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  • 10,000 pumps and counting...

    Fluid Transfer Division hits significant milestone

    Neil Williams Director of Fluid Transfer Division

    Chem Resist’s Fluid Transfer Division, founded in 1986, supplier of premium-branded pumps around the world, recently reached a significant milestone; supplying 10,000 pumps.

    The Division distributes premium-branded pumps including; Almatec, Munsch, World-Chemical and Pan-World and allocates each pump leaving the Dewsbury site with a serial number to identify and trace individual models in the field; the serial numbers have just passed 10,000.

  • Building Tall, Maximising Footprint

    A Christeyns UK Case Study

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    Christeyns UK is part of the Christeyns group, based in Ghent, Belgium. Its principal focus is the manufacture and supply of detergents, supporting hygiene chemicals and equipment for the commercial laundry sector and the food, beverage and dairy industries across the UK, with an additional focus on manufacturing chemicals for the construction sector.

    Chem Resist began a major project with Christeyns UK at their manufacturing site in Bradford during summer 2019 to provide 5 new thermoplastic storage tanks; 4 to replace existing aged chemical storage tanks and 1 additional 100,000 litre water storage tank to increase water availability on site.

  • National Apprentice Week 2020

    An Interview with Joe Rhodes

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    To celebrate National Apprentice Week 2020, we get to know Joe Rhodes who began his career at Chem Resist as a Fabrication Apprentice back in 2004. Joe is one of our longest-serving apprentices and is currently a Design Engineer.

    What did you do prior to joining Chem Resist?

    I began my apprenticeship back in September 2004, before that I was at school and working part-time at weekends for ASDA, in the Dewsbury store. For 8 months, I worked at Chem Resist and kept my weekend job, but it became too much and I handed my notice in at ASDA.

  • January 2020 Site Investment

    We have lift off!

    Spiral Crane medium

    We’ve had a busy start to 2020, January has already seen the installation, commissioning and operator training for a new overhead crane system in the Spiral Winding production facility at our Dewsbury site.

    The investment of over £100k, has been driven by our commitment to continuous site improvements and maintaining high health and safety standards and is further fuelled by customer demand for increasingly large tanks.

  • Chem Resist - A Review of 2019

    2019 - Our Year in Review

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    We've had another incredible year in 2019, we continue to grow, expanding the team and investing in our site in preparation for 2020. Read more about what we've done during this busy year.

    What a year 2019 has been! We've expanded the team in Dewsbury with 3 new recruits and successfully retained the extensive experience and skills of our hard working and dedicated team.

  • Thermoplastic Update

    Not a typical storage solution!

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    Read how Chem Resist’s market-leading experience in thermoplastics enabled the company to assist a member of the Great Britain windsurfing team with transport and storage for her windsurfing equipment.

    Local girl, Jennie Roberts began windsurfing during summer holidays as a child at holiday camps and family holidays abroad. By 2013 she’d mastered the basics and joined the local RYA (Royal Yachting Association) and the RYA 15 initiative aimed at introducing young people to windsurfing.

  • New Priority Service now available

    New Fluid Transfer Priority Service offers 90 minute order turn-round

    The Chem Resist Priority Service Team

    Launched on 1st October, a new Priority Service has been created to meet customer demand for replacement and new pumps in extremely urgent timeframes. The new service includes; order processing, pump assembly and full testing with the pump ready for despatch or courier collection all within just 90 minutes.

  • Tanks Return to Dewsbury

    Out with the old and in with the new!

    Polypropylene Process Tanks

    Chem Resist pride themselves on developing and maintaining excellent relationships with their customers, which is made easier with such high-quality products.

    Two Polypropylene Process Tanks (21.50m3 & 26.00m3) have recently been replaced, which have been in service in high temperature, acidic and alkaline conditions for 10 years and brought back to our works for inspection. Apart from some slight changes in appearance due to such a time in a busy plant, critical regions remain unchanged.

