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It’s a ‘GOLD’ Rating for Actikem from EcoVadis!

What a Result! We were delighted to receive notification in November 2019 that, following our work on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Actikem’s EcoVadis rating had increased from ‘silver’ to ‘gold’, putting Actikem in the 95th percentile, meaning that our score is in the top 5% of all companies assessed by EcoVadis. This really is…
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Actikem Raise a Whopping £160 for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

mmm…tempting treats… Becky getting into the spirit of the day! ...some of our home-made bakes! Who are Macmillan Cancer Support? ‘World's Biggest Coffee Morning’ is Macmillan Cancer Support's biggest fundraising event. Each year, people in the UK and worldwide host their own Coffee Morning. The donations received go towards Macmillan services. In 2016 alone, World's…
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Becky Brown is awarded her CIPD Level 3 Certificate in Human Resource Practice!

Huge congratulations go to Becky Brown who recently completed her CIPD Level 3 Certificate in Human Resource Practice. Well done Becky! Becky started this course at Warrington and Vale Royal College in September 2018 to complement her HR responsibilities within the Company and extend her knowledge and skills of Human Resource Management. Gaining this Certificate…
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Actikem to Exhibit at ChemUK2020!

Actikem is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at CHEMUK2020 in the new CHEMSOURCE zone. FREE TO ATTEND Come and visit us on Stand C13! What is CHEMUK2020? The CHEMUK2020 EXPO event, which launched last year, is a UK-centric event designed to bring all key layers of the UK’s chemical industry together, offering…
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Actikem Celebrates 15th Anniversary!

Pictured: (L to R) Trevor Gleave (Operations Director), Christine Gleave (Finance Manager), Audrey Mooney (Sales and Marketing Manager) and Andrew Mooney (Managing Director). Happy Anniversary Actikem! In March 2019, we celebrated our 15th year of trading. Andrew Mooney (M.D.) commented: ‘I can’t believe it has been 15 years since Trevor Gleave and I set up…
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Actikem Hosts South Manchester Manufacturer’s Alliance (S.M.M.A.) Meeting

Pictured: Delegates from the S.M.M.A. at the Actikem site Actikem delighted to host S.M.M.A. event for a second time On Tuesday, 16th July 2019, Actikem hosted a visit of 14 delegates from the South Manchester Manufacturer’s Alliance (S.M.M.A.). The day proved to be a great success and Actikem were delighted to host this event again,…
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Actikem Invests in new HPLC

Image 1: Auto-sampling unit in a HPLC system What is HPLC? We are pleased to announce that we have recently invested in a new HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography) unit for our laboratory. How does it work? HPLC works on the principle of the separation of the material according to their molecular weight and polarity.…
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Take a look at our new Branding!

New Visual Identity! Our in-house branding team have been working for months to create a fresh and vibrant look for Actikem! Our new and exciting visual identity includes a new abstract design. Over the next few months you will see all the other visuals aligning around this design, which has a colour palette of blue…
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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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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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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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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 Feature in MMU’s IMPACT Magazine on Innovation

‘Innovation’ is the theme of the Spring 2017 edition of Manchester Metropolitan University’s (MMU) IMPACT magazine – innovation in products, services and in transforming the way business is done. Have a look at the Actikem feature on page 4. You can view a copy of the printed article here, or click here to see the…
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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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