The food and beverage sector has a wide range of water treatment requirements, from stringent bacterial testing to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliance at all levels of operations. Biochemica Water, now part of VWT UK, provides a comprehensive water treatment service that can prove vital for companies within the food and beverage industry.

In the production of food and drink, taking appropriate measures to guarantee quality and ensure adherence to health and safety requirements is crucial. Due to the nature of the sector, a significant amount of safe, clean water is required across various stages of production,

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Here, we catch up with Sandra Rountree, Corporate Sales Manager at Biochemica Water Ltd – now part of VWT UK. In particular, we cover Sandra’s background, her current role, and what the water treatment chemicals company has to offer its customers.

Firstly, can you give us a brief overview of Biochemica?

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Biochemica Keeps it Clean

Biochemica Water Ltd., now part of Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) recently delivered a bespoke chemical solution to its long standing client, a leading rPET pellet and flake manufacturer. Crucially, it was necessary for the rPET pellets to adhere to the minimum cleanliness requirements of recycled plastic packaging for the food industry. As such the company required a chemical solution with superior cleaning qualities to ensure compliance every time.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

With the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the world is experiencing an unprecedented situation. At Biochemica Water Ltd our highest priority is the safety of our employees, customers and suppliers, however we also understand the need to maintain all core operations. The nature of our business means that the systems and services we provide are crucial to organisations with vital functions, such as the NHS, utilities,  pharmaceutical and other key industrial manufacturing sectors.

All of our office-based staff are now working remotely to minimise travel and contact; all of our teams can still be contacted when needed via phone and email. Scheduled meetings will continue but will be conducted using teleconferencing facilities. Our engineers are still visiting customer sites to ensure that service delivery is maintained and will be complying with all additional safety measures put in place at each site.

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Veolia Water Technologies UK Acquires Biochemica Water Ltd

Water technology expert Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) has acquired water and wastewater treatment specialist Biochemica Water Ltd. The move will see the organisation become one of the UK’s leading end-to-end suppliers to the municipal and industrial sectors – one of the few genuinely able to provide a complete technologies and services solution; covering process water, waste water, drinking water, sewage and sludge treatment , cooling water and hygiene chemicals.

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Our MD, John Fraser, signs up for charity sleepout…AGAIN

On Monday 11th November our Managing Director John Fraser will, once again, have his flask held close to him in his sleeping bag, resting his head on the cold floor as he prepares for a night sleeping rough. Why? He will be taking part in the CEO Sleepout event at Preston Park Museum in Stockton.

The charity, which raises money to fight homelessness and poverty across the UK, was set up in 2013 by philanthropist Andy Preston after two successful sleepout events were held at Middlesbrough FC and Newcastle United. CEO Sleepout events are now hosted in a number of cities across the UK each year, with executives from Leeds, Manchester, London and Northumberland to take part before the end of 2019.

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Join our team

Biochemica is constantly changing and evolving and we‘re looking for people with big ambitions, hard skills and a positive attitude to join our ever-growing team.

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Biochemica Water joins Teesside Hospice

Biochemica Water are delighted to announce that we became Teesside Hospice Corporate Partner. The support we will be giving to the Hospice is going to help the organisation to deliver a quality service of care to more local people and their families.

Anne Cooling, Corporate Manager at Teesside Hospice said ‘It is with great pleasure that Teesside Hospice welcomes Biochemica Water Ltd as a Corporate Partner. This level of support is very much appreciated and is so important to ensure end of life care continues throughout Teesside.’

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We are recruiting

We are looking for professionals with passion, dedication and commitment to excellence and innovation who are interesting in contributing to regional development whilst supplementing their income in Assistance Account Manager/Service Chemist.

Assistant Account Manager – Job – Advertisement

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Biochemica makes a splash with appointment of new MD

North East-based water and wastewater treatment specialist, Biochemica Group Ltd, has appointed a new managing director as part of its ambitious growth strategy.

The Billingham-headquartered Company, which counts major blue chip companies across a variety of sectors including food and beverage, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical and utilities among its most prestigious clients, recorded a turnover of £6m, up 23% on the previous year.

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