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Biesterfeld and CHIMEI: Sustainability in focus at the K show

Following a long tradition, the Taiwanese performance materials producer CHIMEI and the international distributor for plastics and additives Biesterfeld Plastic will exhibit together at the K show. This year, the joint appearance from October 19-26 in Düsseldorf will focus in particular on the megatrend of sustainability. CHIMEI will launch a new, sustainable product portfolio at K 2022. This includes CHIMEI’s latest…


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Biesterfeld Spezialchemie receives distribution rights for Dow's electronics products in Turkey

Hamburg, 14 September 2022 – Biesterfeld, one of the world's leading distribution and service companies in the field of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals, and Dow, a global materials science company, are expanding their more than 50-year distribution partnership. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie has been granted additional distribution rights in Turkey that cover Dow’s product range for electronics…


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Biesterfeld Spezialchemie receives DIN EN 9120:2018 certification

Hamburg, 1 August 2022 - With immediate effect Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products, pharma and food ingredients, is certified according to the international quality standards of EN 9120:2018. The company now meets the high requirements such as complete and traceable transparency in the supply chain and is able to deliver a broad portfolio of products, such as…


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Biesterfeld Plastic: distribution of the new DuPont™ Hytrel® ECO B grades

DuPont Mobility & Materials is adding new, even more sustainable grades to the well-known TPC-ET product family Hytrel®. These materials, with the designation Hytrel® ECO B, are partially based on sustainable raw materials and will help users improve the environmental footprint of their products. Long-standing distribution partner Biesterfeld Plastic will distribute the resource-friendly elastomers in large areas of the EMEA…


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Biesterfeld Group successfully continues dynamic growth path in 2021

Revenue: €1.4 billion EBIT: €88 million Strong growth in all business divisions Biesterfeld AG has further expanded its global market position in a challenging environment characterised by strong demand, supply shortage and substantially increased prices. In 2021, one of the leading  international distribution and service companies in the field of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals generated revenue of nearly €1.4…


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Biesterfeld suspends its business operations in Russia

Hamburg/Moscow, 12 May 2022. The Biesterfeld Group has decided to adjust its activities to the global economic context and to discontinue operations in Russia for the time being.  Due to the factual inability to proceed with the sales on the Russian market and due to other business related issues, we will take all possible measures in accordance with Russian law to provide for equal and fair treatment for all our employees…


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Biesterfeld and Laboratoires Expanscience conclude distribution agreement for the personal care segment in DACH and Poland

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will exclusively distribute the natural-origin ingredients by French manufacturer Laboratoires Expanscience in the personal care sector in the DACH region (excluding French-speaking Switzerland) and Poland. The distribution agreement covers a product portfolio of over 30 active ingredients used in formulations for hair and skin care. The portfolio of the family-owned group…


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Biesterfeld AG integrates business division Biesterfeld International into Biesterfeld Spezialchemie

The Biesterfeld Group has merged its business divisions Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Biesterfeld International. In the process, Biesterfeld International GmbH, which specializes in international trading and essential and agricultural chemicals, was fully integrated into Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH on April 1, with retroactive effect to Jan. 31, 2022. The merger will enable the company to leverage internal synergies and…


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Biesterfeld and IFF expand strategic partnership to the Polish market

Biesterfeld is expanding its long-term partnership with US ingredient manufacturer IFF Health & Biosciences. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will distribute the GENENCARE® bioactives portfolio in Poland. Thanks to this new agreement, Biesterfeld, one of the leading distributor of specialty chemicals now holds extended distribution rights for the products that have already successfully been distributed in the…


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Jens Lindahl appointed Managing Director at Lindberg & Lund OY AB in Finland

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Jens Lindahl to our team as Managing Director for the legal entity Lindberg & Lund OY AB in Finland. Jens Lindahl earned his master degree with the University of Helsinki and has spent his entire professional career in the field of specialty chemicals and plastics. He has held various leadership roles within a large number of different market segments and can look back at commercial…


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