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Biesterfeld Plastic: forward-looking organisation of internal structures

A leading international distributor of plastics and additives, Biesterfeld Plastic is adapting its business unit structure. To drive forward its strategic transformation with a focus on consultancy-intensive specialties, the business – a division of the Biesterfeld Group – was subdivided at the beginning of the year. From now on, Biesterfeld Plastic will have five instead of the previous three globally oriented business units:…


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Biesterfeld receives distribution rights for Denka acrylate rubbers

Biesterfeld is expanding its partnership with Denka Company Limited by taking on the distribution of Denka ER® acrylate rubbers with immediate effect. The new agreement applies to the whole of Europe (except Spain and Turkey), Russia and Brazil.  The elastomers in the Denka ER® range offer both outstanding stability at high temperatures (up to 190°C) and very good resistance to oil. Their innovative polymer structure enables…


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Biesterfeld and DuPont: innovative solutions for medical wearables

Biesterfeld and DuPont are combining their innovative capabilities to offer forward-looking new solutions for medical wearables. These portable devices, which are worn on the body and provide essential medical data such as blood sugar level or blood pressure, make day-to-day life easier for users and are one of the most important trends in the medical segment.  The companies’ joint portfolio in the EMEA region includes, for…


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Biesterfeld and PROD’HYG expand their distribution partnership for cosmetic ingredients to Scandinavia and Iceland

Biesterfeld is expanding its successful partnership with the French manufacturer PROD’HYG. Biesterfeld has been distributing the portfolio of high-quality functional and specific active ingredients in Spain and Portugal since 2017 and in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine and Bulgaria since 2018. With immediate effect, the cooperation has now been extended to include the subsidiary Lindberg &…


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Biesterfeld receives additional distribution rights for Dymax light-curing adhesives in Eastern Europe

Biesterfeld and US manufacturer Dymax are extending their distribution partnership for light-curing adhesives, casting compounds and conformal coatings, which are primarily used in medical technology, industry and electronics. The products have been distributed in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Baltic states, the Czech Republic and Slovakia since 2018. Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria are now to be added to the…


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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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