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ASCOT INTERNATIONAL (1996) LTD Celebrates its 30th Birthday Anniversary

What a year! As we say goodbye to 2022 and usher in 2023, we’re grateful for an amazing year and excited for the one ahead. With many new opportunities lined up, not to mention our big 3 0 we’ve got lots to celebrate and share with you all! Ascot International (1996) Ltd started with a focus on Personal Care cosmetics...

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Witton Chemical Company hits 60th Milestone

60 Years of Manufacturing Witton Chemical Company Limited was first incorporated in November 1962. In those early days the company was based in Great Dunmow on Witton Avenue and run by it’s founder, Dr Eric Wrench. Initially the company manufactured products by the polymerisation of acrylic acid. Early in the 1970s the company moved to its present location on a...

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Safic-Alcan enters South America and acquires Brazilian Distributor Proquimil Produtos Químicos

Paris-La Défense, September 20, 2022 – Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, announces that it has acquired 100% of Proquimil Produtos Químicos, a Brazilian chemical distributor specializing in rubber and plastic polymers and additives. The integration will be led by Luiz Maranho, a seasoned Brazilian executive in the chemical distribution sector, who recently joined the Group to become General...

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Safic-Alcan consolidates its presence in Brazil and acquires Sarfam

Safic-Alcan consolidates its presence in Brazil and acquires Sarfam Indústria Comércio e Importação Ltda Paris-La Défense, September 20, 2022– Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, announces that it has acquired 100% of Sarfam, a Brazilian chemical distributor specializing in the personal care, perfumery and cosmetics sectors. Established exactly 25 years ago by Mrs Maria Antonia Salerno, Sarfam has a...

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Job Vacancy Regulatory and Compliance Manager – New Position from PREA Ltd

We are looking to recruit for a client a Regulatory and Compliance Manager new position , managing 2 people based in Manchester / Cheshire area, salary £50-60k pa plus 10% bonus Applications prea@prea.co.uk, tel 07810 882 339 all applications in confidence, available at weekends Please contact in the first instance; Pravin S Mistry BSc(Hons) Global CEO PREA LTD Mobile UK:...

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Brand New Coating Machine For Sale – PREA LTD

We do not normally get involved with machines, we are restructuring a global company and this is a small part of the remit   Water based / acrylic machine for sale   1 Coating Machine for sale, we are restructuring the global company Brand new Cost 6 Million Euros new All trials successful Made for water based and acrylic coatings,...

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CHEMUK 2022 record attendance as the show grows again inside the NEC, UK

CHEMUK 2022 records a 15% increase in attendance as it establishes itself as the national trade show for the UK’s Chemical Industries  CHEMUK 2022 opened its doors over the 11th & 12th May at the NEC in Birmingham. After a tough two years for the events sector, event organiser, UK Industry Events, were delighted to announce that 2811 visitors (excluding...

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Holiferm wins the Innovation Award at the Chemicals Northwest Awards 2022

Holiferm won the Innovation Award at the Chemicals Northwest Awards 2022 for our patented gravity separation fermentation technology.  Richard Lock, Managing Director of Holiferm Ltd comments ; “We are over the moon to have been recognised by the industry for our innovative patented gravity separation fermentation technology. We are the first in the world to use this technology and once...

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Job Vacancies from PREA Consultancy

All vacancies, applications to jobs@prea.co.uk. We will be open between Christmas and New Year. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview   1 Position – Sales Director UK Based / Full time permanent / 100K + Thermoplastic Additives Main responsibilities We are looking to recruit for our client the following, all applications confidential and candidates will have the option...

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