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Judging how to harness the potential of AI

18 April 2024

In this increasingly complex world, providing the chemical industry with first-class groupage logistics means continuously enhancing the services on offer. AI applications play a major role in this perpetual and lasting transformation. Michael Kriegel, Department Head DACHSER Chem Logistics, explains AI’s potential for logistics and how is it helping Dachser to overcome current challenges.


Dachser launches new service providing UK exporters with frictionless EU market access

18 April 2024

DACHSER have today announced the formal launch of their new Smart border connect services, connect40 and connect42. These services will provide UK exporters, shipping on DDP incoterms, with frictionless access to DACHSER’s quality market leading European groupage network which transported 65.7million intra European shipments in 2023.


Trio of appointments boosts chemical team

19 February 2024

Chemical specialist, Airedale Group, has strengthened its team by filling three new roles, reflecting the company’s growth and its focus on health and safety as a business priority.


£1.8M Invested in chemical automation plant

2 February 2024

A filling, packing and palletising robot is the latest investment made by a UK-based chemical manufacturer as it continues its journey towards increased automation and site modernisation. Airedale Group has invested £1.8million into a new production line that will revolutionise operations by increasing productivity and capacity.


Partnership with German company increases manufacturers scope

4 December 2023

Chemical manufacturer and distributor, Airedale Group, has agreed a deal with the German-based surface specialist, Haug Chemie to bring their range of specialist surface solutions to the UK.


2M Group of Companies to manufacture plant-based packaging in milestone partnership with Xampla

20 November 2023

2M Group of Companies announces European partnership with natural material company Xampla. The collaboration will enable Morro materials to be manufactured at scale whilst leveraging the 2M Group of Companies’ European facilities & expertise.


Market changes present investment opportunity for chemical company

3 October 2023

A UK chemical company has seized the opportunity created by a change in the market to continue its strategic push towards diversification and target new customer bases with a £253,000 investment in sulphuric acid dilution. Airedale Group, based in North Yorkshire, has acquired a fully automated dilution plant and intends to help fill the gap in the market left by the closure of an Ineos site in 2021. It will allow the company to provide an extensive range of sulphuric acid in a variety of grades, all of which will be diluted onsite and passed on to industries including car manufacturing, metal processing and industrial cleaning.


£2,000 Environmental Boost for local park

6 September 2023

A local business has celebrated its 50th anniversary with a £2,000 project in partnership with its local park. Airedale Group is supporting Glusburn and Cross Hills Parish Council to make improvements to Glusburn Park which will benefit both the environment and the local community.


New roles reflect growth ambitions at chemical company

21 August 2023

Airedale Group has announced a shift in positions at the head of the business as Richard Ward is appointed managing director, taking over from Chris Chadwick who takes on a new role in the company.