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PRESS RELEASE - Biesterfeld acquires Lindberg & Lund

Published: 23.8.2019

«Becoming a part of a multinational corporation will help us strengthen our competencies and increase the ability to deliver what all our customers expect from us on a daily basis. To live up to our customers individual requirements and expectations will still be our number one priority. There are no changes to our employees or leadership and we will continue to be a total chemical supplier within the area of specialty chemicals for all of our customers.”S
– Morten Haugberg, Managing Director of Lindberg & Lund AS

«This acquisition is in line with our goal of continuously expanding our geographic footprint.»

 “The range of products and services offered by the Lindberg & Lund Group perfectly complements our portfolio in the area of performance products,” explains Peter Wilkes, Managing Director of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie. “Furthermore, this step will allow us to expand our strategic presence in Europe and to extend to Scandinavia and Finland. Alongside its excellent market reputation, Lindberg & Lund is very consistent with our supplier portfolio and has a company culture that is well suited to Biesterfeld. We are delighted to be able to continue this successful company with its experienced and qualified employees over the coming years.”

Thomas Arnold, CEO of Biesterfeld, adds: “this acquisition is in line with our goal of continuously expanding our geographic footprint. Our growth strategy allows us to strengthen our core competencies and reinforce and expand our focus on high-quality, application-specific products and service-oriented solutions for our customers”.

“I am very happy that, in Biesterfeld, we have found a new owner and partner that will continue to develop our business over the long term. Both companies can build valuable synergies together with their almost identical business models,” explains Steinar Lindberg, majority shareholder of the Lindberg & Lund Group. “For us, it was very important to find a buyer that shares our company values as a family-run business. With Biesterfeld at the helm, our company will continue to be led in line with our values over the coming years.”

About Biesterfeld Spezialchemie

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products and solutions worldwide. The product portfolio focuses on the requirements of selected industries, including personal care, healthcare, paints and coatings, adhesives, polyurethane, construction, nutrition, electrical, electronics and energy. As a partner to leading global suppliers, the company is represented in Europe and Latin America and provides solution-orientated, technology-based expertise as well as customised solutions. Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is part of the Biesterfeld Group, which has been active as a trade and service company for 113 years. With over 40 locations worldwide, the mainly family-owned group is one of the leading distributors for plastics, rubber, and basic and specialty chemicals.

About Lindberg & Lund AS

Lindberg & Lund AS imports and distributes construction adhesives, lubricants, solvents, composite material, casting and potting resins and a wide variety of specialty chemicals.

We are always looking at expanding our product portfolio to live up to the expectations from our customers. We are a warehouse for all types of chemicals which can give our customers a competitive advantage. Our goal is to be a supplier of all technical and chemical solutions needed in the industry. Our philosophy is to have industry leading knowledge of the products we offer, safe and fast delivery from our warehouse or through our sub-distributor network throughout Norway, up-to-date knowledge in health and safety regulations as well as offering excellent service to our customers.

Best Regards,
Morten Haugberg

Managing Director