Biochemica kicks up support for charity in football tournament

The 2013 Biochemica charity football team

The Biochemica UK Ltd team is gearing up to take part in a charity football tournament in a bid to raise money for six Teesside charities.

Set to take place at Middlesbrough Football Club’s Riverside Stadium on Saturday 3rd May, the Agile Group Annual Charity Football Tournament will raise funds for Zoe’s Place, Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation, Teesside Hospice, Butterwick Hospice Care, Daisy Chain and MFC in the Community.

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Biochemica has the right chemistry for CBA

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Biochemica UK Ltd has gained membership to the Chemical Business Association (CBA) – the voice of the UK chemical supply chain.

The Teesside headquartered water management company, which supplies specialist water and wastewater treatment chemicals coupled with technical services to its nationwide client base, now holds Distributor Membership to the CBA following a formal application process.

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I’m a Warehouse Assistant… Get Me Out of Here!

The charity Bushtucker Trial Table

Biochemica’s Warehouse Assistant has raised over £200 for a children’s charity after braving a gruesome ‘Bushtucker Trial’.

Mark Taylor, who handles the day-to-day operations of Biochemica’s 2,400 square metre warehouse and the management of its specialist water treatment chemicals, swapped his PPE for a bib as part of an ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’ inspired charity event.

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Ben bags Business Administration Apprenticeship at Biochemica

Administrative Assistant Ben Nath with HSE Manager Stephen Andrew

Water and wastewater treatment firm, Biochemica UK Ltd is showing its support for National Apprenticeship Week 2014 with the appointment of a Business Administration Apprentice.

Ben Nath, 18 from Thornaby was selected by Biochemica bosses as the latest recruit to join the water treatment specialist’s ever-growing team and started his new role as Administrative Assistant during the nationwide awareness week.

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Top safety accreditation for Biochemica

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Billingham based water treatment specialist, Biochemica UK Ltd has been awarded accreditation from safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.

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Michelle makes a splash with marketing career at Biochemica

Intern of the Year runner up, Michelle Oliver, Marketing and Business Development Officer at Biochemica

Billingham based water treatment provider, Biochemica UK Ltd is once again celebrating the success of its staff after its Marketing and Business Development Officer scooped an award from the University of Sunderland.

Michelle Oliver beat off stiff competition from over 30 nominations for the university’s prestigious Intern of the Year award to take the runner up prize at the inaugural celebration event. Held at the National Glass Centre, the awards were hosted by Metro Radio’s Karen Wright and the University of Sunderland’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Julie Mennell.

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Ready, Steady… Grow!

The 2012 Team Bio Tash, which has reformed for Movember 2013

Following the hair raising success of Biochemica’s inaugural Movember efforts last year, ‘Team Bio Tash’ has reunited in an attempt to raise vital funds for prostate and testicular cancer initiatives.

Staff at the North East’s largest water treatment firm have also encouraged family members, clients and suppliers to discard their razors and join the team, which raised over £2,700 for the 2012 campaign.

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COMMENTARY: Water management can improve your reputation

Biochemica's Commercial and Technical Director, Dr Tim Robinson

Earlier this year, the Carbon Trust launched the world’s first independent international certification to recognise and encourage water use reduction and management – the Carbon Trust Water Standard. Dr Tim Robinson, Commercial and Technical Director and co-owner of water treatment specialist Biochemica UK Ltd, shares his thoughts on what organisations can gain from the award and advises on practical steps they can take to meet its requirements.

The Carbon Trust Water Standard is the latest endorsement to come from the leading international certification body, following the successful roll out of its Carbon Standard in 2008. The award provides independent verification and recognition of an organisation’s water credentials. Effectively, it acts as a powerful symbol for firms to globally communicate that they are measuring, managing and reducing their water footprint.

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Biochemica’s Warehouse Manager puts his foot to the pedal for charity

Biochemica's Warehouse Operations Manager Dave Thomas starts his Coast-to-Coast challenge

Biochemica UK Ltd’s Warehouse Operations Manager is raising money for a local charity by undertaking not one, but two gruelling Coast-to-Coast cycling challenges.

Dave Thomas, who is based at the water management specialist’s head office in Billingham, has already completed the first of his Coast-to-Coast rides, cycling 170 miles from Morecambe to Bridlington following the scenic Way of the Roses route.

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Biochemica encourages customer feedback with 2013 Satisfaction Survey

As part of its commitment to providing high quality services, products and support to its UK-wide client base, water management expert Biochemica UK Ltd has released its annual Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Issued to each of the water treatment firm’s clients, the Biochemica Customer Satisfaction Survey aims to gather feedback on performance as a means to determine opportunities to enhance the overall customer experience. The survey forms part of Biochemica’s Quality Assurance System, which is accredited by the ISO9001 standard and adheres to continuous improvement processes.

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Biochemica is launching a new website

As a result of company growth and part of ongoing expansion plans, Biochemica UK Ltd is set to reveal a brand new website next month.

The new Biochemica site, which is being developed by Middlesbrough-based House of Type will boast a sleek new look and enhanced functionality, plus wider information on the water treatment firm’s business activities, services and products.

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Biochemica raises the standard with new service

Water treatment specialist Biochemica UK Ltd has launched a bespoke new service which supports firms in achieving the Carbon Trust Water Standard, a new certification awarded to companies that measure, manage and reduce their water use.

As one of the first water management companies to get behind the Carbon Trust Water Standard, Biochemica is leading the way in inspiring businesses to address their water consumption and gain recognition for their efforts.

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Biochemica is fighting fit with health and safety standard


Water treatment specialist Biochemica UK Ltd has once again achieved the OHSAS 18001:2007 standard, demonstrating the company’s commitment to maintaining high levels of health and safety.

OHSAS 18001 is the most internationally recognised occupational health and safety management systems standard. The award helps organisations across all manner of industries to develop and uphold demonstrably sound health and safety practices.

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