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Biesterfeld Group: Successful 2020 financial year despite COVID-19 crisis

The Biesterfeld Group continued its successful track record of business development in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The family-owned company based in Hamburg saw a decline in sales, but it still generated total revenues in the amount of €1.03 billion. Thanks to its effective cost management system, the distributor achieved an operating result of €42.8 million, which surpassed targets. With this development, Biesterfeld…


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Biesterfeld receives distribution rights for Solvay sulfone polymers in France

Biesterfeld and specialty chemicals manufacturer Solvay Specialty Polymers are expanding their long-term collaboration. With immediate effect, the distributor will handle sales of the sulfone polymers Udel® PSU, Radel® PPSU and Veradel® PESU in France. The new agreement will see Biesterfeld marketing the products throughout Europe, except Italy, and in some neighbouring countries in Africa and the Middle East. Udel® PSU is an…


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Biesterfeld Spezialchemie expands into personal care segment in Brazil

Biesterfeld is to broaden its market coverage in Brazil by expanding its market development focus on specialities for the rubber and plastics industries to include raw materials for the personal care segment. Biesterfeld first started operating in Brazil in 1976 and has been operating with Simbras Ltda in a joint venture named Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição S.A since 2015.   This move is in line with Biesterfeld’s ongoing…


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SILASTIC™ Mouldable Optical Silicones: Biesterfeld and Dow expand their strategic partnership

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and long-term partner Dow have extended their strategic partnership. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld will distribute the well-known mouldable optical silicone product range SILASTIC™, serving the industrial, retail and consumer lighting industries. The distribution area includes the DACH region as well as Northern and Eastern Europe. The innovative product portfolio allows LED lighting to be…


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Biesterfeld takes over European distribution rights of ExxonMobil‘s Oppera™ Modifiers

As of now Biesterfeld Performance Rubber is strengthening its long-standing collaboration with industry-leading polymer supplier ExxonMobil Chemical by taking on the distribution of Oppera™ in the European market. Oppera™ modifiers are hydrocarbon resins compatible with a wide range of hydrocarbon elastomers. They play a significant role in our daily lives: From tires, where the usage helps to improve wet grip, over tea and…


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Biesterfeld receives distribution rights for Dow's innovative silicone solutions in Hungary

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Dow are expanding their more than 50-year distribution partnership for performance silicones, which are primarily used in electronics, lighting, household appliances and industrial adhesive applications. The cooperation is already in place in Austria, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Montenegro,…


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Biesterfeld Plastic Suisse AG now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Biesterfeld Group

Biesterfeld Plastic is acquiring the remaining shares in the joint venture Biesterfeld Plastic Suisse AG with retrospective effect from January 2021. The Biesterfeld Group business division had previously held 60% of shares in the Swiss subsidiary since it was established in 2003. By acquiring these shares, Biesterfeld is acknowledging the positive development of business activities in Switzerland and reflecting on its own…


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Biesterfeld receives Preferred Distributorship for polymer processing and spray adhesives from CRC Industries Europe

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie has been granted the Preferred Distributorship for plastics processing materials and spray adhesives by CRC Industries, a global leader in the production of specialty chemicals for maintenance, repair and overhaul for professionals and do-it-yourselfers. The products are primarily used in plastics processing, the automotive industry and general industry. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld will…


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Biesterfeld appointed exclusive distributor of Evonik’s Coatings Additives Business Line in Central and Southeastern Europe

Biesterfeld is expanding its long-term partnership in the field of paints and varnishes with manufacturer Evonik, one of the world's leading manufacturers of chemical specialities. Following the companies’ successful cooperation for a selected portfolio in various countries, Biesterfeld is to receive further distribution rights. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld is now the exclusive distributor for Evonik’s Coating Additives…


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Biesterfeld and Dymax expand their cooperation

Successful distribution partnership extended to Italy Biesterfeld Spezialchemie has been granted distribution rights for Italy by Dymax, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of light-curing adhesives, potting compounds, conformal coatings and curing equipment, with immediate effect. These products, which are primarily used in medical technology, industry and electronics sectors, have been distributed by Biesterfeld in the…



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