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Biesterfeld Plastic: Steen Jensen appointed as General Manager of Biesterfeld Nordic AB

Plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic has appointed Steen Jensen as the new General Manager of Scandinavian subsidiary Biesterfeld Nordic AB. In September 2021 Steen Jensen will succeed Eric Lundén, who is moving on from the company after six successful years. Steen Jensen holds a degree in chemical engineering and an executive MBA from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). He has over 20 years'…


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Biesterfeld brings SK Chemicals’ sustainable copolyesters to the global cosmetics industry

SK Chemicals launches new, sustainable product solutions from the ECOTRIA® brand onto the market. Following the successful establishment in the cosmetics industry of ECOTRIA® R100 and ECOTRIA® R200 products, which contain up to 30% PCR material, SK Chemicals and Biesterfeld are now presenting new product types with up to 70% PCR content in the form of ECOTRIA® R101 and ECOTRIA® R102. As a long-term strategic partner to SK…


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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 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 Plastic: forward-looking organisation of internal structures

A leading international distributor of plastics and additives, Biesterfeld Plastic is adapting its business unit structure. To drive forward its strategic transformation with a focus on consultancy-intensive specialties, the business – a division of the Biesterfeld Group – was subdivided at the beginning of the year. From now on, Biesterfeld Plastic will have five instead of the previous three globally oriented business units:…


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Biesterfeld and DuPont: innovative solutions for medical wearables

Biesterfeld and DuPont are combining their innovative capabilities to offer forward-looking new solutions for medical wearables. These portable devices, which are worn on the body and provide essential medical data such as blood sugar level or blood pressure, make day-to-day life easier for users and are one of the most important trends in the medical segment.  The companies’ joint portfolio in the EMEA region includes, for…


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Biesterfeld and DuPont: celebrating 30 years of collaboration

Biesterfeld Plastic and DuPont Transportation & Industrial (T&I) are proud to celebrate more than 30 years of exclusive collaboration in the field of engineering polymers and high-performance materials. The two companies are looking forward to continuing their successful partnership, which now extends to  much of the EMEA region and Brazil.  Engineering polymers are a core element in the product portfolio and will continue to…


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Biesterfeld and SK Chemicals extend their strategic partnership to the cosmetic packaging segment

Biesterfeld Plastic and SK Chemicals are extending their long-term strategic partnership. With effect from 1 August 2020, a new distribution agreement is in force between the partners, which now also includes the distribution of copolyesters from SK Chemicals within the cosmetic packaging market segment. This new agreement means that Biesterfeld now holds the distributions rights for all segments of SK Chemicals’ copolyester…


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Biesterfeld Plastic: Olga Baburina is the new Head of Sales Germany

Distributor Biesterfeld Plastic has appointed Olga Baburina as its new Head of Sales Germany with immediate effect. Biesterfeld Plastic has a decentralised sales structure in Germany with four sites in Hamburg, Cologne, Nuremberg and Speyer. As the new Head of Sales Germany, Olga Baburina will now be responsible for the company's sales team in Germany comprising more than 40 employees. Her office is at the Hamburg site, from…


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Biesterfeld appointed to distribute Ethylene Copolymers from Westlake Chemical® in Europe

Biesterfeld will begin to distribute Specialty Polymers from Westlake Chemical®. With immediate effect, the company will distribute the ELEVATE® EVA, EMAC® / EBAC® and TYMAX® products throughout Europe, including the UK and Ireland. The ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) ELEVATE® is characterized not only by its softness, flexibility and low-temperature toughness, but also by its good stress cracking and UV resistance. The product…



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