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Safic-Alcan announces new distribution agreement with S.A. Ajinomoto OmniChem N.V.

Paris-La Défense, February 12, 2018 – Safic-Alcan has been appointed by Ajinomoto Co., Inc. to distribute their full range of amino acid based personal care ingredients. The agreement is effective immediately. Safic-Alcan will take over the exclusive distribution of S.A. Ajinomoto OmniChem N.V’s full range of amino acid based personal care ingredients for Portugal, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and...

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New Project Engineer Miro Kardasz joins British Rema

Powder processing specialist British Rema has further strengthened its engineering team with the appointment of Miro Kardasz as Project Engineer. Miro’s appointment supports continued growth in British Rema’s Equipment division, including its recent success in securing a major contract for a turnkey aluminium hydroxide grinding and classification plant to Alum SA, Romania.   Miro will also focus on capacity expansion projects...

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Henkel Awards – Solvay Guar initiative wins Sustainability Award Beauty Care 2017

Henkel Awards Suppliers for Outstanding Contributions Orlando, USA – January 30, 2018 For the 11th time, at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, from January 29th to February 2nd in Orlando, Florida, Henkel presented 15 awards to its top suppliers for their best-in-class performance in 2017. This year for the first time, Henkel awarded one...

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New: Biobased Packaging from CurTec

Recently CurTec started manufacturing drums and pots made of bio plastics. Biobased Packaging is a great alternative for companies whose core values include environmental sustainability and putting customer needs first. More and more companies incorporate social responsibility into their business model. They are aware of their carbon footprint and strive to make their business more sustainable by investing in wind...

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British Rema attains ISO 9001:2015 accreditation

Powder processing specialist British Rema has recently received accreditation for ISO 9001:2015, the newest update to the internationally-recognised Quality Management System Standard. Previously the company was certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard and has been ISO-certified since 2001 when the standard was introduced. Accreditation to the ISO 9001:2015 standard is recognition that British Rema consistently provides products and services which...

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Safic-Alcan UK acquires Techform Fine Chemicals

Paris-La Defense, January 3, 2018 Safic-Alcan UK, a major distributor of specialty chemicals and subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, announces that it has acquired 100% of Techform Fine Chemicals Limited, a chemical distributor specializing in the construction sector in United Kingdom and Ireland. Techform is a specialty chemicals distributor with a focus upon the UK and Ireland market. “The acquisition...

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BRENNTAG UK & IRELAND ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF THE WATER SOLUTIONS BUSINESS OF CCP GRANSDEN

BRENNTAG UK & IRELAND ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF THE WATER SOLUTIONS BUSINESS OF CCP GRANSDEN Brenntag is now the exclusive distribution partner for the BASF range of Zetag® and Magnafloc® polyelectrolytes throughout the UK and Ireland. Brenntag UK & Ireland, part of Brenntag Group, the global market leader in chemical distribution, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Water Solutions...

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New: Pharma Grade Packo from CurTec

Choosing a pharmaceutical package becomes much easier when all of the ins and outs are known. Therefore CurTec developed the Pharma Grade Packo – a small volume container that has been tested according to both the European and US Pharmacopeia standards and is suitable as primary packaging for pharmaceuticals. Primary plastic packaging should be safe to use, should be compatible...

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Advanced Enzyme Technologies acquires evoxx technologies GmbH

Specialty biotech company Advanced Enzymes acquires 100% stake in evoxx technologies. The industrial biotechnology company evoxx technologies GmbH has become a part of the leading specialty biotech company Advanced Enzyme Technologies Limited. Both companies announced that they have entered into a binding agreement about the acquisition of 100% stake in evoxx technologies. Statement – Monheim am Rhein, Germany and Mumbai, India, 28th...

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PREA innovates global patent on the PET CAN

PREA LTD (www.prea.co.uk), is a Global Management Consultancy, owned and run by professionals, from & serving the chemicals and polymer industry. Established over 25 years ago, our headquarters are in Manchester, England with offices worldwide. We work with local small companies to large multinationals globally. The business is divided into three sections: 1. International Management Consultancy 2. International Recruitment 3....

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