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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • We have lift off!

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 cleans up again

    Fully Automated Effluent Treatment SystemA high profile global food company was continually battling to keep its effluent discharge within its consent levels at one of its UK based plant with stiff financial consequences.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Chem Resist Install Key Elements For A Bespoke Waste Recovery Plant

    Polyethylene Process VesselsWorking alongside our new client, piloting a cutting edge technology, Chem Resist designed & manufactured a range of High Density Polyethylene Process Vessels totalling over 160,000 litres in volume. 

  • Maximising Floor Space With Close Proximity Integral Bunds

    Close Proximity Integral BundsAs most industries strive to maximise available floor space, it has become essential for Chem Resist to develop the ability to have close proximity integral bunds with their storage tanks.

  • Spiral wound plastic tanks: a quarter of a century—not out!

    Seamus QuinnThe following is an edited version of an interview with Chem Resist’s Chairman, Seamus Quinn, which appeared recently in ABC Magazine:

  • Wire Cleaning Solution Exports Globally

    Due to the limitless manufacturing possibilities with Thermoplastics, Chem Resist continue to deliver bespoke solutions in corrosive applications.

    The Polypropylene Wire Cleaning System is proving to be a real success, with installations in the UK, as well as Canada and America.

  • Fully Automated Sulphuric Acid Dilution Plant for The Royal Mint

    Chem Resist by Royal AppointmentAs part of a drive to improve efficiency and safety within material cleaning, The Royal Mint appointed Chem Resist to provide a Fully Automated Sulphuric Acid Dilution Plant at its prestigious works in Llantrisant, South Wales.

25 Years Anniversary

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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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