PRODUCT GROUPS

The essenscia federation is an umbrella organisation with various sub-sections dedicated to specific product groups:

Basic chemicals

Basic chemicals
Prochem.be is the professional section that represents the basic chemical industries
Contact:
Frédéric Druck
Tel.: 02 238 98 58
E-mail : fdruck@essenscia.be

BATO
BATO is the Belgian association of storage companies that store liquid in bulk for third parties. Its principal mission is to inform its members of developments in the legislation that affect its sector of activities. 
Contact:
An Maes
Tel.: 0496 59 36 13
E-mail: amaes@essenscia.be

Biocides
The biocides are represented by Bioplus, the Belgian association of the biocides industry.
Contact:
Peter Jaeken
Tel.: 02 238 97 72
E-mail : bioplus@essenscia.be

Biotechnology
Bio.be., the Belgian association of the bioindustry, represents companies active in the research, development, production and marketing of biotechnological applications. 
Contact:
Frédéric Druck
Tel.: 02 238 98 58
E-mail : fdruck@essenscia.be
More info : www.bio.be

Chemicals distribution
The BACD (Belgian Association of Chemical Distributors) defends the interests of chemical distributors. 
Contact:
Jacques Declercq
Tel.: 03 722 16 80
E-mail: jacques.declercq@bacd.be
More info: www.bacd.be

Chlorine
BelgoChlor represents the chlorine industry as a whole.
Contact:
Philippe Cornille
Tel.: 02 238 98 38
E-mail : pcornille@essenscia.be
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Compressed, liquefied and dissolved gases
The  “Compressed, liquefied and dissolved gases industry” defends the interests of producers and distributors of  compressed, liquefied and dissolved gases.
Contact:
Philippe Cornille
Tel.: 02 238 98 38
E-mail : pcornille@essenscia.be

Producers of synthetics and rubber
essenscia Polymers represents the producers of synthetics and rubber.
Contact:
Bruno Philippe
Tél.: 02 238 97 39
E-mail : federplast@essenscia.be

Industrial, medical and food gases
“Industrial Gases” represents producers and distributors of industrial, medical and food gases.
Contact:
Philippe Cornille
Tel.: 02 238 98 38
E-mail : pcornille@essenscia.be
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Mineral fertilizers
Belfertil (Belgian Mineral Fertilizer Association) represents producers of mineral fertilizers. 
Contact:
Peter Jaeken
Tel.: 02 238 97 72
E-mail : belfertil@essenscia.be

Life sciences

Biotechnology
Bio.be., the Belgian association of the bioindustry, represents companies active in the research, development, production and marketing of biotechnological applications. 
Contact:
Frédéric Druck
Tel.: 02 238 98 58
E-mail : fdruck@essenscia.be
 
Medicines marketing in Belgium
pharma.be, the general association of the medicines industry, is active in marketing medicines and their reimbursement in Belgium. 
Contact:
Ann Adriaensen
Tel.: 02 661 91 04
E-mail : aa@pharma.be
More info : www.pharma.be

Plastics & rubber processing

Articles in plastic, rubber and elastomers
Federplast.be, the Belgian association of producers of plastic and rubber articles, defends the sector’s interests. The polymers section represents producers of plastics and elastomers.
Contact:
Petri Ven
Tel.: 02 238 97 39
E-mail : federplast@essenscia.be
More info : www.federplast.be

Specialty chemicals

Lubricants
LAB (Lubricants Association Belgium) represents the lubricants industry in Belgium.
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Contact:
Philippe Cornille
Tel.: 02 238 98 38
E-mail : pcornille@essenscia.be

Paints, varnishes, printing inks and artists’ colours
This professional section defends the interests of the paints, varnishes, printing inks and artists’ colours industry. 
Contact:
Eric Vande Meersche
Tel.: 02 238 97 72
E-mail : evandemeersche@essenscia.be
More info : www.ivp-coatings.be

Phytopharmaceutical packagings
The empty phytopharmaceutical packagings and non-usable phytopharmaceutical products of all professional users are collected by AgriRecover.
Contact:
Peter De Wit
Tel.: 02 238 97 44
E-mail : pdewit@essenscia.be
More info : http://www.agrirecover.eu

Plant protection products
Phytofar is the Belgian association of plant protection products (pesticides). Phytofar promotes a responsible use of phytopharmaceutical products to guarantee a sustainable agriculture that respects man, animals and the environment. 
Contact:
Peter Jaeken
Tel.: 02 238 97 72
E-mail : pjaeken@essenscia.be
More info : www.phytofar.be

Cosmetics, cleaning and maintenance products, adhesives and sealants 
DETIC supports, guides and advises companies in marketing their products, services and solutions. To find out more, go to www.detic-enterprises.be
Contact:
Françoise Van Tiggelen
Tel.: 02 238 97 65
E-mail : fvantiggelen@detic.be
More info : www.detic.be

Wood protection
Producers and importers of preparations for the protection of wood are represented by Probois.
Contact:
Peter Jaeken
Tel.: 02 238 97 72
E-mail : probois@essenscia.be