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Surfachem Group Ltd (UK) is pleased to announce that it has formed a joint venture with Detensio AS (Norway) to establish Surfachem Nordic AS to develop and serve chemical and allied markets within Scandinavia.

The new business will be headquartered in Norway and Mr Lasse Hammerstad will become the Managing Director of Surfachem Nordic AS.

Surfachem Nordic AS is another milestone in the international development of Surfachem Group Ltd which already has an established operation in Poland.

“We are very pleased to welcome Lasse to our Group as he brings extensive knowledge of and insight into both chemical distribution and the wider chemical and allied industries. Surfachem Nordic represents one strand within our planned growth strategy of doubling our business by 2018. ” – Dr Richard Smith, Managing Director, Surfachem Group Ltd.

“Surfachem is a company I know very well since many years in my various assignments in the European surfactants industry, and they are widely recognised as a specialised and very capable distributor in their line of chemistry. The combined strengths and resources of Surfachem and Detensio in the new venture will offer plenty of exciting new opportunities in the Nordic markets, so this is a perfect match” – Lasse Hammerstad, MD Detensio AS.

For further information, please contact:


Dr Richard Smith, Managing Director

Surfachem Group Ltd

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Tel: +44 (0)113 3949284


Mr Lasse Hammerstad, Managing Director

Detensio AS

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Tel: +47 (0)908 98975

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