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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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Zainab Ikramullah Joins Actikem

Pictured: Zainab Ikramullah in the Actikem reception area   Hello and Welcome! In July 2019 we extended a warm welcome to Zainab Ikramullah who joinedActikem as a Sales and Marketing Executive. With her first-class BSc in Pharmaceutical Science from Greenwich University, and her passion for Marketing, she is well placed to assist the Management Team…
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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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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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