Leadership

The knowledge and experience of the our team is crucial to the success of the company and the running of both our sites. The health and safety, quality control and the entire range of our products all rely on highly skilled employees working together.

Martyn Bainbridge

Chief Operating Officer

30 years of experience in the chemical industry in Dow and founder member of Chemoxy International.

Ian Stark

Chief Executive Office

35 years of experience in the chemical industry in Dow and founder member of Chemoxy International.

Neil McLoughlin

Chief Financial Office

30 years of experience in the manufacturing sector in Europe and the USA at Rutherford Chemicals and Chemoxy International.

Commercial Team

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  • Allan Jensen: Commercial Manager – Solvent Recovery
  • Anne Wardell: Commercial Manager – Custom Processing
  • Isabel Rumoroso: Commercial Manager – Performance Products
  • Sue Roberts: Contracts and Supply Chain Manager

TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP

At Seqens Custom Specialties, we have a 150-year history of applying chemistry to develop new materials ensuring that we are recognized as a global leader in the development and production of low VOC coalescents and environmentally friendly solvents. In recent times, we have developed new products for the personal care market and continue our focus on bio and recycled raw materials to further improve the sustainability of our performance product range.

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Our technical team also work diligently to support our custom processing business, collaborating with customers to ensure we add value as our Customer’s outsourcing partner.

Seqens Custom Specialties’ collaborative innovation and development programs are led by :

  • Brian Tarbit: Global Technical and Business Manager
  • Rick Mitford: Research & Development Manager

Production sites

Address Road 11 CF Fertilizer Process Park
TS23 1PY Billingham
Business Line Specialty Ingredients
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Cosmetic / Custom Manufacturing / Solvent Revovery / Own products
Mail info.CS@seqens.com
More information

Surface: 42, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 4 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-35 m³ capacity with associated distillation columns of 6-30 plates
  • Glass lined reaction vessel (14 m³)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

  • Esterification
  • Epoxidation
  • Methylation/Methyl chloride capping
  • Quaternisation
  • Transeterification

Secondary reactions

  • Acetal formation
  • Acetylation
  • Aldol condensation
  • Alkylation
  • Diels-Alder
  • Hydrolysis
  • Isomerisation
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation

Solvent Recovery

  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Aromatic solvents
  • Esters
  • Glycols
  • Ketones
  • Organic acids

Certifications:

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001

Packaging: Drumming and IBC filling facility

Address All Saints Refinery, Cargo Fleet Road, Cleveland,
TS3 6AF Middlesbrough
Business Line Solvent Recovery
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Specialty Ingredients
Mail info.CS@seqens.com
More information

Surface: 68, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 48 plate distillation column
  • 18 plate distillation column
  • 4 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-30m³ capacity with distillation columns attached (6-30 plates)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

  • Esterification
  • Etherification
  • Epoxidation
  • Methylation/Methyl chloride capping
  • Quaternisation
  • Transeterification

Secondary reactions

  • Acetal formation
  • Acetylation
  • Aldol condensation
  • Alkylation
  • Diels-Alder
  • Hydrolysis
  • Isomerisation
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation

Solvent Recovery

  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Aromatic solvents
  • Esters
  • Glycols
  • Ketones
  • Organic acids

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001

Packaging: Drumming and IBC filling facility