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Global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for outdoor gear


Easier, Safer, Drier

Nikwax manufactures high quality cleaning and waterproofing products. Nikwax prolongs the life and enhances the performance of clothing, footwear & equipment.

Whether you work or spend your leisure time outside, Nikwax keeps you dry. Nikwax products are EASY to use. The products go exactly where needed; less product is wasted, saving you money. You can treat gear with Nikwax in your washing machine, by hand or by using our spray-on products.

Nikwax products are SAFE to use. No propellant gases, non-toxic, no fluorocarbons, environmentally safe. It’s WaterBased. By using Nikwax you can renew your gear and reduce the impact

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ISO 9001 Certificate Number FM521827

ISO 18001 Certificate Number OHS563556

ISO 14001 Certificate Number EMS551301


Nikwax News

26/04/2016 - Nikwax sponsors the Keswick Mountain Festival

We are proud to be one of the sponsors of this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival, being held in Crow Park, 19 – 22 May! Set in the stunning scenery of the Lake District, this fantastic 3-day event provides outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities with a huge variety of activities, events and music to […]

11/04/2016 - LifeStraw – ‘Follow the Litres’ Campaign

“It all started with the issue of safe water.  Which should never be an issue.”  Swiss-based global health company Vestergaard manufactures award-winning LifeStraw water filters and purifiers.  First introduced in 2005 as a personal “straw-like filter, the LifeStraw portfolio has grown to include technologically advanced products fit for all purposes — from the personal LifeStraw, […]

08/03/2016 - A Cycling Icon

Winner of three World Enduro Champion titles and recently crowned Pinkbike’s Female Athlete of the Year, Tracy Moseley is a cycling icon for many an aspiring mountain biker, and also a coach at her local cycling club.  We grabbed five minutes with her:  How did you first get into racing and what inspired you? I […]

02/03/2016 - Peter Kohl joins forces with Nikwax to exclude PFCs

Peter Kohl are a substantial, central European-based, supplier of high quality Down to the Outdoor Industry. With over 100 years of experience in providing high quality processing, they adhere to the certified Responsible Down Standards, to ensure down has been ethically sourced. Peter Kohl was the first Down finishing company in Europe to install the […]

02/03/2016 - Berghaus partners with Nikwax Hydrophobic Down

Berghaus and Nikwax are two of the longest established British Outdoor brands, having started in the 1970’s. When it comes to providing outdoor people with comfort and safety in extreme environments, Berghaus and Nikwax know all about the need for high performance gear. Both brands are also committed to the lightest possible environmental footprint; so […]