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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 Plastic: additional ABS capacities provided by new CHIMEI plant

International plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic will soon be in an even better position to satisfy the growing demand for ABS. This is thanks to the commissioning of a new, state-of-the-art production facility owned by long-term copolymers partner CHIMEI. The Taiwan-based plastics producer CHIMEI recently officially commissioned its new ABS plant, located in Zhangzhou. The initial capacity of the plant is…


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Biesterfeld AG places promissory note bond worth €100 million with ESG link

Non-subordinated, unsecured promissory note bond successfully placed Amount increased to €100 million Tranches with terms of 5, 7 and 10 years ESG link underscores the Biesterfeld Group’s sustainability strategy Hamburg, 11 November 2021. Biesterfeld AG, the holding company of the Biesterfeld Group, one of the world’s leading companies in the distribution of chemicals and plastics, has issued its first promissory note…


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Biesterfeld Group acquires GME Chemicals and expands its presence in Asia

Joint venture with majority stake / Full acquisition in 2026 The Biesterfeld Group, Hamburg, has established a joint venture by acquiring a majority stake in Singapore-based GME Chemicals. The closing was now completed. A complete takeover of the remaining shares will take place in five years, according to the contract. By acquiring a stake in GME Chemicals, one of the leading distributors of specialty chemicals and polymers…


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

Global innovation leader with technology-based materials DuPont is expanding its well-known Delrin® product family with the addition of new, sustainable types under the name Delrin® Renewable Attributed. Long-standing distribution partner Biesterfeld Plastic will distribute the products in large areas of the EMEA region and Brazil. The base polymer in the new Delrin® Renewable Attributed products is based on 100%…


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