News

Focus on geo-expansion at this year's AMI-Conference
Monday 29 of May 2017

For the tenth year in a row, Biesterfeld Plastic was the main sponsor of the AMI-Conference dated from 16 th to 17 th May at the Marriott Hotel in Hamburg. The event "Polymer Sourcing & Distribution 2017" focused...  [more]


Walter Atolino appointed Commercial Director of Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição
Thursday 16 of March 2017

Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição S.A., the Brazilian joint venture belonging to Biesterfeld Plastic, has appointed Walter Atolino as Commercial Director Brazil. He is taking over the operational responsibilities of Enric Albert,...  [more]


Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição Ltda. becomes a public limited company
Thursday 23 of February 2017

In January 2017, Brazilian joint venture Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição Ltda., a subsidiary of Biesterfeld Plastic, became a public limited company.“This change reflects the positive development of our business in Brazil. As a...  [more]


Biesterfeld and Chi Mei to exhibit together at K 2016: focus on plastics for food contact
Thursday 22 of September 2016

For over twenty years, the world's biggest ABS manufacturer Chi Mei and the international distributor Biesterfeld Plastic have exhibited together at the K fair. At this year’s K, the long-term partners will be focusing on raw...  [more]


New electrically conductive CABELEC compounds and concentrates at the K 2016
Wednesday 31 of August 2016

Biesterfeld will showcase Cabot Corporation's newly launched CABELEC compounds and concentrates at K 2016. The increased requirements for explosion protection in industrial production plants along with more stringent safety...  [more]


Biesterfeld to sell Nurel's INZEA® in France - Compostable Biopolymers made from Renewable Resources
Tuesday 05 of July 2016

With INZEA®, Nurel has developed a range of fully biodegradeable polymers. Up to 85 percent of the products are produced from renewable resources like non-genetically modified polylactic acid (PLA) and starch. Thanks to optimal...  [more]


Biesterfeld founds new business division Performance Rubber
Monday 20 of June 2016

Biesterfeld Performance Rubber GmbH will commence operations on 1 July 2016. The new business division of the Biesterfeld Group combines all international business activities for the rubber processing industry. The aim is to...  [more]


Cabot extends distribution with Biesterfeld to France and Belgium
Thursday 19 of May 2016

Cabot Switzerland GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabot Corporation, has appointed Biesterfeld Plastic as a distributor in new markets to expand Cabot’s presence in Europe. Leveraging Biesterfeld’s growing Performance Rubber...  [more]


Solvay Specialty Polymers Extends Biesterfeld Plastic Pan-European Distribution Agreement to Include Ryton® PPS Grades
Wednesday 18 of May 2016

Effective May 1, Solvay Specialty Polymers has enhanced the distribution channel for its Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) product line through a strategic partnership with Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH thereby extending its current...  [more]


Biesterfeld Petroplas Ltd celebrates 30 years of Polymer Distribution in the UK and Ireland
Tuesday 26 of April 2016

2016 represents a bumper year for the Biesterfeld group as it celebrates 110 years in business later in 2016. Furthermore, 2016 marks 30 years since Biesterfeld Petroplas Ltd opened its doors for business as the independent...  [more]


Biesterfeld Nordic AB strengthens team
Monday 11 of April 2016

Biesterfeld Nordic AB expands its team for a more comprehensive distribution service in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. On the Scandinavian market Biesterfeld Nordic AB offers engineering polymers, standard polymers,...  [more]


Biesterfeld to Sell Antimicrobial Masterbatches
Friday 08 of April 2016

On the train, in the supermarket or in the hospital: Wherever people come together, germs are able to spread – be it on door handles, light switches or grab rails. Surfaces made from antimicrobial plastic are able to prevent the...  [more]


Compostable Biopolymers made from renewable resources – Biesterfeld to distribute Nurel's INZEA®
Wednesday 09 of March 2016

With INZEA®, Nurel has developed a range of fully biodegradeable polymers. The environmentally sustainable biopolymers are extracted from renewable resources. INZEA® can be processed in standard polymer processing machinery by...  [more]


Biesterfeld Simko is the new ExxonMobil Santoprene™ distributor
Thursday 03 of March 2016

Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição Ltda. is the new ExxonMobil Santoprene™-TPV (thermoplastics vulcanizates) distributor and covers the Brazilian region from January 2016.Present for more than 30 years on this industry, ExxonMobil...  [more]


