New chemistry: polymer delivers significantly enhanced cure performance for epoxy resins

Chemical Process Services Ltd, is a new specialist polymer design and development company and has researched and developed a new series of ‘green’ epoxy curing agents.
Bitrez Newsletter February 2020

Bitrez Newsletter! News from Spring 2020

Spring 2020 sees Bitrez travelling to JEC World in Paris and the American Coatings Show in Indianapolis. We’ve also become members of the EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing and Research Hub, as well as Composites UK, the leading trade body for the UK composites industry

Bitrez Ltd showcases capabilities at American Coatings Show 2020

Bitrez Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, is showcasing its innovative solutions for the paints, coatings and adhesives industry at the American Coatings Show (ACS) 2020.

Bitrez becomes member of Composites UK

Bitrez has joined Composites UK - the trade body for the UK composites industry. Speaking about the news, Dominic Hopwood, Bitrez’s Resin Sales Manager for Composites, said: “We are delighted to become a member of Composites UK and proud to be associated with such an elite group of UK companies, many of whom will be exhibiting alongside us at the upcoming JEC World in Paris”.

Bitrez’s IChemE award win celebrated in video

Take a look at the Institution of Chemical Engineers’ video celebrating Curaphen, winner of their Global Food & Drink Award for 2019, which is used by the food and beverage packaging sector.

A New Generation of REACH-Compliant Ketamine Epoxy Curing Agents

Take a look at Paul Jones, Bitrez’s Managing Director’s, article for Paint and Coatings Industry (PCI) magazine. He examines how laboratory tests prove the new generation of ketamines are unique - not only are they REACH compliant, but they technically outperform their conventional counterparts both during and after cure

Bitrez Ltd launches bio-based resins at JEC World 2020

Bitrez Ltd, Europe’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, is launching a new family of regulatory compliant bio-based resins for the composites industry at JEC World 2020.

ITN documentary showcases Bitrez

‘Chemicals for a better tomorrow’ is a pioneering documentary series from ITN Productions Industry News and the Chemical Industries Association (CIA) exploring the importance and the value of the chemical and pharmaceutical industry in the UK.

Bitrez Ltd joins EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub as industrial partner

Bitrez Ltd, Europe’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, has become an industrial partner of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (CIMComp).

Bitrez Ltd wins IChemE Food and Drink award

Bitrez triumphed at the IChemE Global Awards 2019 in the Food and Drink category. Warwick Davis, of Harry Potter and Star Wars fame, hosted this year’s Awards evening, which was held at the DoubleTree Hilton in Hull, UK on the 7th November.

Bitrez named Business of the Year

Bitrez Ltd has been awarded business of the year by Greater Manchester Chamber at the Wigan Business Awards. The team attended an awards ceremony at DW Stadium hospitality facilities on Friday 22nd November.

Bitrez strikes gold at manufacturing awards

Bitrez was given the Make UK Innovation Award for its development of Curaphen - Bisphenol A (BPA) free resins. Launched in 2013, Curaphen is used for the internal coatings of food and drink packaging. Make UK, The Manufacturers’ Organisation, is the representative voice of UK manufacturing.

Bitrez Newsletter! News from Autumn 2019

What a fantastic year 2019 has been! It began with Curpahen winning the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Chemicals Northwest crowned us Manufacturer of the Year and we attended a special reception at Buckingham Palace hosted by His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales.

Bitrez to feature in ITN documentary

Bitrez thoroughly enjoyed working with the professional ITN team on the contribution we are making to the CIA documentary “Chemicals for a better tomorrow” and look forward to the screening at Grosvenor House on the 21st November.

Project to develop the world’s first all-composite wheel for electric vehicles wins £135,500 funding

The world’s first commercially viable, low cost, lightweight, all-composite wheel for electric and niche vehicles such as driverless cars, last mile delivery vehicles, road sweepers and next generation of agricultural vehicles could soon be a reality after winning grant funding of £135,500.