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Actikem add Marketeer to their team

Actikem are delighted to welcome its newest member of staff, Jacob Thrasher. Jacob has joined the team as a Sales and Marketing Executive, having recently graduated from Sheffield Hallam University where he studied Business and Marketing....
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Actikem Winners for Second Year Running

Actikem are delighted to announce that they are winners for the second year running at the Corporate Livewire Innovation and Excellence Awards. The awards acknowledge businesses that are helping to transform their industries using innovative ways to continuously search for improvement....
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Actikem Nominated for Innovation and Excellence Award

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for Corporate Live Wire's Innovation and Excellence awards 2018. Actikem were proud winners of the 2017 award in the category, 'Excellence in Industrial Chemical Storage Services'. We are now looking to make it two in a row with success this time round! Results are set…
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Stable Emulsion Technology with new Homogeniser

Creating a stable emulsion of oils/fats with water can be a real challenge. Following a successful collaboration with one of our customers, Actikem has commissioned and installed a new Gaulin homogeniser unit offering customers increased capacity and more stable emulsions. The Gaulin unit creates extremely stable emulsions ideal for many industries including: Food and dairy…
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Faster, more accurate moisture analysis from Actikem

At the end of June 2017, Actikem will be making further investments in laboratory equipment with the purchase of a Karl Fischer Moisture analyser. This will allow Actikem to offer numerous additional benefits to their moisture analysis services, including: Speedy moisture analysis of production samples (where moisture content is a critical factor of the quality control of…
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New investment delivers enhanced liquid packing services

Packaging and repackaging of liquids is one of Actikem's core services supplying innovative solutions to the UK and European chemical supply chain. With numerous clients in the coatings sector, the wide scope of products and pack types we deal with mean that our filling machinery needs to be particularly flexible. Our latest addition is a highly adaptable semi-automatic…
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BASF ‘Business of Science’ Pre-Conference Dinner

A very enjoyable evening was had by all at the 'Business ofScience' Pre-Conference dinner, hosted by sponsors BASF on Wednesday 17th May at the Victoria and Albert Marriott Hotel in Manchester. Welcome Andrew and Audrey Mooney who attended the event, enjoyed an evening of conversation and networking. Guests were treated to a drinks reception, followed…
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Actikem Invests in Low Carbon Technologies

Building Sustainability As part of Actikem’s strategy to be a more sustainable business, the company have developed plans to reduce their environmental impact by investing in new low carbon technologies that will also reduce energy consumption, saving costs and driving down their Carbon Footprint. Lighting To help with these plans, Actikem approached the Carbon Trust. After…
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Actikem Supports Charity Golf Day at Stockport Golf Club

Stockport Golf Club’s Annual Captain & Lady Captain’s Charity Golf Day which took place on Friday 12th May 2017 offered a great opportunity for some friendly competition and an enjoyable day out, while raising money for some great charitable causes. Andrew Mooney, a veteran member at Stockport Golf Club, submitted a team, who, along with…
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Actikem and Reed make it an EGGSTRA Special Easter!

Reed Recruitment in Warrington have come up with a CRACKING idea to make it an EGGSTRA-ordinary Easter for the Children’s Ward at Warrington Hospital! Working in partnership with a number of local companies, Hayley Denson and her team at Reed Specialist Recruitment, Warrington co-ordinated a collection of Easter eggs donated by local businesses. Hayley and…
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Success for Actikem at the Chemicals Northwest Awards!

It was a night of celebration for Actikem at the Chemicals Northwest 2017 Awards, held at the Liverpool Crowne Plaza Hotel on the 30th March. Actikem were selected as finalists in no less than four Award categories: SME Manufacturer Award Sustainability Award Operational Excellence Award Supply Chains Award They were delighted to receive a ‘Highly…
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Actikem put the FUN in Fundraising for Red Nose Day!

We've had a fun-packed day of fundraising for Red Nose Day! Everyone from the office and production staff to the M.D. has got involved with dressing up in funky wigs, donning groovy ‘Red Nose Day’ spectacles and noses, and wearing something red! Our fundraising activities included: Baking for our cake and savoury sale 'Guess the…
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Actikem expand team with their first Laboratory Apprentice

Matthew Crowther has joined the laboratory team at Actikem, doing a three-year higher apprenticeship in Laboratory Operations. Recruited with the assistance of Warrington & Co and the Royal Society of Chemistry, this apprenticeship demonstrates Actikem’s commitment to offering STEM employment to young people. The apprenticeship is also sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry, through…
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Welcome to our ‘SOLUTIONS’ E-Newsletter!

  After weeks of developing and designing our new ‘SOLUTIONS’ quarterly e-newsletter, it finally made its debut in December! We are delighted to have launched this e-Newsletter, and look forward to bringing useful and relevant information to our contacts. If there are any improvement suggestions, or anything specific you would like to see in future…
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Actikem Launches Brand New Website

At the end of January, Actikem's new website went live. The site has been designed to bring an up to date look and effectively reflect the full range of services offered by Actikem. As well as a refreshed style to the site, it has been designed to be dynamic with a comprehensive News/Information section. This is where…
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Actikem Welcomes Warrington Collegiate Students

Actikem were recently delighted to welcome students, Emma Binley and Jason Palfreyman from Warrington Collegiate to undertake a week’s work experience in our QC Laboratory. Both Emma and Jason are currently studying level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science – Forensics.
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The Value of Sustainability at Actikem

Becoming a sustainable company has been a gradual and persistent process for Actikem Ltd. ‘We all know the benefits of sustainability, but can often be put off with the financial and time demands in adopting sustainable practices. Also knowing where to start, and taking that first small step can be tough. Keeping it small and…
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Actikem Clocks Up 10,000 Works Orders!

Today marked a significant milestone for Trevor Gleave, Operations Director and the Production Team as they clocked up an amazing 10,000 Works Orders since the inception of their production unit in 2004. Trevor commented “we are really proud of this achievement and would like to thank all our customers old and new for their support…
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Actikem Win 2017 Innovation Award

The Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards honour and celebrate businesses and firms who are creating a brighter tomorrow. The awards give recognition to businesses that are transforming their respective industries and the standard-bearers of excellence by continually setting industry trends as well as showing significant advances in terms of innovation and improvement. Actikem are…
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