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09.07.2019 | Biesterfeld Performance Rubber GmbH

Biesterfeld is granted distribution rights for fluoroelastomers (FKM) from Solvay

Biesterfeld is expanding its partnership with Solvay Specialty Polymers and, as of August 2019, is taking on the distribution of fluoroelastomers in Europe, Russia and Brazil.FKM polymers of the Tecnoflon® brand are new to the portfolio. They are characterised by excellent chemical resistance to a large number of different media such as fuels, lubricants, oils and solvents. In addition to outstanding thermal resistance at temperatures above 200 [...]


03.07.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld and Carrubba extend their partnership in Europe

The German specialty chemicals distributor Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is extending its partnership with the US company Carrubba Inc. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld will offer the extensive portfolio of aromatic extracts and the odour absorber DeoPlex® throughout Europe, except for the British Islands.Carrubba and Biesterfeld focus in their sales partnership on custom-made aromatic extracts which can be used as an alternative to perfume. Both [...]


27.06.2019 | Biesterfeld AG

Biesterfeld Iberian operations are strengthened within a merged organisation 

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie Ibérica S.L.U., a subsidiary of the Biesterfeld Group, has merged with the Biesterfeld Ibérica S.L.U. subsidiary. The Biesterfeld Group will now be a one-stop supplier for plastics, rubbers and basic and specialty chemicals in the Iberian market. The general managers of the two individual companies, Joan-Enric Bruguera and Enric Garcia, will continue to manage the operations of the new, enlarged Biesterfeld Ibérica en [...]


19.06.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld: portfolio now includes new DOW silicone technology for LED encapsulation

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is now offering the new self-priming LED casting compound, DOWSILTM EI-2888 Primerless Silicone Encapsulant, from DOW Performance Silicones. The innovative silicone technology used for LED encapsulation is suitable for both indoor and outdoor application. Thanks to its patented formulation DOWSILTM EI-2888 Primerless Silicone Encapsulant is water-repellent, offers protection against environmental stresses and is UL94-cer [...]


23.05.2019 | Biesterfeld AG

Biesterfeld Group exceeded expectations once again in 2018

The Biesterfeld group continued its successful track record of business development in 2018. With consolidated revenue of €1.2 billion, the family-owned business achieved an operating result of €53.9 million. With this positive development, the distributor exceeded expectations and reinforced its position as market leader in selected segments of the international chemicals and plastics market.The family-owned company generated its organic gro [...]


22.05.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld receives exclusive distribution rights for kaolin

From the start of June, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will be the official distributor for Pharmakaolin B 860 (INCI: KAOLIN), which is made by the HPF The Mineral Engineers division of Quarzwerke Group, in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Benelux countries, Spain, Portugal, Greece and the Czech Republic. This natural raw material is used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries to manufacture pastes, tablets, powders, balms, face masks, deod [...]


07.02.2019 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Biesterfeld Plastic supports the global Operation Clean Sweep® initiative

Biesterfeld Plastic supports the world-wide Operation Clean Sweep® initiative. At the end of January, the Biesterfeld Group's Plastic business division signed up to this undertaking on behalf of all its subsidiaries."Our ethos as a company is to take on our share of responsibility for people and environment by operating fairly and sustainably. We can protect our environment by using resources in a careful and conscientious manner. That is why we [...]


05.02.2019 | Biesterfeld AG

Hagen Reck appointed as new CFO of Biesterfeld AG

The Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG, Hamburg, appointed Hagen Reck as new Chief Financial Officer. He succeeds Christian Wolfsohn, who will retire from Biesterfeld AG at the end of June 2019 after more than 14 years as Chief Financial Officer. Hagen Reck has started his new job on 1 February 2019, with a period of transition to take on his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer, one step at a time.Hagen Reck (47) started his career with [...]


31.01.2019 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Biesterfeld acquires distribution rights for Solvay's sulfone polymers in UK and Ireland

Biesterfeld is strengthening its partnership with Solvay Specialty Polymers. With effect from April 2019, the distributor will handle sales of the sulfone polymers Udel® PSU, Radel® PPSU and Veradel® PESU in the UK and Ireland.”By expanding our distribution rights to include the UK and Ireland, we are enhancing our offer of high-performance polymers from renowned market leaders. Both existing and new customers will benefit from high-qua [...]


18.12.2018 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Svetlana Dikina appointed General Manager at Biesterfeld Russia

Svetlana Dikina became General Manager at Biesterfeld Rus in Moscow, Russia. In this position, she is responsible for all Russian business activities of the divisions Biesterfeld Plastic, Spezialchemie and Performance Rubber.  As graduate chemist with an MBA, Svetlana Dikina started her career in R&D in the area of cosmetics, household and oral care. She also gained sales experience in this area to later work successfully in distribution as [...]




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