Borealis and Biesterfeld cooperate on Brazilian market
Monday 25 of January 2016

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins and base chemicals, and Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, a leading distributor in the European plastic and rubber industry, announce a cooperation...  [more]


DuPont Performance Polymers extends Biesterfeld Plastic resin-distribution collaboration into Russia
Tuesday 27 of October 2015

Effective November 1st, 2015,  DuPont Performance Polymers (DPP) has enhanced its distribution channel in a strategic partnership with Biesterfeld Plastic by extending its distribution agreement to Russia to complement its...  [more]


Eric Lundén is new Managing Director of Biesterfeld Nordic AB
Monday 07 of September 2015

Effective from 1st September 2015 Eric Lundén is the new Managing Director of Biesterfeld Nordic AB, Malmö, Sweden and its subsidiary Biesterfeld Nordic & Co OY, Hamina, Finland.  [more]


Transformation of Biesterfeld companies in Switzerland into public limited companies
Thursday 18 of June 2015

The Swiss companies Biesterfeld Spezialchemie Helvetia GmbH and Biesterfeld Plastic Suisse GmbH belonging to the Biesterfeld Group have been transformed into public limited companies.“The transformation accounts for our positive...  [more]


Biesterfeld enters the Brazilian Polymer Distribution Market
Wednesday 22 of April 2015

Effective from April 1st 2015 Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição Ltda. has started its operation in the Brazilian market. The newly founded company is a 50/50 Joint Venture between Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, a leading European Plastic...  [more]


Martin Umbach to be appointed Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH
Wednesday 08 of April 2015

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...  [more]


Biesterfeld Plastic acquires the Joint Venture Shares of Biesterfeld Nordic AB
Tuesday 09 of December 2014

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.  [more]


Biesterfeld Plastic Exhibits at Fakuma 2014
Thursday 02 of October 2014

Biesterfeld Plastic will showcase its portfolio of global market leaders at FAKUMA 2014 in Friedrichshafen 14th - 18th of October; Hall 4, Booth B4-4201  [more]


Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH to showcase Cabot Corporation´s range of CABELEC® conductive compounds and concentrates at Fakuma 14 - 18 October 2014; Hall 4, Stand B4-4201
Thursday 02 of October 2014

Biesterfeld is pleased to present the full range of Cabot Corporation’s CABELEC® conductive concentrates that have seen rapid market adoption since they were introduced at K 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Building on its leadership...  [more]


The Performance Rubber Business Unit of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH integrates Kuettner GmbH and continues to grow accross Europe
Thursday 22 of May 2014

Synergy effects connected with the integration of Küttner GmbH in Biesterfeld Plastic are speeding up the continuous expansion of the Performance Rubber Business Unit throughout Europe. In the future Küttner will act as an...  [more]


INEOS Olefins & Polymers Europe and Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH - Cooperation in Russia and Ukraine
Tuesday 28 of January 2014

INEOS O&P Europe and Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH are pleased to announce an extension to their long term cooperation in Europe. The distribution of Polypropylene and Polyethylene in Russia and Ukraine is to be carried out by OOO...  [more]


Biesterfeld Plastic and Solvay conclude the distribution of Polysulfones in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland
Wednesday 08 of January 2014

Effective from 1st January 2014, Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.A. and Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH have agreed on a distribution agreement for the distribution of Polysulfones Radel® PPSU, Udel® PSU and Veradel®...  [more]


Biesterfeld Plastic and INEOS Styrenics conclude on global distribution of PS Microgranulates
Monday 30 of September 2013

Effective from 1 September 2013, INEOS Styrenics International S.A. and Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH have agreed on a distribution agreement on the global distribution of Polystyrene based microgranulates from the production site in...  [more]


Elastostat - Masterbatch from BASF with permanent antistatic effect
Wednesday 25 of September 2013

Elastostat 10-01 an innovative masterbatch with a permanent antistatic effect based on TPU and it is compatible also with PE, PP, PS and ABS.Thanks to the additive's neutral coloration, the material can be dyed in any desired...  [more]


Biesterfeld acquires Küttner GmbH, Roemerberg / Speyer
Tuesday 08 of January 2013

Biesterfeld AG has acquired all shares of Küttner GmbH, Römerberg / Speyer, Germany with immediate effect. This transaction will put Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH in a position to expand its business for thermoplastic elastomers,...  [more]


Biesterfeld Plastic enters the Nordic countries
Monday 07 of January 2013

Effective from January 1st 2013 Biesterfeld Nordic AB, a 50/50 joint venture between the Swedish based family-owned Fred Holmberg & Co AB and Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH will start its activities from its central Nordic head...  [more]


