Sections

essenscia is a multi-sectoral federation that brings together the broad fields of chemistry and life sciences and integrates many specialised organisations. These include organic and inorganic basic chemicals, medicines and vaccines, biotechnology, agricultural products, paints, varnishes, adhesives and other construction materials, cosmetics, detergents, plastics and rubber processing, industrial gases, lubricants and specialised chemical products for photographic, printing, textile and all kinds of industrial applications. Companies that are members of these professional sections or product organisations can also call on the services of essenscia.

AgriRecover

AgriRecover coordinates the collection of empty phytosanitary packaging and used crop protection products from all professional users.

Contact
Peter De Wit
02 238 97 44
pdewit@essenscia.be
www.agrirecover.eu

BACD

The Belgian Association of Chemical Distributors (BACD) defends the interests of chemical distributors.

Contact:
Jan De Groote
0477 25 85 12
jan.degroote@bacd.be
www.bacd.be

BATO

The Belgian Association of Tank Storage Companies (BATO – Belgische Associatie Tank Opslagbedrijven) is the Belgian association of tank storage companies that store bulk liquids and chemicals.

Contact
An Maes
0496 59 36 13
amaes@essenscia.be

Belfertil

Belfertil or the Belgian Mineral Fertiliser Association represents the producers of mineral fertilisers.

Contact:
Peter Jaeken
02 238 97 72
belfertil@essenscia.be
www.belfertil.be

bio.be/essenscia

The Belgian life sciences and biotech federation, bio.be/essenscia, represents companies active in research, development, production or marketing of biotechnological applications, whether in healthcare, agriculture or industry.

Contact
Tineke Van hooland
+32 478 37 75 78
TVanhooland@essenscia.be

Bioplus-Probois

Bioplus-Probois is the Belgian association of manufacturers, formulators and distributors of biocides for industrial, professional and/or private use.

Contact:
Peter Jaeken
02 238 97 72
bioplus@essenscia.be
www.bioplus-probois.be

DETIC

DETIC supports and advises companies in launching their products, services and solutions in cosmetics, cleaning and maintenance agents, adhesives and mastics.

Contact
Françoise Van Tiggelen
02 238 97 65
fvantiggelen@detic.be
www.detic.be

essenscia PolyMatters

essenscia PolyMatters is the plastics division within essenscia and represents the broad sector of plastic and rubber production and processing. Special attention is paid to the crucial role of plastics in a circular economy and the many sustainable applications of plastic products in the construction and packaging industries.

Contact
Saskia Walraedt
02 238 97 55
swalraedt@essenscia.be

Industriële en Medische Gassen

The Industrial and Medical Gases section represents producers and distributors of industrial, medical and food gases. This concerns compressed, liquid and dissolved gases. For expert collection of industrial gas cylinders, please visit cylinders.essenscia.be

Contact
Tine Cattoor
0496 59 36 15
tcattoor@essenscia.be
www.gasfed.be

IVP

IVP defends the interests of the industry of paints, varnishes, printing inks and paints.

Contact
Nele Plas
02 238 97 72
NPlas@essenscia.be
www.ivp-coatings.be

LAB

The Lubricants Association Belgium (LAB) represents the lubricants industry in Belgium.

Contact
Tine Cattoor
0496 59 36 15
tcattoor@essenscia.be

pharma.be

The organisation pharma.be is the General Association of the Medicines Industry that is active in the marketing of medicines and their reimbursement in Belgium.

Contact
Ann Adriaensen
02 661 91 04
aa@pharma.be
www.pharma.be

Phytofar

The Belgian association of the plant protection products industry. Phytofar promotes the responsible use of plant protection products to guarantee sustainable agriculture with respect for people, animals and the environment.

Contact
Peter Jaeken
02 238 97 72
pjaeken@essenscia.be
www.phytofar.be