles their business
was founded on; honesty, a desire to serve others, integrity, generosity and a
commitment to excellence are integral to their everyday operations and form the
basis of their values as a company. 

In every office, on every computer desktop, in the lunch room and on rest room doors



We commit to being honest with our customers and team members.

Desire To Serve

We seek to exceed our customers’ expectations with superior service and quality products.  


We commit to doing the right thing whether anyone is watching or not. 

Commitment To Excellence

We commit to manufacturing, processing and delivering your order to a standard of excellence. 


We look for ways to bless our customers, local communities and staff.


Colonial Chemicals sponsors forty Compassion children and, collectively, the business sponsors more than fifty children with a number of staff also volunteering to support children in need. 

Our Sponsored Children