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Published on 13 August 2020

BYK Gardner BYK Chemie distributor Bjorn Thorsen supplier

BYK lectures available on YouTube

New times require new approaches to learning – also for additive experts. Bjørn Thorsen’s partner for paint additives and industrial applications, BYK, offers its technical know-how solutions in a “social distancing” suitable way. The company has been launching BYK lectures, available on BYK Additives YouTube channel. These videos are targeted at experts all over the world and provide complex solutions to their existing system challenges. 

Some of the lectures that have already been released are “BYK Secrets of controlling performance properties” or “Silicone additives with low cyclic siloxane content”. More lectures will be available in the near future. Visit BYK’s Youtube channel here!

Bjørn Thorsen is the distributor of BYK Additives and Instruments in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland. For more information about the products we distribute, please contact Peter Tikjøb (for DK & IS) and Jonny Lönnerberg (for SE & NO).

About BYK

BYK is a leading global supplier of specialty chemicals. The company’s innovative additives and differentiated solutions optimize product and material properties as well as production and application processes. Amongst other things, BYK additives improve scratch resistance and surface gloss, the mechanical strength or flow behavior of materials, and properties such as UV- and light stability or flame retardancy. In the field of quality assurance, BYK’s measuring and testing instruments serve to effectively assess appearance and physical properties.

The company’s customers include manufacturers of coatings and printing inks, plastics, adhesives and sealants, as well as cleaners, floor coatings, and lubricants. BYK additives are also successfully used in the construction chemistry, oil and gas, and foundry industries.

BYK has a global network of subsidiaries and operates production sites in Germany (Wesel, Kempen, Moosburg, Schkopau), the Netherlands (Deventer, Nijverdal), and the UK (Widnes), in the USA (Wallingford, Chester, Gonzales, Louisville, Rochester Hills), and in China (Tongling, Shanghai). The company is part of the ALTANA Group and employs a workforce of more than 2,300 people worldwide.

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 customers active in diverse end uses in Automotive, Coating, Construction, Industrial, Medical, etc.  For more information regarding the distribution portfolio, visit