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22.08.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie acquires Norwegian distributor Lindberg & Lund AS

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie acquires the Lindberg & Lund Group. Lindberg & Lund AS is a Norwegian distribution company with its headquarters in Vestby/Oslo, Norway. It focuses on the technical distribution of raw materials and formulated products from areas such as adhesives, composites, electronics, oil/gas and lubricants. The company, which is managed by its owners, was founded in 1984 and has branches in Sweden and Finland. It works with well-kn [...]

01.08.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld is granted exclusive distribution rights for Polyprocess on the German market

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, a leading European distributor of specialty chemicals, has been granted exclusive German distribution rights for the entire product portfolio of French manufacturer Polyprocess SAS with immediate effect. The range mainly consists of polyester products, such as gelcoats, topcoats, fire-resistant systems, tooling systems and modelling pastes. Vinyl ester and epoxy vinyl ester products round off the portfolio. These are us [...]

31.07.2019 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Marc van Loon appointed as General Manager of Biesterfeld Plastic Benelux B.V.

Marc van Loon is the new General Manager of Biesterfeld Plastic Benelux B.V. On 1 August 2019, he will take over from Michel Cobelens, who is retiring after more than 24 years in this position. "Marc van Loon is the ideal person to take over this role. As an internal successor, we are pleased that he will ensure continuity. We owe a great deal of thanks to Michel Cobelens, whose dedication and outstanding efforts have played a major role in [...]

25.07.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Pavlo Prykhodchenko appointed General Manager at Biesterfeld Ukraine

Pavlo Prykhodchenko was recently appointed General Manager at LLC Biesterfeld Spezialchemie Ukraine in Kiev, Ukraine. As of July 2019, he is responsible for all Ukrainian business activities of the Biesterfeld Group. Pavlo Prykhodchenko comes with a broad range of knowledge and experience. Equipped with a degree in chemical technology, Pavlo Prykhodchenko gained professional experience in international distribution with a strong focus on polymers [...]

23.07.2019 | Biesterfeld Performance Rubber GmbH

Biesterfeld expands its collaboration with ExxonMobil Chemical in UK and Ireland

Biesterfeld is strengthening its long-standing collaboration with industry-leading polymer supplier, ExxonMobil Chemical, by commencing distribution of Vistalon™ ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber in UK and Ireland.   "By expanding our distribution rights to include the UK and Ireland, we are enhancing our offer of high-performance polymers", says Guy Payne, Managing Director, Biesterfeld Petroplas Ltd. "We are pleased to be stre [...]

09.07.2019 | Biesterfeld Performance Rubber GmbH

Biesterfeld is granted distribution rights for fluoroelastomers (FKM) from Solvay

Biesterfeld is expanding its partnership with Solvay Specialty Polymers and, as of August 2019, is taking on the distribution of fluoroelastomers in Europe (excluding Italy), Russia and Brazil.FKM polymers of the Tecnoflon® brand are new to the portfolio. They are characterised by excellent chemical resistance to a large number of different media such as fuels, lubricants, oils and solvents. In addition to outstanding thermal resistance at tempe [...]

03.07.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld and Carrubba extend their partnership in Europe

The German specialty chemicals distributor Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is extending its partnership with the US company Carrubba Inc. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld will offer the extensive portfolio of aromatic extracts and the odour absorber DeoPlex® throughout Europe, except for the British Islands.Carrubba and Biesterfeld focus in their sales partnership on custom-made aromatic extracts which can be used as an alternative to perfume. Both [...]

27.06.2019 | Biesterfeld AG

Biesterfeld Iberian operations are strengthened within a merged organisation 

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie Ibérica S.L.U., a subsidiary of the Biesterfeld Group, has merged with the Biesterfeld Ibérica S.L.U. subsidiary. The Biesterfeld Group will now be a one-stop supplier for plastics, rubbers and basic and specialty chemicals in the Iberian market. The general managers of the two individual companies, Joan-Enric Bruguera and Enric Garcia, will continue to manage the operations of the new, enlarged Biesterfeld Ibérica en [...]

19.06.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld: portfolio now includes new DOW silicone technology for LED encapsulation

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is now offering the new self-priming LED casting compound, DOWSILTM EI-2888 Primerless Silicone Encapsulant, from DOW Performance Silicones. The innovative silicone technology used for LED encapsulation is suitable for both indoor and outdoor application. Thanks to its patented formulation DOWSILTM EI-2888 Primerless Silicone Encapsulant is water-repellent, offers protection against environmental stresses and is UL94-cer [...]

23.05.2019 | Biesterfeld AG

Biesterfeld Group exceeded expectations once again in 2018

The Biesterfeld group continued its successful track record of business development in 2018. With consolidated revenue of €1.2 billion, the family-owned business achieved an operating result of €53.9 million. With this positive development, the distributor exceeded expectations and reinforced its position as market leader in selected segments of the international chemicals and plastics market.The family-owned company generated its organic gro [...]



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