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  • Ian Guest retires after 46 years at Chem Resist

    "I look back and I'm really proud of what's been achieved"

    Ian Guest Retires from Chem Resist

    After over 46 years of working at Chem Resist, our longest serving employee Ian Guest (pictured here with Simon and Odelle Hewitt and Seamus Quinn) is retiring on 25th February 2021. We talk to him about some of his memories and achievements since starting in August 1974.

    “My working life actually began with 9 years at Resinform, which is where I used to work before I came here, and the move was all down to my mother really.

  • New announcement for 2021

    Exclusive Munsch distribution for the UK and Ireland

     (L to R) Christian Steinbrecher, Neil Williams and Monika Wagner-Henschel in the Munsch offices, Germany.

    Chem Resist are excited to start 2021, with the announcement of our exclusive UK & Ireland distribution agreement with the world’s leading-manufacturer of mechanically sealed pumps, Munsch.

    In the 25th Anniversary year of the Fluid Transfer Division, the announcement cements Chem Resist’s position as the UK’s specialist distributor of premier-branded pumps for aggressive and corrosive applications.

  • Chem Resist – A Review of 2020

    2020 - Our Year in Review

    Chem Resist - A Review of 2020

    2020 has been a challenging year for everyone; we’ve used new ways of working to continue to manufacture and supply our customers throughout. We’d like to share some highlights…

    70% of our workforce have 5 years’ service or more. Thank you to everyone for their commitment and hard work during 2020.

  • New Water Recycling System to save 4M litres

    Investment continues with Recycling System for Hydrostatic Test water

    Thermoplastic  Storage Tanks

    Last month a further £70k was invested in ongoing site improvements, in the form of a recycling system for water used in Hydrostatic testing our Thermoplastic Storage Tanks.

    As we continue to manufacture ever-larger capacity tanks, driven by our customers maximising their site space and streamlining processes, we continually improve our own capabilities for production, handling, storage and also testing.

  • 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

    Chem Resist 2019 Review Title

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Chem Resist supports Local Charity

    Chem Resist supporting the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

    Holme Valley MRTChem Resist is pleased to announce that it has provided a donation of £3000 to the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team to enable the purchase of a customised gazebo for team events and fund raising.

  • Chem Resist present at International Conference

    Chem Resist on the global stage

    Chem Resist On The Global StageApril saw Chem Resist continue at the forefront of Storage Tank design, with an invitation to speak at TUV SUD’s Plastic Materials in Plant Engineering 6th International Conference in Munich.

  • Investment update

    Chem Resist Group Ltd continues to invest

    Chem Resist Group  Ltd continues to investAs part of a long term production enhancement programme Chem Resist has recently commissioned and installed 2 new multi axis overhead cranes within one of its secondary tank fabrication halls with a total investment of £50,000.00

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