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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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Continued Investment in the Custom Specialty Business

Posted on November 4, 2019 Continued Investment in the Custom Specialty Business

SEQENS Custom Specialties is pleased to announce the continued investment in the Custom Specialty business at the Chemoxy Billingham site, with a new plant to support the growth of cosmetic ingredients. The team are proud to report that the existing plant has achieved ISO22716 for Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). The cosmetic ingredients are also now […]

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Plant M2.1 Recommission

Posted on November 2, 2019 Plant M2.1 Recommission

SEQENS Custom Specialties are pleased to annouce that the recommissioning of plant 2.1 at the Middlesbrough site is complete! The plant underwent extensive improvements, which included a new reactor (1.37x larger working volume and hot oil internal coils with 1.54x more surface area). The plant now also comprises new load cells, agitator, discharge cooler and nitrogen […]

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National Customer Service Week 2019

Posted on October 28, 2019 National Customer Service Week 2019

SEQENS Custom Specialties joined the nation and celebrated National Customer Service Week (NCSW) 2019! NCSW is a week-long opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays in successful business practice and the growth of the UK economy. Read more here, for updates on this year’s daily themes.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Posted on October 22, 2019 Macmillan Cancer Support

SEQENS Custom Specialties rasied over £1000 for Macmillan Cancer Support through coffee mornings at both sites, Middlesbrough and Billingham! Thank you to all involved and for helping such a fantastic cause! In March, SEQENS Custom Specialties achieved the Better Health at Work Gold Award for various committments, such as the coffee morning, which make the company a happier and […]

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Runaway Reaction Training

Posted on October 14, 2019 Runaway Reaction Training

Plant Manager Nick Yates and R&D Chemists Tom Scanlan, Louise Chisholm and Jane Robson, recently completed a series of online training modules on runaway reactions, delivered by Zsuzsanna Gyenes, PhD of the IChemE Safety Centre. The course covered the causes and prevention of runaway reactions, along with learning opportunities from a range of well investigated […]

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