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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Watch this space!

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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Hartlepool Business Club helps Biochemica secure new contract

Crane close up

Billingham water treatment company Biochemica UK Ltd has joined forces with manufacturing firm Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) thanks to the Hartlepool Business Breakfast Club.

Biochemica has been awarded a year-long contract to provide Legionella monitoring services for Heerema’s domestic water systems, as well as implement processes to clean and disinfect water storage tanks with the use of specialist chemicals.

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Biochemica shortlisted for New Energy & Cleantech Award

Biochemica specialises in influent and effluent process requirements

Teesside water treatment specialist Biochemica UK Ltd has been recognised for its commitment to innovation after being shortlisted for a prestigious New Energy & Cleantech Award.

Hot on the heels of celebrating its staff achievements at the NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner, the Billingham-based firm has now been shortlisted as Innovator of the Year at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards. The national award acknowledges the developer of the most groundbreaking technology, product or service that benefits the environment.

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Biochemica is recruiting! North East Business Development Manager (CLOSED)

Biochemica is recruiting

The North East’s largest independently owned water treatment company, Biochemica UK Ltd is recruiting a permanent, full-time Business Development Manager to join its rapidly expanding team.

Biochemica, which is headquartered in Billingham offers a complete range of water treatment services and chemical products. Under the company’s Total Water Management philosophy, Biochemica is able to provide solutions for both influent and effluent requirements, and operates nationwide.

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Biochemica is recruiting! Service Chemist & Business Development Officer (CLOSED)

Biochemica is recruiting - Service Chemist

Biochemica UK Ltd, the North East’s largest independently owned water treatment company is seeking a permanent, full-time Service Chemist to join its dynamic team.

Newly headquartered in Billingham and operating nationwide, Biochemica offers a complete range of water treatment services and chemical products. Under the company’s Total Water Management philosophy, Biochemica is able to provide solutions for both influent and effluent requirements.

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