Biochemica gains green credential for fourth consecutive year

General Manager at Biochemica, Stephen Andrew

Water and wastewater treatment specialist, Biochemica UK Ltd has achieved the internationally recognised standard, ISO14001 in acknowledgement of its efforts towards reducing the company’s day-to-day impact on the environment.

ISO14001 sets out a framework for firms to identify and control their environmental impact and provides practical tools to ensure continuous improvement of environmental performance. Accreditation is awarded to companies that can demonstrate that their Environmental Management System (EMS) complies with the standard requirements.

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Biochemica supports new ISO standard to measure water footprint

Biochemica is supporting the ISO 14046 standard

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has launched a new globally recognised standard, ISO 14046 to assist all organisations with measuring the environmental impact of water use.

The new standard, which was published on 31 July 2014, allows businesses to conduct and report a water footprint assessment and determine methods to reduce potential environmental impacts.

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Biochemica is ready to ‘Meet the Members’ at NEPIC Conference and Exhibition

Biochemica is exhibiting at the NEPIC Meet the Members Conference and Exhibition 2015

Next month (June), leading water management company Biochemica UK Ltd will exhibit its water and wastewater treatment services at the annual Northeast of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) Meet the Members event.

Hailed as ‘the region’s chemical processing and supply chain event of the year’, the NEPIC Meet the Members Conference and Exhibition 2015 offers visitors the chance to hear from a top line up of speakers, attend one-to-one industry mentor meetings, join expert mini master classes and see 100 chemical supply chain exhibitors.

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Biochemica set to showcase its services at BASME Annual Conference

Biochemica is exhibiting at the BASME Annual Conference 2014

Biochemica UK Ltd, the North East’s leading private water management company is gearing up to showcase its services at a highly anticipated industry conference this month (November).

Biochemica, which specialises in water and wastewater treatment services and chemical products, will join a host of companies from across the region’s process industry and its supply chain to exhibit at the upcoming BASME Annual Conference 2014.

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Biochemica dresses for success

Water and wastewater treatment specialist, Biochemica UK Ltd has launched a new look uniform for its UK wide workforce as the company strives to cement its professional image and reputation.

Biochemica bosses invested in a range of fresh corporate clothing for its various teams and introduced a new company policy outlining the different circumstances of its use and PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) requirements.

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Biochemica scores for charity at Middlesbrough Football Club

Billingham based water treatment specialist Biochemica UK Ltd is celebrating after winning last weekend’s Agile Group Annual Charity Football Tournament, raising over £8,000 for six local causes in the process.

The Biochemica team was led to victory by former Middlesbrough and Sunderland star Julio Arca, who ensured that the team not only won the tournament but took the trophy for a penalty shootout challenge.

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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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