MANCHESTER, UK — Richard Baker Harrison Ltd (RBH), a supplier of specialty functional materials, additives and chemicals to the polymer and related industries, recently announced the acquisition of privately owned Geniechem Ltd & Geniechem (Europe) Ltd. The acquisition adds expertise in the CASE and high-end composite sectors to RBH’s product portfolio.

Geniechem will be an independent member of RBH Group. It will retain the experience of Martin Kaufman, owner of Geniechem Ltd & Geniechem (Europe) Ltd, in a wider capacity, underlining the commitment of both organizations to create added value for customers and stakeholders.

RBH has a long history of growth and investment in people, products and principals within the chemical distribution sector. The decision to include Geniechem into the family of RBH companies represents an important strategic investment for RBH as the company continues to broaden its portfolio of products and resources to further support customers and principals.

Kaufman said, “We are very excited by RBH’s acquisition and the opportunity it creates to deliver on our customers’ requirements. I am delighted to be part of a team whose entrepreneurial spirit and ambitions for the future will enable us to work together in offering a wider portfolio of materials and more efficient supply chains”

Martin Cicognani, Managing Director of RBH said, “This investment provides us with a wider scope for future-focused development and a strong customer base for our products and services that will help to inspire change across our specialist markets. We are excited to launch Geniechem as part of the RBH Group and look forward to its immediate contributions to our success together.”

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