Development of new graphene/epoxy nanocomposites and study of cure kinetics, thermal and mechanical properties

Take a look at this article from Dr Panagiotis Karagiannidis for Thermochimica Acta. Bitrez supplied their Epilok 60-566 epoxy resin/ Curamine 32-494 epoxy curing agent system in support of Dr Karagiannidis and his team at the University of Sunderland for the research.

Bitrez awarded the Manufacturing Innovation Award 2020 by Made in the North West

Bitrez Ltd has been awarded the Manufacturing Innovation Award 2020 by Insider Media ‘Made in the North West Awards’ for their product Curaphen- a pioneering bisphenol A (BPA) -free phenolic resin. Launched in 2013, Curaphen is used for the internal coatings of food and drink packaging.

Wigan based company shines at Regional Manufacturing Awards

Bitrez Ltd, headquartered in Standish was given the Make UK North West Innovation Award, sponsored by HVM Catapult, at a ceremony held virtually.

ISO 45001 Successful Qualification

We are very pleased to announce the successful migration and qualification of our Health and Safety Management System from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001, the first international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS).

North West chemist is elected to highest office of global scientific body

Paul Jones, Managing Director of Wigan-based Bitrez, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, which is the highest level of membership. Paul joined Bitrez shortly after it was formed and consisted of a handful of staff.

Richest source of technical data on coatings, adhesives and composites now available on My Bitrez

Bitrez Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, has launched a new service to provide customers with technical data on a broad portfolio of specialist resins used in the formulation of advanced coatings, adhesives and composites via the free, members only, section of their website, My Bitrez.

Bitrez Ltd wins Chemicals Northwest International Trade Award 2020

Bitrez Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, has won the Chemicals Northwest International Trade Award 2020 for the product Curamine.

Paul H. Jones Managing Director of Bitrez Ltd named CEO Today 2020 Award winner

In the past 12 months, a team of judges has been researching CEOs who have demonstrated the ambition, skill and expertise to take their companies to new heights and deserve to be recognised as one of the top CEOs and we are pleased to report that Paul H. Jones of Bitrez Ltd is a 2020 award winner.
Paul H. Jones Managing Director

Paul H. Jones Managing Director of Bitrez Ltd crowned the Most Innovative Management Professional 2020 by Corporate Livewire.

The award highlights the work undertaken in the polymer sector and the immense contribution Paul has made. The award consisted of extensive review and the judges “applauded Paul for his focus on changing the face of the polymer industry…

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

Chemical Processing 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