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15.10.2019 | Biesterfeld AG

Biesterfeld receives IFS Broker certification

Biesterfeld International receives IFS Broker certification in the area of "Procurement and marketing of food supplements such as amino acids and plant extracts as well as food additives". With this certification, the company demonstrates its commitment to ensuring compatibility and transparency throughout the entire supply chain.IFS Broker certification is a standard specifically developed for trading houses and importeurs in the food [...]


09.10.2019 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Biesterfeld will distribute ExxonMobil's Santoprene TPV in Switzerland from 2020

ExxonMobil has granted Biesterfeld Plastic extended rights to sell its Santoprene™ TPV (thermoplastic vulcanisate). From 1.1.2020, Biesterfeld will also officially sell the product in Switzerland, meaning that it will then cover all of continental Europe. It also has rights to sell the product in the UK, Brazil and North Africa.Santoprene™ TPV is a thermoplastic rubber consisting of a two-phase polymer of vulcanised EPDM rubber which [...]


08.10.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld and Paxymer AB extend their partnership for halogen-free flame retardants on the European market

Biesterfeld is expanding its partnership with the Swedish company Paxymer AB to sell halogen-free flame retardants not only in Germany but now also in Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, the Baltics, Ukraine and Turkey. The products are known under the trade name Paxymer® and are used primarily by the manufacturers of compounds and masterbatches as well [...]


18.09.2019 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Biesterfeld acquires distribution rights from DuPont for Selar® PA polyamide in the EMEA area and Brazil

Biesterfeld will take over the distribution of DuPont's product Selar® PA 3426R from the 1 October 2019. This new agreement applies to the entire EMEA area and, since June 2019, also for Brazil. Selar® PA 3426R is an amorphous polyamide. It is highly transparent and is a good barrier against gases, water, solvents and essential oils. The product has excellent physical and optical properties and is extremely temperature-resistant. Like othe [...]


17.09.2019 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld and DuPont expand their distribution partnership for textile enzymes

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is expanding its partnership with the American company DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences and is now responsible, with immediate effect, for the extensive textile enzymes portfolio throughout Europe, Russia, Turkey, and North Africa. Since 2016, Biesterfeld has been distributing DuPont's GENENCARE®OSMS portfolio, a natural moisturiser used in the cosmetics industry, in selected European countries. Biesterfeld has now bee [...]


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 [...]




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