EUROGUM A/S and Bang & Bonsomer A/S Merger ConfirmedClose
21 August 2023 We’re happy to announce the completion of …
21 August 2023
We’re happy to announce the completion of the merger between EUROGUM A/S and Bang & Bonsomer A/S.
EUROGUM A/S is now officially part of Bang & Bonsomer A/S. All the rights and responsibilities of EUROGUM A/S have been smoothly transferred to Bang & Bonsomer A/S.
No changes are happening to where we operate. Our team, office, and production facilities at Stamholmen 111A, 2650 Hvidovre, remain exactly as they were.
Any agreements and duties previously managed by EUROGUM A/S are now under the responsibility of Bang & Bonsomer A/S.
EUROGUM plays a pivotal role in the food industry by manufacturing carrageenan and alginate. These ingredients are widely used in various food products to enhance stability, texture, and mouthfeel.
To learn more about EUROGUM’s products and offerings, please visit: https://eurogum.bangbonsomer.com/
What This Means
This merger aims to make things easier for us and allow us to grow better. By simplifying our group structure, we can work more effectively.
If you have any questions, please get in touch with:
Henri Christensen at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re excited about the opportunities this merger brings and anticipate a fruitful future as we continue our journey together.
Bang & Bonsomer Group Oy acquired the entire share capital of Korves Oy in FinlandClose
On 7 June 2023, Bang & Bonsomer Group Oy acquired …
On 7 June 2023, Bang & Bonsomer Group Oy acquired the entire share capital of Korves Oy in Finland. Korves is a Finnish family-owned company founded in 1992, employing 18 individuals.
Korves’ core business revolves around the manufacturing, marketing, and sales of speciality chemicals for water treatment and energy production, as well as supplying associated accessories. Through decades of research, testing, and product development, Korves delivers high-value products and services to its customers.
The main applications for Korves’ products include district heating systems, steam systems such as thermal and power plants, and various industrial water process systems. The company aims to enhance customer energy efficiency and prevent and resolve water impurity-related issues through water samples, analyses, and the use of appropriately selected products.
Additionally, the company manufactures and distributes various industrial chemicals, heat transfer fluids, cleaning chemicals, property maintenance chemicals, as well as water treatment equipment such as water softeners and various water filters. Korves’ range of services also encompasses the commissioning of equipment and chemicals.
Bang & Bonsomer, headquartered in Finland, is a smart materials technology company that provides a wide range of industrial raw materials and additives to various industries and operates in 14 countries. The company is divided into five business divisions, each serving different industrial sectors. In 2022, Bang & Bonsomer achieved a turnover of €215 million and employed over 300 people.
This acquisition will strengthen Bang & Bonsomer’s position, particularly in process chemistry applications. Korves will become part of the Environment & Industry business division, which focuses on water treatment and process chemistry solutions.
Together, Bang & Bonsomer and Korves will offer customers an excellent range of industrial water treatment, energy production, and various other industrial process chemicals and services.
Helsinki, 7 June 2023
CEO, Bang & Bonsomer
Chairman of the Board, Korves
Managing Director, Korves
Bang & Bonsomer has acquired part ownership in PALONOT OYClose
Bang & Bonsomer Group has invested in Palonot Oy and …
Bang & Bonsomer Group has invested in Palonot Oy and become a significant shareholder in Palonot Oy. Palonot continues as an independent company, meanwhile Bang & Bonsomer provides strong support in bringing Palonot’s products and technology to the markets.
Bang & Bonsomer is an innovative material technology company with a turnover of more than 200 million euros, operations in 14 countries and having employees over 300.
Palonot is an innovation, manufacturing and sales company for today’s latest fire protection technology, which solves many challenges existing often in wood fire protection.
By becoming a partner and an anchor investor of Palonot OY, Bang & Bonsomer continues on its chosen path to become an innovative and trustful supplier for various surface treatment materials used in wood industry applications.
More information and answers for possible questions related to the topic:
Head of Technology Jari Kukkonen
Bang & Bonsomer:
COO Eero Kangaslahti
Bang & Bonsomer at FinnBuild 2022 ExpoClose
Bang & Bonsomer will be attending the FinnBuild expo 2022 …
Bang & Bonsomer will be attending the FinnBuild expo 2022 between the 4th and 6th of October at Helsinki Expo Centre (Messukeskus), Messuaukio 1, Helsinki.