Biesterfeld Plastic to distribute Ferro's ALCRYN MPR as of 1st January 2013
Thursday 20 of December 2012

Dear Sir or Madam,please find below our official press release.If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact:Dietmar ZinkandBusiness ManagerTel: +49 (0) 40 / 32008 -250Fax: +49 (0) 40 / 32008...  [more]


DuPont Performance Polymers extends Biesterfeld Plastic resin-distribution collaboration into Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Ukraine
Monday 19 of November 2012

Geneva, October 2012 - Effective September 1st, 2012,  for Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and October 1st, 2012, for Ukraine, DuPont Performance Polymers (DPP) has reinforced its collaboration with Biesterfeld Plastic by...  [more]


Nurel's PA6 Novamid® is now Promyde®
Tuesday 23 of October 2012

Our distribution partner Nurel has officially announced their new trademark named Promyde®, formerly known as Novamid®. This change of brand name forms part of Nurel’s strategy of positioning their products in the different...  [more]


ECOZEN® - temperature resistant PETG
Thursday 06 of September 2012

The new, innovative product series by SK Chemicals named ECOZEN® and stands for temperature resistant PETG.This eco-friendly material without Bisphenol A offers a very good transparency, excellent impact strength as well as...  [more]


New Surlyn® 3D Technology
Thursday 06 of September 2012

Surlyn@ 3D stands for Design, Decoration, Depth.With the new Surlyn® 3D Technology developed by DuPont™, an inner container will be specially overmoulded with Surlyn® resin by injection moulding.This process offers diverse...  [more]


Expansion of Biesterfeld’s Rubber activities / Sascha Hennig appointed as Business Manager Rubber
Monday 06 of August 2012

As of the 1st August 2012, Sascha Hennig shall commence employment as European Business Manager for Rubber & Rubber Additives.Sascha Hennig, insider of the European Rubber industry, has long-standing and extensive experience...  [more]


Expansion of management in Poland
Thursday 15 of September 2011

As of the 1st October 2011, Waldemar Jurczak shall commence employment as the operative Managing Director at the Polish branch of Biesterfeld Plastic. The expanded management of Biesterfeld Polska Sp. z o. o. will consist of...  [more]


Biesterfeld takes over the rubber distributor SMPC
Friday 01 of October 2010

By taking over the French Rubber Distributor SMPC, Biesterfeld Plastic, the largest subgroup of the Biesterfeld Group, is investing in a new area of business. As of 01.10.2010, Biesterfeld France SARL, subsidiary of Biesterfeld...  [more]


ExxonMobil distribution for Portugal, Maghreb & UK
Thursday 20 of May 2010

Biesterfeld Plastic extends distribution agreement for ExxonMobil chemical polymer brands -Agreement extends to Portugal, Maghreb, the United Kingdom and Ireland.  [more]


BASF Polyurethanes for France
Friday 19 of February 2010

Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and BASF Polyurethanes extend their partnership for Elastollan® TPU to France and Maghreb.  [more]


ExxonMobil Distribution for Turkey, North Africa
Wednesday 05 of August 2009

Biesterfeld Plastic, pan-European distributor of ExxonMobil Chemical's range of Santoprene™ brand TPVs and Vistamaxx™ specialty elastomers, as well as for Exxtral™ PP Compounds in several countries, has extended the cooperation...  [more]


PS Empera in Great Britain and Ireland
Wednesday 01 of July 2009

Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and INEOS NOVA extend their partnership for Empera® Polystyrene to The United Kingdom and Ireland  [more]


Vespel for Germany and UK
Monday 16 of February 2009

DuPont Engineering Polymers and Biesterfeld Plastic extend collaboration for Vespel® Parts and Shapes to Germany and the United Kingdom  [more]


Press Release INEOS - Biesterfeld Plastic
Tuesday 13 of May 2008

INEOS Polyolefins and Biesterfeld intensify pan European Distribution cooperation for HDPE with focus on northern Europe  [more]


Press Release ExxonMobil - Biesterfeld Plastic
Monday 21 of April 2008

New Distribution contracts with ExxonMobil Chemical in Europe for Exxtral(TM) PP Compounds and Santoprene(TM) TPV  [more]


DuPont & Biesterfeld strengthen distribution ties
Monday 01 of October 2007

Distribution of engineering polymers now in 26 European states  [more]