Bjørn Thorsen A/S expands activities in France

Copenhagen/Lyon, 8 September 2020 – Bjørn Thorsen A/S (BT) is expanding its distribution capabilities and solution provider services in France. BT is proud to announce the employment of Grégory Eldin...

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Copenhagen/Lyon, 8 September 2020 – Bjørn Thorsen A/S (BT) is expanding its distribution capabilities and solution provider services in France.

BT is proud to announce the employment of Grégory Eldin as Sales & Business Development Manager, covering the French market. Grégory has more than 15 years of experience in sales and business development of thermoplastics, specialty elastomers and modifiers, which he, among others, acquired at Velox and IMCD. His solid  knowledge of the market, products and processes, as well as his strong background in commercialization of advanced technical polymers represent a great synergy with the French team and BT group in general.

“We trust that Grégory is the right person to build up the distribution network both for our affiliates and suppliers in France.” said Svend Rimestad, Managing Director at Bjørn Thorsen A/S.

The expansion of the geographical distribution territory allows BT group to introduce not only its innovative distribution approach, but also its solution provider concept. This approach is shaped around their unique solutions and tailored products, provided by its affiliates Nordic Grafting Company A/S (NGC), Customized Compound Solutions A/S (CCS) and Nordic Formulation Technology A/S (NFT).

“The R&D team of BT group, based in Lyon, will provide a constant and reactive support to Grégory in product development of innovative thermoplastic elastomers.” said Kevin Barthomeuf, General Manager at Bjorn Thorsen SAS.

Le groupe Nordique Bjørn Thorsen étend ses activités en France

Copenhague/Lyon, 8 septembre 2020 – Bjørn Thorsen A/S (BT) démarre son activité de distribution et étend son offre de services en France.

BT est fière d’annoncer le recrutement de Grégory Eldin en tant que Responsable Commercial pour le marché français. Grégory a plus de 15 ans d’expérience dans le développement et la vente de thermoplastiques, TPE et modifiants, acquis chez Velox, puis IMCD. Sa connaissance du marché, maitrise des produits et process de transformation, ainsi que son expérience dans le business développement de polymères de spécialité constituent un apport complémentaire à l’équipe française de R&D, tout comme au groupe BT.

« Nous sommes convaincus que Grégory est la bonne personne pour développer les ventes de nos produits propres et gammes de distribution en France » déclare Svend Rimestad, Directeur Général de Bjørn Thorsen A/S.

Le démarrage de ses activités en-dehors du Nord de l’Europe permet à Bjørn Thorsen de transposer sa philosophie de distribution et d’introduire son concept de fournisseur de solutions sur un nouveau territoire. Cette approche s’appuie sur des technologies uniques et solutions personnalisées autour des TPE, modifiants & compounds apportées par les filiales Nordic Grafting Company A/S (NGC), Customized Compound Solutions A/S (CCS) et Nordic Formulation Technology A/S (NFT).

« L’équipe R&D du groupe, basée à Lyon, apportera à Grégory son expertise et sa réactivité dans le développement d’une nouvelle génération de TPEs » déclare Kevin Barthomeuf, Directeur Général de Bjorn Thorsen SAS.

About the Bjørn Thorsen A/S group (BTG)

The Bjørn Thorsen group (BTG) is built around the privately-owned Bjørn Thorsen A/S distributor.  Its core team focuses on sales of a wide range of products from leading chemical manufacturers to Northern European and French customers active in diverse end uses in Automotive, Coating, Construction, Industrial, Medical, etc.  For more information regarding the distribution portfolio, visit

In recent years, BTG has increasingly acted as true solution provider, leveraging its considerable application and processing technology know-how, together with flexible and efficient logistics services from warehouses in several European and other locations around the world.  This broader capability is reinforced by the development expertise of its affiliates, Customized Compound Solutions A/S (CCS), Nordic Grafting Company A/S (NGC) and Nordic Formulation Technology A/S (NFT) that complement BTG’s offering with their own ranges of customized alloys, compounds, reactive polymers, dispersions and solutions, available globally in response to individual needs.  Through its recent acquisition of Digital Serigraphic Technologies A/S (DST), the group is also engaged in the development and commercialization of innovative and flexible solutions for the transfer industry with a unique combination of dedicated materials used in digital printing. Find out more about BTG affiliates on their websites:, and

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