Bang & Bonsomer will be showcasing the Polyurethanes business unit and its smart material technologies together with our contractors:
4.10: Anpe Oy
5.10: Pinnoitus Ureaukot Oy
6.10: W-Eristys Oy
You will be able to find Bang & Bonsomer stand at the location 6m78.
FinnBuild is an international Building and Building Services Fair. FinnBuild showcases the latest products and services, working methods and solutions for construction and building technology, as well as wide variety of programme for trade professionals.
The fair is largest of its kind in Finland for the construction industry by attending companies, amount of visitors, and by the surface area alike.
In 2018, a total of 25,253 visitors attended the FinnBuild.
Information on Bang & Bonsomer’s position in Russia and UkraineClose
Bang & Bonsomer has been operating to a significant extent …
Bang & Bonsomer has been operating to a significant extent in Russia and Ukraine.
Activities in Ukraine are currently temporarily frozen, however, the company continues to pay salaries to its employees and has made some small deliveries to a few local customers.
Meanwhile, in Russia, Bang & Bonsomer has been engaged in active negotiations to reduce its financial and legal liabilities in the country.
This process takes time and needs to be legally compliant in order to protect the company, its employees, and its partners.
Bang & Bonsomer has suspended all new investments in Russia and will not engage in any new business in Russia until further notice.
Bang & Bonsomer Group Acquires Topplast in EstoniaClose
1 November 2021, Tallinn Bang & Bonsomer Group has acquired …
1 November 2021, Tallinn
Bang & Bonsomer Group has acquired Topplast’s business in Estonia. The companies will combine their product portfolio and sales team. Bang & Bonsomer will continue to serve its customers and business partners through an expanded operational network and a larger sales team.
The acquisition will support Bang & Bonsomer’s growth ambitions in the distribution of raw materials for the composite materials industry in Northeast Europe. The company is continuously developing its service concepts, brand portfolio, and service network.
Topplast was founded in 1991 as a distribution company in Estonia. The company has focused on supplying raw materials for the composite materials industry in Estonia and neighbouring countries. Topplast’s team has years of experience and extensive know-how in the industry.
ABOUT BANG & BONSOMER
Bang & Bonsomer is a smart materials technology company and a distributor of a wide range of industrial raw materials and additives in Finland, Scandinavia, the CIS countries, the Baltic States, and Poland. Bang & Bonsomer has six industry-focused business units specialising in sales and services for various industrial applications and is expanding its portfolio of products and brands. In 2020, the group had a turnover of €170 million and over 300 employees.
For more information, please contact Tonu Saar, Director of the Composites Business Unit of Bang & Bonsomer Group. E-mail: email@example.com
Imerys Performance Minerals expands distribution partnership with Bang & BonsomerClose
Our customers will benefit from streamlined regional access to IMERYS’ …
- Our customers will benefit from streamlined regional access to IMERYS’ extensive speciality minerals portfolio backed by BANG & BONSOMER’s technical expertise and local market knowledge.
- The agreement builds on a long-standing partnership between the two companies, now to include Paint & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Rubber, and Plastic Markets. This long established cooperation will per 1.1.2022 be further extended to new product groups and countries to include Russia (excluding the Plastic Market), Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland.
IMERYS, a world leader in mineral-based speciality solutions for industry, and BANG & BONSOMER, a Market Leader in Speciality Chemicals Distribution with a strong local presence in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the Baltic States, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, and Kazakhstan, are pleased to announce the extension of their distribution agreement. BANG & BONSOMER will now represent IMERYS Performance Minerals as its Preferred Distributor for the Paint & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Rubber, and Plastic Markets
Strengthening the partnership is expected to provide customers with a consolidated point of contact, ready to provide access to IMERYS’ extensive multi-mineral product portfolio, supported by BANG & BONSOMER´s technical sales expertise and extensive footprint in the region.
BANG & BONSOMER will represent the Paint & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Rubber, and Plastic Markets the following IMERYS`s minerals:
- Ball Clays
- Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC)
- Diatomite Earth
The world leader in mineral-based speciality solutions for industry, with €4.6 billion revenue and 18,000 employees, IMERYS delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals, and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption, and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes. For additional information, please visit: www.imerys.com or www.imerys-performance-minerals.com.
