KLENZAN joins forces with CHRISTEYNS

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Klenzan joins forces with Christeyns

Klenzan has joined forces with detergent manufacturer Christeyns in a 50/50 partnership deal.

Over the past 22 years Klenzan has built its reputation as one of the UK’s most trusted providers of hygiene and engineering solutions to the food, dairy, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

The Christeyns Group started in 1946 as a small scale family business and has grown today to be an international firm consisting of six divisions; Laundry Technology, Chemicals, Institutional, Construction Chemicals, Food Hygiene and Consumer Detergents. Based out of Gent in Belgium the group employs about 500 people in companies spread across 20 countries. They have a turnover in excess of Euro 170 million per annum and continue to grow their business in all market sectors.

Klenzan has now formed a partnership with Christeyns as they offer a sound fit with regards to their vision on future development and market expansion. Christeyns sector expertise and financial strength makes them the ideal partner to work with Klenzan through this next stage of their evolution. John Bell, Managing Director, will continue to manage the firm and maintain his 50% stake in the business, working closely with his new colleagues from Christeyns to grow the Klenzan operation and take advantage of the international presence enjoyed by the Christeyns Group.

Christeyns are keen to strengthen and expand their business in the food hygiene sector and chose the expertise of John Bell and his team at Klenzan to help them achieve this.

Graham Hunneman, Sales Director for Klenzan and Andrew Bethel, Operations Director for Klenzan will join John Bell on the board of directors as executive directors. Alain Bostoen, Jef Wittoek and Nick Garthwaite of Christeyns will join the Klenzan board as non-executive directors.

For further information please contact John Bell on 01925 234696 or mobile 07740 947927 or [email protected]

2 Cameron Court, Winwick Quay, Warrington, Cheshire WA2 8RE. T: 01925 234696 F: 01925 234693

[email protected] W: www.christeynsfoodhygiene.co.uk