Biochemica Water Announced as Small Business of the Year Winners in 2018 NEPIC Annual Awards

Left to Right: Compere Steve Walls, Gareth Edmunds of Award sponsor Sirius Minerals, Dr Tim Robinson, Chairman of Biochemica Water, Dave Ruddy, CEO of Biochemica and Iain Wright, Chief Executive of NEPIC.

Water and wastewater treatment firm Biochemica Water has been recognised for its work by a Gold Label economic cluster.

Based in the heart of industrial Teesside, Billingham, the firm was named the Small Business of the Year at the North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) Annual Awards Dinner 2018, honouring the outstanding achievements of the companies and individuals who make up the chemical-processing industries in the North East of England. The prestigious event, held at Hardwick Hall, County Durham, was attended by 450 industry leaders on January 19.

Continue Reading

Biochemica fishes out new skills for apprentices

Scaling Up Apprentices fish tank

Water management company, Biochemica UK Ltd has unveiled a novel approach to teaching its apprentices new skills as it celebrates National Apprenticeship Week.

National Apprenticeship Week, which launched yesterday (14 March 2016) promotes the benefits and positive impacts apprenticeships bring to individuals, businesses and the economy.

Continue Reading

Biochemica boss opens search for next ‘Apprentice Great’ with NECC

Biochemica opens search for next Apprentice Great

Biochemica UK Ltd has launched a search to find its first Laboratory Technician Apprentice – the role which kick started the career of its Managing Director and gained him recognition as one of the region’s most successful business leaders.

Billingham headquartered Biochemica is the North East’s largest independent water and wastewater treatment specialist. Formed in 2007 by Managing Director Dave Ruddy and Commercial and Technical Director Dr Tim Robinson, the company has grown year-on-year and today operates nationwide and in Ireland with its sights set on international growth.

Continue Reading

Biochemica celebrates its Irish charm at 2016 NEPIC Awards

Biochemica at the NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2016

Water treatment specialist, Biochemica UK Ltd is celebrating success after its Sales Manager scooped a Young Achiever Award at the NEPIC (North East Process Industry Cluster) Annual Awards Dinner 2016.

The prestigious event, which took place at Hardwick Hall in Sedgefield, saw the cream of the crop of the North East process industry come together to witness the honouring of achievements from across the sector. Amongst the winners, Biochemica’s Dr Sandra Rountree was presented with the highly acclaimed Redhall Engineering Young Achiever Award within the Fine & Speciality Chemicals category.

Continue Reading

BIOCHEMICA IS RECRUITING! Water Hygiene Technician (Norfolk) (CLOSED)

Biochemica van

Water and wastewater treatment company Biochemica UK Ltd is recruiting a permanent, full-time Water Hygiene Technician to join its regional team in Norfolk as part of its continued expansion.

Headquartered in Billingham, Biochemica is the largest independent water treatment firm in the North East of England, operating nationwide and in Ireland to provide specialist water management services and chemical products across multiple industries.

Continue Reading

BIOCHEMICA IS RECRUITING! Service Chemist (Two Positions) (CLOSED)

Biochemica is recruiting - Service Chemist

Biochemica UK Ltd is seeking two permanent, full-time Service Chemists to join its dynamic team following a surge in demand and significant expansion.

Due to increased customer demand in the North East and North West, Biochemica, which is headquartered in Teesside, is looking to bolster its team to support existing and future water management contracts in the region and beyond.

Continue Reading

Biochemica statement in response to SSI Steelworks closure

Worker welding steel

“The news of the closure to the coke ovens and blast furnace at SSI steelworks is devastating. Although Biochemica is not directly affected by this decision, we work with multiple steel producers across the UK and the supply chain and can understand the distress that the thousands of employees face, not to mention the local economy and communities which will encounter uncertainty over the coming months.

“Biochemica was formed in Teesside, where we continue to hold our headquarters so a large proportion of our staff are local to the area. Almost all of us have a connection to the steel production heritage Teesside has been proud to be part of and know someone or another local business that will suffer as a result of the closure. Personally, my own grandparents worked at the plant as well as other family members so this news is extremely upsetting.

Continue Reading


blue water droplet

Leading water management firm, Biochemica UK Ltd is recruiting a permanent, full-time, Legionella Risk Assessor.

As one of just a handful of UK companies to provide both water and wastewater treatment solutions, Biochemica specialises in six core business streams, all supported by complete engineering and equipment capabilities. The core business streams are:

Continue Reading


Biochemica is recruiting Field Engineer

Water and wastewater treatment company, Biochemica UK Ltd is recruiting a permanent, full-time Field Engineer to support its nationwide client base.

Biochemica provides specialist water management services and chemical products across the healthcare (including the public sector), energy, pharmaceuticals, chemical manufacture, automotive manufacture, steel works, aggregates, paint and coatings, building services, municipal and food and beverage sectors, plus many more.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading