Biesterfeld starts new business division Performance Rubber

Biesterfeld starts new business division Performance Rubber

12:08 PM, 21st June 2016
Biesterfeld starts new business division Performance Rubber

HAMBURG, GERMANY: Biesterfeld AG a distributor of plastics, chemicals and rubber, started a new business division Performance Rubber GmbH, which will commence operations on 1 July. The new business division combines all international business activities for the rubber processing industry. It plans to further develop the rubber business strategically, while strengthening the group’s role as a leading European distributor in this industrial segment.

Sascha Hennig and Peter Wilkes will assume management of this business division representing a sales volume of around 50 million per annum. In addition Peter Wilkes will continue to hold his function as managing director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH.

We offer a global distribution network for rubber compounds to our customers and suppliers,” said Hennig. “We will focus on further expanding cooperation with international market leaders and are able to leverage synergies within the Biesterfeld Group to the benefit of our suppliers and customers.”

“Our focus is on the distribution of synthetic rubber compounds, of high-quality silicone and fluorosilicone rubbers, carbon black and additives. The current rubber portfolio will be complemented by high performance polymers and additives,” Wilkes added.

Biesterfeld Performance Rubber will be active in Europe, Latin America and North Africa. Local technical application support is accompanied by a comprehensive product portfolio, it said.

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