Phone +251911217003
Fax +251144702026
Mobile +251904000000
LocationWello Sefer around Wengelawit Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Primary CategoryChemicals

KANMAX ENGINEERING AND TRADING  PLC is the largest chemical Importer and distributor in Ethiopia, supplying the region with the best products from over 15 world-class manufacturers. With offices in ETHIOPIA, we serve the whole of Ethiopia local industries, construction companies, Universities, water drilling companies, and others government institutions.

By providing customers with high quality chemicals in consistent, stable and safe manner, KANMAX is dedicated to supporting customers in their purchasing cost down plan, and becoming one of the most efficient and most reliable links in the customer’s valuechain.

KANMAX is specialized in import and distributes, sourcing of basic chemicals, soap and detergent chemicals, food and beverages chemicals, brewery chemicals, textile chemicals, tannery chemicals, sugar chemicals, plastic chemicals, construction chemicals, fertilizer (drip irrigation fertilizer and trace elements), and others factories raw materials.

With a group of expertise staff, KANMAX is able to provide professional service covering sales and after sales services. Meanwhile, we are capable to furnish value-added service by establishing and maintaining good cooperation with product suppliers and logistics providers.

KANMAX are engaged in export of Pulses and Oilseed like sesame seed, Niger seed, red kidney beans, soya beans, vetch, chick peas desi and others oilseed and pulses from Ethiopia.

We are also engaged transports sector that handle our cargos and others company services .

Our Products


We are exporters of Pluses, Oil Seeds and Spices in Ethiopia. We have many Exporters-of-Oil-Seeds-and-Pulses-768x385 years of experience exporting pulses,oil seeds & species to the world.


1. Tyres

Kanmax Imports and markets  New Passenger, Four Wheel Drive, Light Commercial and Heavy Truck Tyres to the Ethiopian retail market.

All our imported tyres are produced under first class equipment and strict quality management systems to ensure a great quality product.

Our nationwide distribution network is dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers in the most fast and effective way possible.

2. Chemicals

Caustic Soda Flakes/Pearl/Solid 99% Chain Lubricant Caustic AdditivesAlcoholic-Beverages-bottle (Alkali, Nitric or phosphoric Acid base) Hydrochloric acid 35% Phosphoric Acid 85% Food Grade Soda Ash 99.2% Light/Dense Disinfectant Floor Cleaner Calcium Chloride

      • Caustic Soda Flakes/Pearl/Solid 99%
      • Chain Lubricant
      • Caustic Additives (Alkali, Nitric or phosphoric Acid base)
      • Hydrochloric acid 35%
      • Phosphoric Acid 85% Food Grade
      • Soda Ash 99.2% Light/Dense
      • Disinfectant Floor Cleaner
      • Calcium Chloride 77% Food Grade
      • Sodium metabisulphite 97% Food Grade
      • Citric Acid 99% Monohydrate/Anhydrous
      • Sodium Bicarbonate 99% Food Grade
      • Ammonium Bicarbonate 99% Food Grade
      • Corn Starch
      • Skimmed/Whey Milk powder
      • Glucose Syrup
      • Food colours
      • Flavors
      • Soya Lecithin
      • Glycerin
      • Sodium benzoate
      • Ascorbic Acid
      • Potassium Sorbet
      • Activated carbon for sugar
      • Filter aids (Fine/Medium/Coarse)
      • Antifreeze coolants

b. Construction Chemicals

Concrete Admixture High Range Water Reducing Superplasticiser High Range WaterConstruction-Chemicals Reducing and Accelerating super plasticizer High Range Water Reducing and Set Retarding Concrete Admixture Water Reducing and Set Retarding Plasticising Admixture

Concrete Admixture

      • High Range Water Reducing Superplasticiser
      • High Range Water Reducing and Accelerating super plasticizer
      • High Range Water Reducing and Set Retarding Concrete Admixture
      • Water Reducing and Set Retarding Plasticising Admixture
      • MasterRhioBuild 1100
      • Waterproofing
      • Cementitious Waterproofing
      • Membrane Waterproofing
      • Bonding Agent
      • FitBond SBR
      • MasterCast 121
      • Tile Adhesive
      • Tile Joint Filler
      • Surface Treatment
      • Mold Releasing Agent
      • Concrete Repair System
      • Cementitious Structural Grade Repair Mortar
      • Bitumen
      • Bitumen Grade 60/70
      • Bitumen Grade 80/100
      • Bitumen Grade 85/100
      • Bitumen Grade 30/40
      • Bitumen Grade 40/50
      • Bitumen Grade 85/25
      • Bitumen Grade 90/15
      • Bitumen Grade 115/05
      • Bitumen MC-250
      • NBP Special Grade