ABOUT BANG & BONSOMER
Bang & Bonsomer is a material technology company and a distributor for a wide range of industrial raw materials and additives in Finland, Scandinavia, CIS-countries, the Baltic States, and Poland. Bang & Bonsomer has six industry-oriented business units that specialise in sales and services for various industry focused applications and expand the portfolio of own products and brands. In 2020, the Group sales were 170 M€ and the number of employees over 300.
Imerys Performance Minerals PARP EMEA
43 quai de Grenelle
Coatings & Constructions Business Unit Director
Bang & Bonsomer Group Oy
Itälahdenkatu 18 A
00210 Helsinki, Finland
Polymers & Packaging Business Unit Director
Bang & Bonsomer Group Oy
Itälahdenkatu 18 A
00210 Helsinki, Finland
Bang & Bonsomer acquires majority of the shares in CostechClose
As of September 2nd, 2021 Bang & Bonsomer has acquired 51% …
As of September 2nd, 2021 Bang & Bonsomer has acquired 51% of the shares in Costech Chemicals ApS. Previous owner Mr. Klaus Buhl will stay as a minority owner with 49% of the shares.
Costech is a chemical distribution company specializing in raw materials and additives sales and service for personal care, home care, and pharma industries in the Nordic countries. The company is located in Smorum, close to Copenhagen, Denmark.
Bang & Bonsomer is a material technology company and a distributor for a wide range of industrial raw materials and additives in Scandinavia, Finland, CIS countries, and the Baltic States. Bang & Bonsomer has six industry-oriented business units that specialize in sales and services for industry-focused applications. In 2020 Group sales were 170 M€ and employees over 300. Bang & Bonsomer’s head office is located in Helsinki, Finland.
The cross-merger of businesses strengthens Costech’s and Bang & Bonsomer’s product offering for the personal care, home care, and pharma industries in the Nordics. Costech’s organization will be operationally merged to Bang & Bonsomer’s Beauty & Clean business unit, and Costech’s personnel will report to Beauty & Clean business unit director Aet Jässi. Costech will benefit from Bang & Bonsomer’s business organization in the different countries as well as the knowledge and technical support including the use of Bang & Bonsomer’s application laboratory, marketing, and regulation management. Bang & Bonsomer will benefit from Costech’s well established position and customer knowledge in the Scandinavian area.
September 2nd, 2021
CEO, Bang & Bonsomer
Owner, Costech Chemicals
For further information please contact:
Bang & Bonsomer Group, Beauty & Clean Business Unit Director Aet Jässi, firstname.lastname@example.org
Costech Chemicals, Owner Klaus Buhl, email@example.com
Bang & Bonsomer acquires EurogumClose
As of March 31 2021 Bang & Bonsomer has acquired …
As of March 31 2021 Bang & Bonsomer has acquired all shares of Eurogum A/S in Denmark and Eurogum Polska Sp Zoo in Poland.
Eurogum is an independent Danish manufacturer of carrageenan and alginate based functional preparations to meat, dairy, pet food and other food industry applications. Constant product development, innovation and consistent quality control along with its proximity to markets and ability to satisfy customer needs, have been key parameters for Eurogum’s success and growth.
Bang & Bonsomer is a material technology company and a distributor for a wide range of industrial raw materials and additives in Finland, Scandinavia, CIS-countries and the Baltic States. Bang & Bonsomer has six industry-oriented business units that specialize in sales and services for industry focused applications. In 2020 Group sales were 170 M€ and employees over 300.
The acquisition strengthens Bang & Bonsomer’s position within various applications in food industry and particularly in R&D and sales of own products. It also enables the expansion of Eurogum sales further to Baltic states and CIS-countries and strengthens Bang & Bonsomer business platform in Scandinavia.
The acquisition will strengthen EUROGUM’s market approach in the future and the high level of services, quality of products, short delivery times will continue. Crucial parameters like flexibility and customer focus will remain in the new ownership of Bang & Bonsomer.
All the personnel of Eurogum, except the former owner Mikael Eriksen, will continue their employment in Bang & Bonsomer. Eurogum A/S and Eurogum Polska Sp Zoo will be merged to Bang & Bonsomer Group.
