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B5.1 Training

Posted on November 26, 2020 B5.1 Training

Training on the new plant 5.1 commences as the five shift team leaders at Billingham complete a practical and classroom based two-week training course, gaining an in-depth understanding of plant equipment, going through standard operating procedures onsite and reviewing the plant manual. The team leaders successfully passed the plant knowledge test and will complete the […]

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Site Power Upgrade to Facilitate New Plant B5.1

Posted on August 24, 2020 Site Power Upgrade to Facilitate New Plant B5.1

SEQENS Custom Specialties Billingham have successfully carried out a site power upgrade, to facilitate CF Fertilisers and complete essential maintenance to the 11kv breaker which feeds the Seqens site. The upgrade enabled new protection settings to be installed into the breaker to facilitate the new transformer installed as part of the B5.1 project. The maintenance […]

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Seqens Goes Green with Electric Forklifts

Posted on April 2, 2020 Seqens Goes Green with Electric Forklifts

SEQENS Custom Specialties replaces existing diesel forklift trucks with Mitsubishi electric pneumatic tire forklifts, designed to efficiently maneuver in tight spaces, with more control. The electrical system has three motors to help maximise performance while minimising energy consumption.

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IChemE Teesside Annual Dinner

Posted on March 26, 2020 IChemE Teesside Annual Dinner

SEQENS Custom Specialties attended the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Teesside Members Group Annual Awards Dinner 2020. This year’s theme was innovation and guest speakers included international ultra-distance runner Sharon Gayter and Katherine Jackson, WSP, who provided insight to Net Zero. The evening comprised networking and awards to recognise talented individuals and diversity/inclusion in the […]

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International Women’s Day 2020

Posted on March 20, 2020 International Women’s Day 2020

An equal world is an enabled world. Seqens Custom Specialties celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020! This year’s IWD theme is ‘each for equal’, to emphasise that gender equality is essential for economies and communities to thrive. The theme is drawn from a notion of ‘Collective Individualism’. 2019 welcomed Helen Webster as the new Managing […]

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New Year New Plant

Posted on January 9, 2020 New Year New Plant

SEQENS Custom Specialties enters 2020 with exciting developments as construction of the new plant at Billingham makes significant progress. December 2019 saw the installation of the new duplex stainless steel reactor and distillation column. Two cranes were used to ‘top and tail’ the vessels and guide them into position. 3D scans are being processed to generate […]

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Posted on December 20, 2019 Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Team SEQENS, in collaboration with the Sea Cadets Middlesbrough, generously donated to the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal 2019! The donations were distributed at the ‘In Out of the Cold’ event, aimed at homeless people and those suffering hardship. It was the event’s 10th year anniversary at Middlesbrough Town Hall and comprised hot food, live music […]

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High Purity Cyclohexene

Posted on December 20, 2019 High Purity Cyclohexene

SEQENS Custom Specialties drives forward on serving customers with high purity (99.9%) Cyclohexene with less than 400ppm water and no alcohol or alkenyl impurity present. The group has the ability to flex its assets to produce small quantities for small users or thousands of mt for high volume users, with demanding specifications. Image: Plant 2.1 […]

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CBI Business Dinner

Posted on December 19, 2019 CBI Business Dinner

Plant Manager Emily Anderson attended CBI (Confederation of British Industry) Business Dinner on 21st November. CBI Director-General Dame Carolyn Fairbairn shared fresh perspectives on the current political and economic issues impacting the business environment, with insights from conversations with Westminster and Brussels. Thank you Womble Bond Dickinson for being an excellent host.

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IET Annual Dinner and Reunion

Posted on November 11, 2019 IET Annual Dinner and Reunion

SEQENS Custom Specialties attended the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Teesside Annual Dinner and Reunion 2019 on Friday 1st November in Middlesbrough. The IET is a multidisciplinary professional engineering institution and a global, diverse platform for over 168,000 engineering and technology professionals in 150 countries. SEQENS joined host, Teesside University and enjoyed an evening of networking and […]

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