c. Tannery / Shoes Chemicals

      • Degreasing AgentTannery-Shoes-Chemicals-1
      • Wetting Agent
      • Sodium Sulphide 60%
      • Sodium Formate 97%
      • Sodium Bicarbonate 99%
      • Ammonium Bicarbonate 99%
      • Ammonium Sulphate
      • Sodium Meta bisulphite 99%
      • Formic Acid 85%/Acetic Acid
      • Ammonia Liquid/Solution 25%
      • Formaldehyde 37- 40%
      • Hydrated Lime
      • Soda Ash 99.2% Light/Dense
      • Caustic Soda Flakes/Pearl/Solid 99%
      • Oxalic Acid 99%
      • Sulphuric Acid 98%
      • Sodium Sulfohydrate 70%
      • Sodium Acetate
      • Manganese Sulphate
      • Lacquer Wax
      • Quebracho/Mimosa/Tara
      • Basic Chrome sulphate

d. Textile / Laundry Chemicals

      • Caustic soda FlakesTextile-laundry-Chemicals
      • Soda Ash Light
      • Hydrogen Peroxide 50%
      • Acetic Acid 7% Glacial
      • Formic Acid 85%
      • Sodium Hydrosulphite 85%
      • Printing Pigment Binder
      • Printing Pigment Thickener
      • Printing Pigment Colour/Dyes
      • Direct Dyestuffs
      • Reactive Dyestuffs
      • VAT Dyestuffs
      • Basic Dyestuffs
      • Acid Dyestuffs
      • Softeners
      • Stiffeners
      • Water repellant
      • Detergent
      • Wetting agent
      • Anti foam
      • Dispersing agent
      • Stain remover
      • EDTA
      • Sequestrating Agent
      • Tetra chloroethylene 99%
      • Gluaber’s Salt
      • Industrial Common Salt
      • Brine Solution

e. Water Treatment Chemicals

Chlorine Chlorine Dioxide Clarifiers Soda Ash or Sodium bicarbonate Dry or Muriatic Acid Filter Cleanser

f. Foam / Rubber / Plastic Chemicals

HDPE/LLDPE/LDPE PP Raffia DOP PVC Resin Titanium Dioxide Carbon black Stabilizer Master batch Calcium Carbonate (Treated) Stearic Acid

g. Packaging Chemicals

Modified starch Tetra chloro ethylene Caustic Soda Borax decahydrate Ethyl Acetate

h. Paint / Solvent Chemicals

Titanium dioxide Anti Foam Thickener for water basis (aqueous) Drier Copolymer/monopolymer Iron Oxide/Chrome oxide STPP 94% Organic Dispersing agent NC thinner Hexane/Ethyl Acetate Ethanol/Methanol/Acetone Toluene/Xylene /IPA Tech Ethyl/Butyl/Propyl Glycol Bitumen Membranes Adhesive

i. Metal / Electroplating / Foundry Chemicals

Hydrochloric Acid 35% Chromic Acid Nickel Salt Sulphuric Acid 98-99% Nitric Acid 68% Boric Acid 99.5% Sodium Silicate Metal Cleaning detergent Caustic Soda 99% Dolomite Magnesium oxide Foundry Chemicals Sodium Alkali Silicate

j. Drilling / Mining Chemicals

Bentonite (Sodium ) Drilling Foam Sodium Tripoly Phosphate 94% Nitric Drilling-Mining-ChemicalsAcid 68% Calcium Hypochlorite 70% Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda) Hydrogen peroxide 50% Hydrochloric acid 35% Phosphoric Acid 85% Soda Ash 99.2% Light/Dense


KANMAX engaged in different business sectors: 

  • Import of Chemicals and  different  raw materials
  • Sourcing of Chemicals and  raw  materials
  • Distributing of Chemicals and  raw  materials
  • Export of pulses and  oilseeds
  • Transport sector

Our Vision

We aim to become the most reliable business partner of our customers by providing quality products, reasonable price and professional customer’s service.

Our Mission

To Maintain healthy and sustainable development in specified field and become the most reliable Ethiopia supplier in that chemicals and export of pulses and  oilseeds  .

  • To make Health, Safety, Environment and Quality a way of life within the company.
  • To provide our clients the best chemicals, solutions and technical support.
  • To manage the company on a sound and professional financial attitude to achieve the best reasonable return on investment.

Our core value and belief

Responsibility: We undertake responsibility. We are responsible for our own behavior, for our clients and for our society and environment.

Quality: is always priority. We pursue excellence in product quality, handling process, service and management

Integrity: We value professional and personal integrity above all else. We achieve our goals by being honest. We earn trust with every action, every minute of every day.

Respect: We respect the dignity of every individual. We inspire and enable people to achieve high standards and challenging goals. We provide everyone equal opportunities to progress and grow.

Service:  We immediately respond to our customers. We think in our clients’position so as to understand, meet and exceed their requirements and demands

Win-win: We promote win-win policy. Maximizing the total value with our clients is our goal.

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