  • Almatec C-Series Update

    ALMATEC C-Series line extension

    ALMATEC C-Series line extension

    Almatec has extended the line of solid plastic C-Series Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps to include new C 40 (1-1/2”) and C 50 (2”) models. The C-Series pump line now consists of five pump sizes – C 10 (3/8”), C 15 (1/2”), C 25 (1”), C 40 (1-1/2”) and C 50 (2”) – and is available with flow rates from 22 l/min to 533 l/min. All sizes are available ATEX rated if required.

  • Chemical Engineer students join the team

    Chem Resist has recently taken work placements for two University under graduates, Tom Carroll and Rebecca Townend

    Chem Resist has recently  taken work placements for two University under graduates, Tom Carroll and  Rebecca Townend

    Tom is studying Chemical Engineering at Newcastle University and has just finished his 3rd year; this is the second time that Tom has spent a work placement with Chem Resist.Rebecca is studying Chemical Engineering with Energy Engineering at Heriot – Watt University in Edinburgh and Rebecca has also just finished her 3rd year.

  • New Partnership Announcement

    World leader in chemical distribution chooses Chem Resist Group Ltd as a strategic partner

    World leader in chemical distribution chooses Chem Resist Group Ltd as a strategic partner

    When the global leader in chemical distribution embarked on building a brand new site in the North East of England they were keen to make sure the plant installed would complement its investment whilst providing the best available technology.

  • Exhibition News

    CHEMUK2019: UK Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo & Open Conference

    CHEMUK2019: UK Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo & Open Conference

    Chem Resist Group Ltd recently had a very busy 2 days at the new expo – CHEMUK 2019. This brand new UK chemical industries supply chain exhibition took place on 1st & 2nd May 2019, at the Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate.

  • ChemiGuard Update

    NEW ChemiGuard Pressurised Offload Cabinets

    ChemiGuard  Pressurised Offload CabinetsSince our ChemiGuard pressurised tanker offload cabinets were first introduced to the UK market their installation base has steadily increased. Nearly all of the feedback we get from users is very positive – mainly that the cabinets have increased the safety during tanker offloading - just as planned!

  • Magnetic Drive Pump Update

    Magnetic drive pumps to support manufacturing expansion

    Magnetic drive pumps to support manufacturing expansionChem Resist Fluid Transfer has recently supplied a further 8 magnetic drive pumps to support manufacturing expansion of a chemical manufacturer based in eastern UK.

  • Chem Resist Break UK Record

    The UK’s Largest Thermoplastic Bunded Storage Tank

    The UK’s Largest Thermoplastic Bunded Storage TankChem Resist once again broke new boundaries for Thermoplastic Storage Tanks with the successful installation of a 100m3 Waste Acid Storage Tank c/w Secondary Bund, which is the largest in the UK.

  • Amazing Almatec Performance

    10 Years and Counting….

    Chem Resist pumps

    In 2008 a number of pumps c/w pulsation dampers were supplied to a steel mill that produces a wide range of wire rod and rebar products, the pumps are used to transfer various acids on different parts of the manufacturing process.

  • Chem Resist People Update

    Chem Resist commit to training and development

    Chem Resist have a continuing stream of Apprentice Fabricators, ensuring seamless transitions when some of our mature Fabricators move on to retirement.  The in-house training programmes, supported by our own Welder Training School and collaboration with local Education Partners is now embedded and works extremely well. 

  • Chemical Cleaning Company demands flexibity

    Almatec Mobile Pumping Systems

    Almatec Mobile Pumping Systems

    Working with a market-leading supplier of chemical cleaning solutions across the UK it was identified that a number of mobile pumping stations were required to pump chemicals from different blend vessels around the site.

  • Setting the Standard

    Leading the way in tank data books

    Leading the way in tank data booksThe release of The Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association (EEMUA) Publication 225 Edition 1 has highlighted the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout all stages of a tank’s life.

  • Thermoplastic Production Booms

    Ready to Store!

    Storage and Process Tanks at our manufacturing worksDue to continued increased demand, Chem Resist have run a number of 24 hour production campaigns.  This has led to an abundance of Storage and Process Tanks at our manufacturing works that are completed and ready to be delivered.

25 Years Anniversary

Chem Resist is currently celebrating a milestone

It's 25 years since Chem Resist started production of spiral wound thermoplastic storage tanks. Here's to many more years of innovation in this sector...

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