Standard Brands

World Leaders in Indoor & Outdoor Fires

Standard Brands invented the kerosene firelighter in 1936 and today, our latest high-performance products are designed to make starting a home fire, campfire or barbeque easier than ever. The roots of our company stretch back over 200 years and since then we have developed our brands into world leading names in the fields of indoor and outdoor firelighting.

We engineer our products in such a way that they light easily, first time, every time and burn hotter for longer. This is why we are market innovators. Our brands offer comprehensive product ranges which comprise of firelighters, firelogs, liquids and ancillary products.

Lighting your fires for 80 years

Zip™ have spent over 80 years developing the perfect formulations for lighting your fire, resulting in a comprehensive high performance and quality range of ignition offerings. These include: solid and liquid firelighters and natural firelogs that will make lighting all your indoor or outdoor fires, quick and easy – without any fuss or need for newspaper and kindling. “Give your fire some Zip!”



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Orla Carroll – Production Manager
Gerry Gilfeddar – SIPTU Shop Steward
Bernard Corrigan – Factory Supervisor

ZIP it

In recent years, Ireland has taken significant steps towards a more sustainable future latest Ireland's love affair with peat has deep roots, that’s why we have come up with a sustainable alternative..  Heatlogs are an increasingly important segment and account for...

Keeping the home fires burning

EVERY snow cloud has a silver lining for the workers at the Zip manufacturing plant in Castlebellingham, Co Louth. As Ireland’s leading producer of firelighters and fire logs, production increases as temperatures drop and people seek the comfort of an open fire. A...

gJanice Eager, factory supervisor and Dean Stanfield, General operator.

Sinead Mc Bride and June Kirk, general operators

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