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Biesterfeld and CP Kelco expand their cooperation in the food and nutrition sector in Europe

Biesterfeld is expanding its long-term partnership with US-based ingredients manufacturer CP Kelco in the food and nutrition sector. Following on from their successful cooperation in Germany and Poland, the distribution of CP Kelco’s nature-based pectin, carrageenan, xanthan gum, gellan gum and citrus fiber for food applications has been extended to the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, as of…


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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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Kai Froböse appointed new CFO of the Biesterfeld Group

The Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG, Hamburg, has appointed Kai Froböse as the new Chief Financial Officer. On 1 July 2020, he succeeded Christian Wolfsohn, who retired from Biesterfeld AG at the end of June 2020 after more than 14 years as CFO. After graduating with a degree in business administration, Kai Froböse (43) worked for companies in the logistics, wind power and automotive sectors for 17 years. There, he held…


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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 opens Lab and Innovation Centre in Hamburg

Biesterfeld is expanding its laboratory capacities in Hamburg with the opening of the Biesterfeld Lab and Innovation Centre. Covering a total area of 800 m² the premises will be used with immediate effect for application-related laboratory activities. These include the development of innovative and market-oriented formulations, carrying out of product tests and customer-specific project work. The Biesterfeld Group also has…


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Biesterfeld and Evonik expand their cooperation in paints and varnishes in Eastern Europe

Biesterfeld is expanding its long-term partnership with Evonik in the field of paints and varnishes. As of 1 May 2020, Biesterfeld is now distributing the ACEMATT®, AEROSIL®, AERODISP®, AEROXIDE®, SIPERNAT®, SPHERILEX®,  ZEOFREE®, ZEOTHIX® and ZEOLEX® products in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia. These innovative silica products from the field of coating additives are…


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Biesterfeld and SONGWON extend their strategic partnership for polymer stabilisers on the French market

Biesterfeld is extending its long-term distribution partnership with SONGWON, the South Korean speciality chemicals manufacturer. With immediate effect, the polymer stabiliser range, which consists of antioxidants, thioesters, UV absorbers and dust-free formulations (marketed as 'One Pack Systems'), will be exclusively distributed by Biesterfeld France on the French market. The products are predominantly used in the plastics…


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Biesterfeld extends partnership with Solvay Special Chem for organic fluorinated intermediates

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie receives a distribution right for the CF3 product portfolio of Belgian manufacturer Solvay Special Chem. The agreement applies to the drum business for Trifluoroethanol (TFE), Trifluoroacetic acid (TFA), Trifluoroacetic anhydride (TFAH), Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid (TA) and Trifluoromethanesulfonic anhydride (TAA) in Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria.  Organic…


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Biesterfeld and Omya conclude an agreement for the distribution of natural and functionalized calcium carbonates for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical sectors in Germany and Austria

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is entering into a distribution partnership with Omya, the leading producer of calcium carbonate-based specialties. The collaboration covers the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical sectors. With immediate effect Biesterfeld will distribute the Swiss manufacturer's innovative excipients and active ingredients Omyapure®, Calcipur® DC and Omyapharm®. The new agreement applies in Germany and Austria. Thanks…


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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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