Ian Stark, CEO of Chemoxy International last week joined Teesside business leaders to review the case for Britain remaining in the EU. Nearly sixty representatives of Teesside businesses and charities attended an early morning breakfast meeting to hear the views of businessmen Ian Stark and Andy Preston, together with Jessie Joe Jacobs, North East field director of the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign. Chemoxy, a leading EU toll manufacturer, has ambitious plans to invest in its’ two UK sites in 2016/7 with Middlesbrough prioritising business continuity projects and Billingham investments focusing on growth and flexibility. This capital spend will ensure Chemoxy is fit for the future and enable the company to grow its exports to Europe. Chemoxy currently exports £20 million of goods per year to the EU, staying in the EU offers certainty in our trade arrangements with our key partners which will allow Chemoxy to plan for growth further into the future.