Helsinki, 14th of April 2021
CEO, Bang & Bonsomer
For further information please contact: www.bangbonsomer.com
Bang & Bonsomer increases gelcoat tinting capacity in KokkolaClose
On Thursday 4.2.2021, a new production line for tinted gelcoats …
On Thursday 4.2.2021, a new production line for tinted gelcoats was initiated in Kokkola. Kokkola is considered as a strategic location due to generally centralized production site and being closer to main customer market area.
Bang&Bonsomer can now provide tinted gelcoats of both POLYCOR and NORPOL brands. Two strong brands in portfolio allows B&B to provide a versatile variety of high-quality gelcoats in different color shades.
Examples of product line:
- Marine quality gelcoats for boat and yacht manufacturing
- Industrial quality gelcoats
- Fire retardant quality gelcoats for infrastructure
Unicolor obtains ISO 9001:2015 certificationClose
Unicolor by Bang & Bonsomer is a recognized brand in …
Unicolor by Bang & Bonsomer is a recognized brand in the plastics industry aiming to be the best in class in flexibility, service, and lead time towards the customers. The products are manufactured in company’s own site in Ängelholm, Sweden. As result of external audit by Lloyds’, Unicolor’s quality management system was certified as operational and compliant with ISO 9001:2015 in development, manufacturing, sales, and distribution of color masterbatches, additives and compounds.
Ensuring the health and safety of our employees and their …
Ensuring the health and safety of our employees and their families as well as continuity of business for our customers is not an easy combination this spring. We are however determined to do our best in the challenging environment.
Bang & Bonsomer Group has established a task force headed by CEO Mikko Teittinen to follow the situation and take necessary measures on the Group level. Our own operations continue as usual and we are in contact with suppliers and transportation companies.
Accounting for the wide scale of our business across industries and countries we cannot give general information on deliveries and product availability, but our sales personnel will inform customers immediately when/if a delay may be foreseen.
For further information, please contact your regular salesperson.
We wish you and your families good health.
RPKA XXIV International Scientific and Practical Conference 2019Close
Please meet us at RPKA XXIV International Scientific and Practical …
Please meet us at RPKA XXIV International Scientific and Practical Conference on October 21- 23 in Moscow, 84 Vernadsky Ave., RANHIGS and at Intercharm 2019 on October 23-26 in Crocus expo.
Re-think skin glow with our new solution “Glowing with health” for bright skin and healthy-looking complexion
New acquisition is ScandinaviaClose
Bang & Bonsomer acquires Kiranto Foods A/S As of August …
Bang & Bonsomer acquires Kiranto Foods A/S
As of August 7, 2019 Bang & Bonsomer has acquired all shares of Kiranto Foods A/S.
Kiranto Foods A/S is a Scandinavian producer of functional and spice blends with production facilities and offices in Farum, Denmark. Kiranto Foods A/S is specialized in customized high quality food blends for the meat and convenience foods applications. Innovation, quality, knowledge and service are important and fundamental values for the company to offer customers new and unique product solutions.
Bang & Bonsomer is a material technology company and a distributor for a wide range of industrial raw materials and additives in Finland, Scandinavia, CIS-countries and the Baltic States. Bang & Bonsomer has seven industry-oriented business units that specialize in sales and services for industry focused applications. In 2018 group sales were 170 M€ and employees over 300.
The acquisition strengthens Bang & Bonsomer’s position within the meat and convenience foods industries. The acquisition enables expansion of Kiranto Foods A/S sales further to Nordic countries and it offers Bang & Bonsomer a platform to expand its other businesses into Denmark.
All the personnel of Kiranto Foods A/S, except the former owners Anders and Kirsten Toft, will continue in Bang & Bonsomer. Kiranto Foods A/S will be merged to Bang & Bonsomer Group and Kiranto will stay as a brand name for the products in Denmark.
Helsinki, 7th of August 2019
Mikko Teittinen Anders Toft
CEO, Bang & Bonsomer Managing Director, Kiranto Foods
For further information please contact:
Kiranto Foods A/S, Johnny Poulsen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bang & Bonsomer acquires majority of shares in a clean-tech …
Bang & Bonsomer acquires majority of shares in a clean-tech company Betulium Oy and invests in application development, commercialisation and production of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) and nanocellulose (CNF) based on Betulium’s technology.
