With the UK government’s commitment to reach net zero and reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions by 100% from 1990 levels by 2050, Actikem have placed sustainability and carbon reduction at the top of their business priorities. Actikem have a management programme to drive sustainability in their business and have been working in the background…Read more
Actikem prepare the business leaders and scientists of tomorrow
For several years Actikem has been giving students from schools in the local community an opportunity to gain work experience in the chemical manufacturing industry. Positions have been offered to local students in their laboratories and offices to help students gain an understanding of what jobs and skills are available in the speciality or industrial…Read more
Sustainability remains a high priority for Actikem
Actikem recognised over 8 years ago that sustainable business practices were an essential business requirement for future organisations. In 2015 they established a carbon reduction program and started to benchmark their progresses ever since. Andrew Mooney, the Company’s Managing Director said, “we recognised back then that the business landscape for chemical manufacturers was changing. The…Read more
ISO9001:2015 Re-certification validate Actikem’s quality management systems
Actikem have again demonstrated that it operates a quality management system that is well documented, robust and consistent, following their recent audit in August 2022. We are pleased to report that we have received re-certification from SOCOTEC certification UK Ltd, a UKAS certified accreditation body which assessed our quality management system as conforming to ISO…Read more
Welcome, Demi Greig, our new work placement student!
In August 2021 we extended a warm welcome to Demi Greig who is undertaking a period of work experience in the Sales Office at Actikem. After receiving a great set of exam grades recently, Demi will be starting a Level 3 Business Diploma 2-year course at Warrington & Vale Royal College in September 2021. Well done Demi…Read more
Actikem picks up Global Excellence Award for their expertise in Chemical Manufacturing Services!
Acquisition International Magazine has announced the winners of the 2021 Global Excellence awards and Actikem were delighted to pick up an Award in the category: Best Outsourced Chemical Manufacturing Firm 2021 – UK Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards are an annual programme in which recipients are determined via a thorough process of research, analysis, shortlisting…Read more
Actikem Supports Golf Day at Sale Golf Club in aid of Stockdales’ Charity
About the day… On the 23rd of June 2021, Andrew Mooney (M.D.) entered a team of four in a Golf Day held at Sale Golf Club, in aid of Stockdales’ Charity, based in Sale. The guests were blessed with beautiful weather and were treated to lunch, followed by a shotgun start at 1.15pm. Afterwards there was a…Read more
Actikem’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme pays off with CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management
Huge congratulations go to Becky Brown who recently completed her Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management. Well done Becky! In line with their commitment to their employees’ lifelong learning and CPD, Actikem invested in Becky’s course at Warrington and Vale Royal College in September 2018 to complement her…Read more
Actikem receives Platinum Award from EcoVadis for its sustainability
We’re ranked in the top 1%! In June 2021, Actikem was awarded the Platinum rating by EcoVadis for its overall performance as a responsible and sustainable business. Actikem was ranked in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in its industry. This really is great news and demonstrates Actikem’s commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility…Read more
Actikem supports National Day of Reflection on 23 March 2021
A day to reflect, grieve and remember Actikem is supporting a national day to remember those who have died during the pandemic, and to show support for everyone who has been bereaved. Spearheaded by end of life charity Marie Curie, and set to take place on Tuesday 23 March – the anniversary of the UK…Read more
SVHC Reporting Requirements and the New SCIP Database
Background In 2018, the EU revised the Waste Framework Directive (WFD) to enable better recycling and disposal of waste. The aim was also to ensure that products containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) were safely recycled or disposed of at the end of the product’s life cycle. The revision tasked the European Chemicals Agency…Read more
Coronavirus and Measures at Actikem
At Actikem we believe in enhancing lives through chemistry. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged every sector of industry in every country and affected both companies and individuals. Whilst the pandemic took everyone by surprise, Actikem reacted quickly to implement a number of measures that now mitigate the risks presented by COVID-19. The continued well-being of…Read more
Supporting our Customers and Suppliers during the COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19 Update - 15th April 2020 Actikem would like to reassure you that we remain open for business In light of the developing situation surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19, we would like to reassure all our customers and suppliers that we remain open for business. As a chemical manufacturer, Actikem supplies chemicals to essential sectors…Read more
Actikem picks up global excellence Award!
Acquisition International Magazine has announced the winners of the 2020 Global Excellence awards and Actikem was delighted to pick up an Award in the category: Best for Bespoke Chemical Services 2020 – UK Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards were launched in 2016 to recognise and reward the firms and individuals whose commitment to sustained outstanding…Read more
It’s Graduation Time for Jodie and Matt!
It was very much a day of celebration recently for Jodie Brussels (Sales and Supply Chain Executive) and Matthew Crowther (Q.C. Technician) when their several years’ dedicated hard work culminated in their graduation from St. Helens College; Jodie with her CMI Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management, and Matt with his BTEC Level 4 HNC…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
Actikem Supports India Direct’s 9th Annual Charity Golf Day at Stockport Golf Club
India Direct’s 9th Annual Charity Golf Day, held at Stockport Golf Club on Monday 9th September 2019, offered a great opportunity for some friendly competition and an enjoyable day out, whilst raising money for a great charitable cause. Andrew Mooney (M.D.), a veteran member of Stockport Golf Club submitted a team, who, along with himself,…Read more
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…Read more