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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...


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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...


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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...


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Biesterfeld Plastic supports the global Operation Clean Sweep® initiative

Biesterfeld Plastic supports the world-wide Operation Clean Sweep® initiative. At the end of January, the Biesterfeld Group's Plastic business division signed up to this undertaking on behalf of all its subsidiaries. "Our ethos as a company is to take on our share of responsibility for people and environment by operating fairly and sustainably. We can protect our environment by using resources in a careful and conscientious...


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Biesterfeld acquires distribution rights for Solvay's sulfone polymers in UK and Ireland

Biesterfeld is strengthening its partnership with Solvay Specialty Polymers. With effect from April 2019, the distributor will handle sales of the sulfone polymers Udel® PSU, Radel® PPSU and Veradel® PESU in the UK and Ireland. “By expanding our distribution rights to include the UK and Ireland, we are enhancing our offer of high-performance polymers from renowned market leaders. Both existing and new customers will benefit...


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Sales partnership extended: Biesterfeld distributes Solvay's sulfone polymers in Switzerland starting in 2019

Biesterfeld Plastic will distribute sulfone polymers, manufactured by Solvay, in Switzerland beginning in January 2019, following the extension of their mutual distribution agreement. The product portfolio includes the Udel® PSU, Radel® PPSU and Veradel® PESU brands. These products has been selling by Biesterfeld in many areas of Europe since 1998.     Udel® PSU (polysulfone) is a tough, rigid, high-strength, transparent...


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Biesterfeld Plastic: Innovative Electric and Electronics Portfolio for E-Mobility

New technologies in e-mobility entail increased requirements for plastics and call for innovative product adaptations. Especially when it comes to higher electrical voltages and flame retardance, sophisticated materials are needed to satisfy these stringent requirements and enable all components to be combined optimally in electric vehicles. Electric motors are operated within the high-voltage range and therefore require...


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Strengthening the partnership: Biesterfeld becomes exclusive distributor of TPU Elastollan® from BASF across large areas of Europe

Biesterfeld Plastic is once again expanding its cooperation with long-standing partner BASF. The company is distributing the thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer Elastollan® in central, western and southern Europe now on the basis of an exclusive distribution agreement. Elastollan®, which can be used in virtually any area of industry, is the perfect addition to the international plastics distributor’s extensive product...


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Christophe Cario appointed General Manager of Biesterfeld France SARL

Biesterfeld France SARL has appointed Christophe Cario as General Manager France. As of January 1, 2018, he has taken over the operational and administrative responsibilities of the French subsidiary of Biesterfeld Plastic. Christophe Cario (44) has several years of experience in the plastics distribution business. Over a 20-year career, Cario has gained extensive experience in sales, purchasing, product marketing and...


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Biesterfeld Plastic to present innovative e-mobility portfolio at Fakuma

Biesterfeld Plastic will be presenting its products and solutions for the fast-growing e-mobility market segment at this year’s Fakuma. The distributor’s portfolio includes products for power electronics, thermal management and drive technology applications as well as charging station components. The company also supplies raw materials to the battery and cable industry. Together with long-term partners such as DuPont, BASF and...



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