A production factory is built in Säkylä Finland to produce MFC from agricultural side streams, such as sugar beet and potato pulp which are left after sugar or starch extraction. The factory produced first commercial scale production in March 2019. Bang & Bonsomer will market MFC and CNF globally under FIBRY brand name.
FIBRY is a natural high-tech polymer, which can replace synthetic polymers in various industrial applications, such as paints & coatings, construction, personal & home care, food, feed, composites and packaging. FIBRY has a low carbon footprint and as a natural polymer FIBRY is not a source of micro-plastics like synthetic polymers.
Bang & Bonsomer has been an investor in Betulium since 2017, and the companies have had close cooperation in technical application development and commercialization of MFC and CNF. Co-operation has been very promising, and companies see a large global potential for FIBRY.
Bang & Bonsomer is a material technology company and a distributor for a wide range of industrial raw materials and additives in Finland, Scandinavia, CIS-countries and the Baltic States. Bang & Bonsomer has seven industry-oriented business units that specialize in sales and services for industry focused applications. In 2018 group sales were 170 M€ and number of employees over 300.
Betulium’s founders Marko Lauraeus and Antti Laukkanen will stay in the company after acquisition as key managers for further development of FIBRY technology and as minority shareholders of Betulium.
For further information, please contact
Bang & Bonsomer Group Oy
Chief Operating Officer
Tel. +358 40 530 6134
Chief Executive Officer
Tel. +358 45 673 4159
Chief Scientific Officer
Tel. +358 40 750 6060
BU Beauty & Clean participate at SEPAWA Nordic in Malmö …
BU Beauty & Clean participate at SEPAWA Nordic in Malmö Sweden on 6-7 May. Come and meet us there!
We invite you to visit our stand at the exhibition …
We invite you to visit our stand at the exhibition “RosUpack 2019”, which will be held in Moscow on June 18-21. We will present a wide range of modern packaging solutions from Europe and Asia.
Bang & Bonsomer as authorized distributor of Polynt-Reichhold GroupClose
We are pleased to inform that Bang & Bonsomer has …
We are pleased to inform that Bang & Bonsomer has been appointed by Polynt-Reichhold Group as the distributor for the whole range of unsaturated polyester resin products including the brands as Polylite®, Dion®, Norpol®, Hydrex®, Envirolite®, Atprime®, Distriton®, Norsodyne®, Enydyne®, Epovia®, Armoflex®, Polycor®, Gravicol® in Finland and in Lithuania.
Bang & Bonsomer will start operating also Polycolour tinting line for gelcoats and topcoats in Kotka warehouse facilities, inorder to guarantee fast coloring service of Norpol® branded gelcoats and topcoats for local composites customers. This investment jointly with our existing Kokkola tinting facility of Polycor® branded products, will widen our customer offering and assure stronger market coverage.
Bang & Bonsomer Group is a leading distributor and material technology partner for composites industry in Finland, Baltics States, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. We provide application focused technology solutions together with wide range of advanced and cost efficient composite materials. Bang & Bonsomer holds over 30 years experience in working with composites industries, making us one of the most trustworthy and knowledge partner for local industries.
For additional information, please contact:
Tõnu Saar, BU Director. Phone +372 6580010. E-mail email@example.com
RPKA XXIII International Scientific and Practical ConferenceClose
Please meet us at RPKA XXIII International Scientific and Practical …
Please meet us at RPKA XXIII International Scientific and Practical Conference “Cosmetic Industry – A Look into the Future”, which takes place on October 22- 24, 2018 in Moscow, 84 Vernadsky Ave., RANHIGS
We invite you to visit our stand to learn about Bang & Bonsomer solutions following the latest trends in cosmetics industry. Join the conference to discover unique approach to protect your skin from effects of daily stress.
Welcome to Our New Website!Close
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new …
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website!
As part of the revamping of our visual identity, our website has been redesigned to better reflect our diverse business range .
Also to provide a venue for collaboration and a more flexible and easier way for our clients and partners to find the information they need.
As of now, the English language website has been launched and we are working towards bringing Russian, Swedish, and Finnish versions online within this year.
We hope you like the new look of our website and find it easy to navigate!