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Biesterfeld becomes exclusive distributor for Gen 2 Carbon

Biesterfeld one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products, pharma and food ingredient, is entering into a new partnership with Gen 2 Carbon, a pioneer in sustainable carbon fibre solutions. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld will exclusively represent and promote Gen 2 Carbon’s recycled carbon fibre products in the European Union, Norway, Turkey and Switzerland.

Biesterfeld becomes exclusive distributor for Gen 2 Carbon
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Perfect combination: sustainable, strong & lightweight  

Gen 2 Carbon has revolutionised the industry with its innovative approach to recycling carbon fibre, transforming waste materials into high-quality, reusable carbon fibre products. These products are not only environmentally friendly but also maintain the exceptional strength and lightweight properties associated with carbon fibre, making them ideal for a wide range of applications in automotive, aerospace, wind energy and marine industries.

Gen 2 Carbon’s recycled carbon fibre products offer a multitude of benefits, including reduced environmental impact, cost-effectiveness, and consistent performance. The products are manufactured using advanced recycling technologies that ensure the highest quality standards, making them a viable alternative to traditional carbon fibre materials.

We are delighted to partner with Gen 2 Carbon and bring their cutting-edge recycled carbon fibre products to our customers,” said Dr. Johannes Martin, Market Manager Composites & Tooling at Biesterfeld. “This collaboration aligns perfectly with our commitment to sustainability and innovation, providing our clients with superior materials that meet the growing demand for eco-friendly solutions.”

Gen 2 Carbon's recycled carbon fibre

Biesterfeld offers international network and local expertise  

Through this partnership, Biesterfeld will leverage its extensive distribution network and market expertise to introduce Gen 2 Carbon’s products to new markets and industries. This collaboration will facilitate the integration of sustainable materials into manufacturing processes, supporting the transition towards a circular economy.

We are excited to join forces with Biesterfeld, a company that shares our vision for sustainability and innovation,” stated Frazer Barnes, CEO of Gen 2 Carbon. “With Biesterfeld’s extensive international market reach, indepth local expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction, we are confident that our recycled carbon fibre products will achieve widespread adoption and contribute to more sustainable manufacturing practices.”

As the exclusive distributor, Biesterfeld will offer comprehensive support to customers, including technical expertise, tailored solutions, and seamless logistics. This partnership underscores Biesterfeld’s dedication to providing innovative and sustainable materials that drive progress in various industries.  

Gen 2 Carbon's recycled carbon fibre products

About Biesterfeld Spezialchemie  

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products, pharma and food ingredients. The company offers extensive market knowledge and tailor-made, application-based technical advice across a diverse product portfolio focusing on the requirements of selected industries, including composites and tooling, personal care and cleaning, healthcare, paints and coatings, adhesives, polyurethane, construction, nutrition, nutraceuticals, and electric, electronic and energy.

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is a division of the Biesterfeld Group, one of the world’s leading distribution and service companies in the field of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals. Founded in 1906 in Hamburg, Germany, today the group has more than 1100 employees across 50 locations in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa and generates an annual revenue of 1.38 billion EUR (FY 2023). The fully family-owned company operates in the business divisions Biesterfeld Plastic, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Biesterfeld Performance Rubber.  

About Gen 2 Carbon  

Gen 2 Carbon is at the forefront of the carbon fibre recycling industry, offering sustainable solutions that transform carbon fibre waste into high-quality, reusable products. With a focus on innovation and environmental responsibility, Gen 2 Carbon is dedicated to advancing the circular economy and reducing the carbon footprint of manufacturing processes.

Photos: Gen 2 Carbon’s recycled carbon fibre products (source: Biesterfeld).

More information www.gen2carbon.com