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08.04.2015 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Martin Umbach to be appointed Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Effective from April 1st 2015 Martin Umbach is appointed Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, a leading distributor for plastics and rubber located in Hamburg. Together with Carsten Harms, he is now responsible for the international operating subsidiary of Biesterfeld AG. "I am looking forward to developing the business activities of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and its subsidiaries together with Martin Umbach in the future. Biesterfeld Pla [...]

18.03.2015 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie expands the distribution of DIC Performance Resins products in Turkey

Austria's DIC Performance Resins GmbH has appointed Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH as distributor of their specialty resins products for the Turkish market. Biesterfeld Spezialchemie already distributes DIC Performance Resins product portfolio of innovative, aqueous and solvent-free as well as traditional solvent-based specialty resins in 19 European countries. For more than 100 years DIC Performance Resins has been producing high-quality resins [...]

16.03.2015 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie on Scheugenpflug Technology Days 2015

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH will be present with a booth on this year's Scheugenpflug Technology Days from April 22nd until 23rd, 2015 in Neustadt/ Donau.Scheugenpflug Technology Days provide information on the latest Scheugenpflug product innovations in casting and dispensing technology in combination with various interesting presentations and information about new fields of application for dispensing materials.The Performance Products team f [...]

16.02.2015 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie: Distribution partner for vitamin and mineral premixes of MIAVIT

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH, Hamburg, has taken over the distribution of vitamin and mineral substances from MIAVIT GmbH, a company based in Essen (Oldb.), in Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine. "The cooperation with MIAVIT adds customized vitamin and mineral premixtures for the food industry to our product portfolio. We are glad to have this cooperation," says Bernd Maximilian Fischer, Marketing Manager Nutrition, Biesterfeld Spezi [...]

12.01.2015 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Distribution Partnership: Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Chemtura Flame Retardants in Italy

Effective January 01, 2015 Chemtura Corporation has appointed Biesterfeld Polychem S.r.l., Milan, member of the Biesterfeld group, as exclusive distributor of their Great Lakes Solutions® product portfolio in Italy."We are very pleased with the expansion of our longstanding, pan-european cooperation with Chemtura. Great Lakes Solutions® flame retardants are an important extension of our polymer additive portfolio in Italy," explains Michael Pil [...]

06.01.2015 | Biesterfeld AG

Thomas Arnold to be appointed CEO of Biesterfeld AG

With effect of April 1st, 2015, Thomas Arnold is appointed CEO by the Supervisory Board of Biesterfeld AG, Hamburg. Thomas Arnold, currently member of the board of Biesterfeld AG and Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH, takes over from Birger Kuck, who will retire after 35 years with Biesterfeld.After eleven years as CEO of Biesterfeld and with a total of 35 years serving the chemical distribution group, Birger Kuck will retire on [...]

09.12.2014 | Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH

Biesterfeld Plastic acquires the Joint Venture Shares of Biesterfeld Nordic AB

Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, Hamburg, purchased the Shares of their partner Fred Holmberg in the mutual Joint Venture Biesterfeld Nordic AB, Malmö / Sweden as from 1st of December 2014.With effect from 1st of December 2014 Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH took ownership of the remaining 50%-shares of Biesterfeld Nordic AB from their Joint Venture partner Fred Holmberg. With the acquisition of the shares, Biesterfeld Plastic also took over the finish subsid [...]

04.12.2014 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Know... How – Performance Products-Newsletter December 2014

The topics of Performance Products-Newsletter Nr.1 December 2014: Semsil  -Competence center for the compounding of silicone elastomers   throughout EuropeDow Corning  -  Silastic® and XIAMETER® LSR and F-LSRDow Corning  -  Silastic® FSR&n [...]

01.12.2014 | Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie: Distributor for Dr. Straetmans productportfolio in Russia

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH and Dr. Straetmans GmbH, both headquartered in Hamburg, further expand their successful cooperation. Effective since August 2014, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie in Russia has taken over the distribution of Dr. Straetmans' product portfolio. The successful partnership started in 2008 when Biesterfeld Spezialchemie started to promote the Dr. Straetmans products in Eastern Europe. ,,We are very pleased to expand the great [...]

27.11.2014 | Biesterfeld AG

Biesterfeld AG embraces the UN Global Compact

Biesterfeld AG, Hamburg, has joined the UN Global Compact in November. By joining the voluntary initiative of the United Nations, the group of companies promises to follow worldwide the ten principles to protect human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.“The Biesterfeld Group has always given a lot of importance to corporate responsibility and fair cooperation with partners and employees. So, it is only a logical step to join the UN [...]



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