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Biesterfeld Plastic establishes international team of Global Segment Experts

The Biesterfeld Group is further expanding its competence in the provision of expert advice in its plastics business division by establishing a team of international Global Segment Experts. The leading distributor of plastics and additives is active in the Mobility, Household & Consumer Goods, Pharma & Healthcare, Electric, Electronic & Energy, Packaging, Coatings & Construction and Industrial Markets & Synthesis segments.…


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Biesterfeld Plastic awarded ISCC PLUS certification

International plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic has officially been awarded ISCC PLUS certification. Through this voluntary commitment, the business division of the Biesterfeld Group is confirming its ambition to promote the development of low-impact materials and, together with its partners, contribute to a sustainable plastics industry. ISCC PLUS (International Sustainability & Carbon Certification) is…


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

DuPont is launching five new grades in its sustainable product family Delrin® Renewable Attributed. These products can be used in medical and food contact applications. Long-standing distribution partner Biesterfeld Plastic will distribute the POM homopolymers in large areas of the EMEA region as well as in Brazil. The new grades include Delrin® RASC655 and Delrin® RASC698, both designed specifically for medical requirements…


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Dr. Matthias Kreysel and Christoph Möltgen appointed to Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG

Hamburg, 19 January 2022. The Shareholders´ Meeting of Biesterfeld AG, one of the world's leading distribution companies in the chemical and plastics industry, has appointed Dr. Matthias Kreysel and Christoph Möltgen, two internationally experienced Executives, to its Supervisory Board at an extraordinary meeting.  Matthias Kreysel is Chief Innovation and Technology Officer and member of the Management Team of Migros…


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Biesterfeld and J. Rettenmaier & Söhne (JRS) conclude distribution agreement for personal care segment in Germany

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is to be the exclusive distributor of bio-based and biodegradable cellulose raw materials from specialist manufacturer JRS for the personal care segment in Germany. The distribution agreement covers the new portfolio of natural, sustainable and biodegradable plant- and ocean-based ingredients, which are primarily used in formulations for hair, skin and sun care products as well…


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Peter Wilkes appointed to the Executive Board of the Biesterfeld Group

The Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG, Hamburg, has appointed Peter Wilkes (60) to the Executive Board of the Biesterfeld Group with effect from 1 January 2022. Wilkes will continue to serve as spokesperson for Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH. "Peter Wilkes has a distinguished track record in the industry, with international experience and considerable expertise. As spokesperson he has already developed and internationalised…


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Biesterfeld enters strategic partnership with Solvay to distribute its range of composite materials in continental Europe

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Solvay have signed a distribution agreement for advanced composite materials such as prepregs, adhesive films, adhesives and primers that are predominantly used in aviation, automotive and other industrial applications. The new cooperation will start immediately and see Biesterfeld distributing the innovative product portfolio in continental Europe and North Africa. Biesterfeld and Solvay can…


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Biesterfeld and Holiferm enter into distribution agreement on biosurfactants for the personal care and cleaning segments

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will begin distributing biosurfactants from UK specialist manufacturer Holiferm for the cleaning sector and soon for the personal care market. The exclusive distribution agreement for this novel range of eco-friendly surfactants applies to the DACH region. The 100% biobased and biodegradable sophorolipid surfactants are produced from European renewable feedstocks via a natural…


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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 AG, Philipp Sakuth

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Biesterfeld AG, Eva Switala

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Eva Switala

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Biesterfeld AG, Melanie Lang

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Biesterfeld AG, Isabel Doß

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Isabel Doß

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