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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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Actikem Feature on Sustainability

Actikem Directors Andrew Mooney and Trevor Gleave have written an article looking at Actikem's approach to sustainability that has been published in the Manchester Metropolitan University IMPACT magazine You can view the article here Or click here to see the whole magazine online
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ISO9001:2008 Certification Affirms Actikem’s Quality Credentials

Following their recent audit, Actikem are pleased to report that they have received re-certification from Certification International (UK) Ltd that they operate a quality management system which has been assessed as conforming to ISO 9001:2008, for the scope of activities:                         Production, repacking, storage…
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Actikem Link with Carmel College

At Actikem we are passionate about offering students the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working within the science industry to provide them with a platform for further development and future prospects. We recently welcomed chemical engineering student, Lauren Halliwell from Carmel College to join Actikem on a 4-week work experience placement. The focus of…
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Top hygiene rating for Actikem

Actikem have registered under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, Health Act 2006 and as an additive manufacturer, and has achieved the top level Hygiene rating of 5.
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Actikem boost from Goldman Sachs

Managing Director at Actikem, Andrew Mooney graduates from Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Programme at Manchester Metropolitan University.  
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Chemical Security of Prime Importance

Hot on the heels of the Chemical Business Association’s (CBA) European Award for work on Chemical Security, Actikem have also further strengthened site chemical security by upgrading to a state-of- the-art intruder alarm system including building access control and a heavy goods vehicle security barrier. Andrew Mooney, Managing Director, said “the security upgrade is part…
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Lean 6 Sigma Keeps Actikem Competitive

With the assistance of Consultants ‘Consult & Evolve’, Actikem have developed a waste management programme that will deliver real business process and environmental improvements through Lean 6 Sigma Techniques. Simply put, Lean Six Sigma provides us with a competitive advantage by enabling us to do more with less – sell, manufacture and provide more products…
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Actikem undertakes Growth Accelerator Programme

Actikem have been accepted onto a prestigious government backed Growth Accelerator programme. This programme, part of the Business Growth Service, is a government-backed service offering support to businesses with a potential for high growth. The coaching and mentoring programme chosen is designed to assist Actikem with our digital marketing strategy, plan and activities. Actikem will…
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New HMRC Licence for Actikem

Actikem have registered as a distributor of denatured alcohol. Actikem have received HMRC’s licence as a distributor of dentured alcohol
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