Bitrez wins Queen’s Award for Innovation

Bitrez is today (23 April 2019) celebrating being named winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Wigan-based company secured the award – the UK’s most prestigious accolade for business success – in the Innovation category for its Bisphenol A (BPA) free resin, Curaphen. Launched in 2013, Curaphen is used for the internal coatings of food and drink packaging.

Bitrez crowned Manufacturing Company of the Year 2019 at Chemicals Northwest awards

Bitrez has been crowned Manufacturing Company of the Year 2019 at the Chemicals Northwest awards. Sponsored by Biochemica Water, the award recognises Bitrez’s sustainable growth and excellence in developing and bringing innovative products to market.

Award success follows record number of visitors at European Coatings Show 2019

Bitrez has hailed this year’s European Coatings Show as its best yet with a 23% increase in visitors to its stand. Success at the show was quickly followed by Bitrez been crowned Manufacturing Company of the Year 2019 at the Chemicals Northwest awards on 28th March.

Bitrez Newsletter! News from Spring 2019

We’ve had a flying start to 2019. March has been particularly busy, seeing us exhibit at JEC World alongside Belgium-based Materia Nova. From France we move to Germany and the European Coatings Show. As always, both shows provide us with great opportunity to meet all our customers both old and new.

Polymers Paint Colour Journal: Pushing Chemical Boundaries

Check out Dominic Hopwood, Bitrez’s Resin Sales Manager’s, interview in Polymers, Paint Colour Journal (PPCJ) on how Bitrez is pushing chemical boundaries to provide the paints, coatings and adhesives industries with innovative solutions.

Bitrez and Materia Nova showcase new family of Benzoxazine thermoset resins at JEC World 2019

The new resin, called Curabox, is designed for aerospace primary and secondary structures or frames, body panels and structural reinforcements on trains, buses, trucks and cars.
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Bitrez showcases capabilities at European Coatings Show 2019

Bitrez Ltd is showcasing its innovative solutions for the paints, coatings and adhesives industry at the European Coatings Show 2019. Visit Bitrez at Hall 7, Stand 7-335 at the European Coatings Show between 19 - 21 March 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Bitrez launches Curabox – a new family of thermoset Benzoxazine resins

Bitrez Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals is launching a family of flame retardant Benzoxazine thermoset resins called Curabox at Advanced Engineering 2018.

The First Bitrez Newsletter! News from Autumn 2018

2018 has been fantastic year which has seen us manufacture high performance synthetic resin, catalysts & curing agents for a number of world-class companies. It’s no exaggeration to say our products are in materials across the world - on road, rail and in the air.

Bitrez launch world’s first REACH compliant Ketamine epoxy curing agent

Bitrez Ltd has launched the world’s first Ketamine epoxy curing agents to combat the withdrawal of conventional grades prohibited in Europe under REACH regulations. The new grades have been added to their Curamine product range.

Bitrez showcases high performance resin systems at Advanced Engineering 2018

Bitrez Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals is showcasing its capabilities at Advanced Engineering 2018. Visit us at stand T110 at the NEC Birmingham from the 31st October until the 1st November.
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Resin chemistry never stands still

High temperature thermoset polymer materials are often used in adhesives, coatings systems and matrix resins for aerospace, defence and space applications. But as industry demands ever higher service temperatures, what challenges does this pose for resin manufacturers?

Bitrez sells 5,000th ton of low free formaldehyde CURAPHEN phenolic polymers

Bitrez, the UK's leading manufacturer and pioneer of specialist polymers and chemicals, has produced and sold its 5000th ton of specialist low free formaldehyde phenolic resins and continues to be the forerunner with some new formaldehyde free polymers being added to the portfolio. 

Bitrez opens doors to overseas resin producers as REACH deadlines looms

Bitrez - Europe's leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals - is inviting resin producers to use its UK-based production facilities as the REACH deadline looms for registering chemicals.