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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 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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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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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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