15.09.2011 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Expansion of management in Poland

As of the 1st October 2011, Waldemar Jurczak shall commence employment as the operative Managing Director at the Polish branch of Biesterfeld Plastic. The expanded management of Biesterfeld Polska Sp. z o. o. will consist of Marek Parol, who will have responsibility for the administration of the company, and Waldemar Jurczak, who will be responsible for the operative business.

Waldemar Jurczak, industry insider of Polish plastics distribution has long-standing and extensive experience in the sector of plastics trading which he acquired in the past as the managing director of an important plastics trading company in Poland.

This step taken by Biesterfeld Plastic does justice to its objective of consequently expanding the activities on the growth market in Poland in plastics distribution. Over the past 4 years this resulted in the number of sales staff doubling as well as being established nationwide in Poland. Biesterfeld Plastic can attribute the continuous growth in sales to the optimisation of the distribution structure in Poland.

In addition to Biesterfeld Plastic, the Biesterfeld Group in Poland is represented by the Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Milar Sp. z. o. o. which is one of the leading specialty chemicals distribution companies in Poland. The Biesterfeld Group in Poland achieved a turnover of EUR 35 million with a total of approx. 50 employees.

Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, a 100 % subsidiary company of Biesterfeld AG, is a leading distributor in the European plastics industry with long-standing sales partnerships in a total of 26 countries. Leading polymer producers such as DuPont, ExxonMobil Chemical, INEOS Olefins & Polymers Europe, BASF Polyurethanes, Solvay, Chevron Phillips, INEOS Styrenics and Chi Mei have trust in the efficient service offered by Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and have, for many years, shared this growth.

Biesterfeld AG is the strategic holding company of the Biesterfeld Group, which has served as a trade and services company for more than 100 years. With a yearly turnover of approximately EUR 800 million and more than 600 employees, Biesterfeld is a leading company within the chemicals and plastics distribution sector and is active in more than 50 locations throughout Germany, Europe, North and South America as well as Asia.

The family-owned company is committed to steady, profitable growth in the future through the expansion of the three key business areas of Biesterfeld Plastic, Biesterfeld Specialty Chemicals and Biesterfeld International.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Melanie Anft-Kordes
Phone: +49 (0) 40 / 32008-496
Fax: +49 (0) 40 / 32008-461

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