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Biesterfeld Plastic: Market entry in Finland

Biesterfeld Plastic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Biesterfeld AG, is entering the Finnish market. The international distributor for plastics and additives, which is active in the fields of Advanced Polymers, Engineering Polymers, High Performance Polymers, Performance Elastomers and Sustainable Polymer Solutions, will serve its customers and partners in Finland with a locally based sales team. For this purpose, the team of…


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Biesterfeld and Carrubba extend their partnership to the Brazilian market

Biesterfeld is expanding its long-term partnership with US manufacturer Carrubba Inc. for aromatic and botanical extracts, essential oils blends and waters, natural and synthetic fragrances and flavours, as well as odour absorbers. This extensive product portfolio is already being distributed throughout Europe. With immediate effect, the agreement will also cover distribution rights for Brazil. The product portfolio comprises…


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Biesterfeld Plastic: additional ABS capacities provided by new CHIMEI plant

International plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic will soon be in an even better position to satisfy the growing demand for ABS. This is thanks to the commissioning of a new, state-of-the-art production facility owned by long-term copolymers partner CHIMEI. The Taiwan-based plastics producer CHIMEI recently officially commissioned its new ABS plant, located in Zhangzhou. The initial capacity of the plant is…


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Biesterfeld AG places promissory note bond worth €100 million with ESG link

Non-subordinated, unsecured promissory note bond successfully placed Amount increased to €100 million Tranches with terms of 5, 7 and 10 years ESG link underscores the Biesterfeld Group’s sustainability strategy Hamburg, 11 November 2021. Biesterfeld AG, the holding company of the Biesterfeld Group, one of the world’s leading companies in the distribution of chemicals and plastics, has issued its first promissory note…


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Biesterfeld Group acquires GME Chemicals and expands its presence in Asia

Joint venture with majority stake / Full acquisition in 2026 The Biesterfeld Group, Hamburg, has established a joint venture by acquiring a majority stake in Singapore-based GME Chemicals. The closing was now completed. A complete takeover of the remaining shares will take place in five years, according to the contract. By acquiring a stake in GME Chemicals, one of the leading distributors of specialty chemicals and polymers…


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Biesterfeld Plastic: distribution of sustainable new DuPont™ Delrin® Renewable Attributed products

Global innovation leader with technology-based materials DuPont is expanding its well-known Delrin® product family with the addition of new, sustainable types under the name Delrin® Renewable Attributed. Long-standing distribution partner Biesterfeld Plastic will distribute the products in large areas of the EMEA region and Brazil. The base polymer in the new Delrin® Renewable Attributed products is based on 100%…


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Sergej Lazovic appointed Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, one of Europe's leading distributors of specialty chemicals, has appointed Sergej Lazovic as Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH alongside Peter Wilkes with effect from 1 October 2021. Together, the two Managing Directors will be responsible for the ongoing strategic development of the Biesterfeld subsidiary's global business. Sergej Lazovic joined the Biesterfeld Group in 2016 as…


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Biesterfeld Spezialchemie: Magnus Lagerqvist is appointed the new Managing Director of Swedish subsidiary ABIC Kemi AB

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, one of Europe's leading distributors of specialty chemicals, has appointed Magnus Lagerqvist as the new Managing Director of Scandinavian subsidiary ABIC Kemi AB. With effect from October 2021, Lagerqvist will succeed Nicklas Johnson, who is leaving the company after a successful 14 years for reasons of personal reorientation. Magnus Lagerqvist has a technical degree with a specialisation in…


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Biesterfeld Group buys back all shares following successful partnership with HANNOVER Finanz

The Biesterfeld Group has repurchased the 28.6% of shares held by HANNOVER Finanz at the end of a successful nearly 11-year partnership. All shares in the plastics and chemicals distributor are now once again wholly owned by the Biesterfeld family. Together, the owning family and the financial investor have overseen the international growth of the group with great success over the last several years.  HANNOVER Finanz acquired…


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Biesterfeld and CHT conclude pan-European distribution agreement on silicones for the personal care segment

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is to distribute silicones from specialist manufacturer CHT for the personal care segment. The distribution agreement for high-performance silicone solutions applies to central Europe, including Russia and Turkey. The extensive and innovative silicone portfolio, known under the trade name CHT-BeauSil®, offers solutions designed to be used in all cosmetics applications. These…


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