Biesterfeld - Your Distribution Partner for Plastics, Rubber and Specialty Chemicals
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The Biesterfeld Group is one of the world's leading distribution and service companies in the field of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals. Founded in 1906 in Hamburg, Germany, today the group has more than 1000 employees across 50 locations in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa and generates an annual revenue of 1.4 billion EUR (FY 2021).
In addition to an extensive, innovative product range and spezialized market know-how, its three business divisions Biesterfeld Plastic, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Biesterfeld Performance Rubber offer tailor-made, application-based technical advice across numerous industries. Our business activities include an extensive service around polymers, rubber, specialty chemicals as well as international trading of industrial, pharmaceutical raw materials and salt.
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Facts & Figures
New distribution right for world's first seaweed-based emulsifier
SeaBalance 2000: A seaweed-based cosmetic emulsifier made from upcycled sargassum seaweed. 100% natural and suitable for body and cosmetic applications Distribution rights agreed for the DACH region, Poland and the Baltic States Biesterfeld continues the ongoing expansion of its sustainability portfolio Hamburg, March 23, 2023 - Biesterfeld, one of the world's leading distributors in the…
Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Gummiwerk KRAIBURG launch strategic sales and service partnership for KRAIBON® compounding solutions
Hamburg, 15. March 2023 – Biesterfeld, one of the world's leading distribution and service companies in the field of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals, and Gummiwerk KRAIBURG, a leading producer of rubber and silicone compounds, have entered a strategic sales partnership with immediate…
Dr Stephan Glander appointed new CEO of Biesterfeld AG
With effect from 1 April 2023, the supervisory board of Biesterfeld AG has appointed Dr Stephan Glander (54) as CEO of the Biesterfeld Group, a leading international distributor of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals. Glander takes over from Thomas Arnold (63), who is retiring after ten years with the family-owned company, including eight years as CEO. Most recently, Stephan Glander served…
Competence in Solutions
We serve our customer an innovative product range, specialised market know-how, technical advice on product development as well as customer-specific solutions. This film gives you an impression of our service and advisory offering.