Riding on the wings of success

Burridge, Elaine
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports that marking 100 years in the distribution industry, German firm Biesterfeld is setting its sights on greater success, becoming a market leader in Europe. From its origins in selling rock salt in Germany and Scandinavia, the family-owned company moved into trading chemicals and fertilizers in the 1930s. Biesterfeld Spezialchemie supplies speciality chemicals to the life science, adhesives, paint and varnish, sealants, elastomers and food sectors. It also sells products for the industrial, construction and electronic markets.


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