In the section we provide some of the latest feature articles from our hard copy directory and submissions from within the global speciality chemicals marketplace.

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PREA LTD – Job vacancies in the chemicals industry

PREA LTD currently have clients who are looking for the following :    Business Development Manage, UK , home based  Plastics Masterbatch and Compound  Customer Service Representative office based in Manchester- chemicals, promotion to key account manager, may suit chemical graduate  Production Planner based in the Stalybridge / Tameside area Applications: info@prea.co.uk tel 07810 882 339

PREA Ltd – Companies for sale and companies looking to make acquisitions

News release – November 2020 Brief overview of companies that have just come on the market for sale All Companies operational and profitable otherwise stated and has management teams in place Based in Eastern Europe Engineering Machine Manufacturer for food applications with office in Germany highly profitable and full order book   UK based, Advanced Engineering composite materials, with global...

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Safic-Alcan Group announces new distribution agreements with Evonik Functional Silanes

Paris–La Défense, November 16th 2020 Safic-Alcan announces new distribution partnerships with Evonik in the Benelux and the Nordic Region. Safic-Alcan is pleased to announce that as of 1st January 2021, it will become Evonik’s distribution partner in the BeNeLux and the Nordic Region for the following brands and industries: 1/ DYNASYLAN® for all industries 2/ PROTECTOSIL® for the construction industry...

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Kerfoot Group confirms strong European upswing at its Poland warehouse & distribution hub

Kerfoot Group, a leading supplier of natural, organic and essential oils, butters and waxes for the personal care and hygiene sectors, has revealed a sharp upturn in European demand for plant-based oils recorded by its Polish warehouse and distribution hub. In a partnership moving into its second year, Kerfoot Group has aligned with chemical distributor Cornelius Group to bring the...

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Safic Alcan awarded Gold rating by EcoVadis for Corporate Social Responsibility

Paris-La Défense, 7 October 2020 Safic-Alcan France, subsidiary of the  independent specialty chemicals distributor and headquarters of the Safic-Alcan Group, is proud to announce that its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance has been awarded the Gold rating by the agency EcoVadis. Since 2014, Safic-Alcan France decided to implement a CSR ongoing assessment process. EcoVadis was chosen as it assesses the...

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A cornerstone of catalytic cross-coupling reactions from Strem Chemicals

One of our most famous examples in chemistry and possibly our most memorable from Strem Chemicals is the prototype of palladium cross-coupling catalysts, always in stock in the UK. A vivid yellow! Tetrakis (triphenylphosphine)palladium(0), or Pd(PPh3)4, is perhaps the best-known catalyst for classical cross-coupling reactions. As evidenced by greater than 12,000 references in SciFinder, Pd(PPh3)4 is a workhorse of Pd(0)-catalyzed...

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JM to manufacture regulatory starting materials for Sarepta Therapeutics

Johnson Matthey to manufacture regulatory starting materials for Sarepta Therapeutics’ RNA technology-based clinical and commercial programmes.  Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world, has entered into a five-year supply agreement with Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. to continue supplying regulatory starting materials to support Sarepta’s phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer (PMO) and peptide phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer...

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Kerfoot challenges the market to ‘think authentic’ with Avocado Oil

Kerfoot Group, the leading supplier of natural and organic oils, essential oils, waxes and butters, for the personal care products sector in the UK, has challenged the industry to reframe the ingredients supply narrative in favour of authenticity-led innovation, in response to the recent findings that 82% of Avocado Oil sold in the US is mislabelled, rancid or adulterated. The...

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Kerfoot outlines personal care market shifts with Covid-19

Kerfoot Group, leading supplier of natural and organic oils, essential oils, waxes and butters, for the personal care products sector in the UK, has commented on the significant changes to the market, witnessed as a result of Covid-19. In its capacity as an end-to-end supplier with extensive oversight of the personal care market, representatives from the business have outlined their...

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Safic-Alcan extends distribution agreement with Momentive Quartz Technologies across Europe

Safic-Alcan, a global distributor of specialty chemicals, is happy to announce that it has extended its distribution partnership with Momentive Quartz Technologies across Europe for its Boron Nitride range. As a market leader, Momentive Quartz Technologies, with its Boron Nitride powders, is recognized globally in the field of lubrication applications, such as oils, greases, lubricants (liquid or dry), metal processing,...

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