News & Events
ECOVADIS SILVER SUSTAINABILITY RATING
Lianhetech Seal Sands awarded a Silver EcoVadis Sustainability Rating, in March 2022
EcoVadis assesses companies on Environmental, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement impacts, providing a system for organisations to evaluate their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) levels.
Over 750 multinational companies, including our major customers, select EcoVadis to assess and monitor their global suppliers.
Better Health at Work Award
Lianhetech Seal Sands has been awarded Bronze level and is working towards Silver with the support of its Health Advocates.
The Better Health at Work Award recognises the efforts of employers in the North East addressing health issues within the workplace. Workplace Health is an important and integral part of the regional public health strategy and is even more relevant in these challenging times, when companies need to use every tool available to ensure their productivity and competitiveness. Individuals benefit from increased access to health information and interventions where they wouldn't normally
Specialty and Agro Chemicals America
The Fine Organics sales team will be exhibiting at Specialty and Agro Chemicals America September 6-8th.
It’s a uniquely focussed and compact show, with a really friendly atmosphere.
We’d love to see you in South Carolina, so please make an appointment to see us at Booth 115.
Successful Inspection of Lianhetech Jiangkou Site
A cGMP inspection was carried out on March 13th – 17th (2017) at Lianhetech’s Jiangkou site.
The Establishment Inspection Report was received on June 8th, 2017, stating that with zero observation, Jiangkou site successfully passed the inspection.
This was the first time Lianhetech received a US FDA cGMP inspection after China FDA’s first cGMP inspection in 2005 and EMA’s first cGMP inspection in 2007.
This successful inspection is testimony to Lianhetech’s quality & compliance culture and strong commitment to our pharmaceutical customers strengthening our pharmaceutical CDMO business development further.
Lianhetech Complete Aquisition Of Fine Industries
Announcing Completion of Acquisition of Fine Industries Limited including its subsidiaries Fine Organics Ltd. and Fine Environmental Services Ltd. by Lianhe Chemical Technology Co., Ltd.
Lianhetech is delighted to announce today the completion of the acquisition of Fine Industries Limited, including its subsidiaries Fine Organics Ltd. and Fine Environmental Services Ltd based in Middlesborough, UK.
Lianhetech has acquired the entire issued share capital of Fine Industries Group, previously owned by NorthEdge Capital based in Manchester, UK.
Environmental Leadership Award
Fine Environmental Services is proud to have been short listed for the United Kingdom Chemical Industry Association’s annual Environmental Leadership Award www.ciaawards.co.uk. This comes after winning the regional NEPIC Industrial Environmental Award in January 2017. Both awards recognise that we’ve built a successful business around environmentally secure disposal of hazardous industrial waste, bringing benefits not just to our customers, but to society as a whole.
Well done to the team, and good luck in the final round of judging!
Big Apprenticeship Event
Fine Organics was pleased to take part in Hartlepool College’s annual Big Apprenticeship event on the 9th March 2017, where our ambassadors (Kath Lapworth and Tony Church) talked to students interested in starting a career in the Chemical Industry. It was great to see so much energy and enthusiasm in the next generation of chemists, engineers and operators!
Sale of Fine Industries Ltd
NorthEdge Capital has agreed a sale of its chemicals’ manufacturer Fine Industries Limited to Chinese-listed life sciences company Lianhe Chemical Technology Company Limited (“Lianhetech”).
Chris Gowland, CEO at Fine Industries, commented: “Becoming part of the Lianhetech team is a very exciting opportunity for Fine Industries and we feel privileged that they have selected our business to be the platform for their European expansion strategy. The brand and reputation of both Lianhetech and Fine Industries are well known and respected in the chemical manufacturing industry and I expect the union of the companies to further strengthen our position in the global market.”
Fine Organics Limited is pleased to report a successful conclusion to this week’s FDA inspection of its Seal Sands facility in the UK. As in our last audit in January 2015, we received no FDA Form 483s (i.e. no written non-conformances). Fine Organics would like to take this opportunity to thank all its staff for their professional participation during the inspection. We are also grateful to our customers for their constructive auditing, which undoubtedly helps Fine Organics ensure its quality systems are robust and practical.
Industrial Environmental Award
Fine Organics is delighted to be the 2017 recipient of the coveted Industrial Environmental Award from NEPIC. A team from Fine Organics attended the prestigious NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner, held at Hardwick Hall on the evening of Friday 20 January, where they not only picked up their award, but also a cheque for £2000, which will be presented to High Clarence Primary School for them to spend on environmental projects.
Occupational Health and Safety Management
Fine Organics is delighted to be awarded OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for Occupational Health and Safety Management.
This adds to our existing ISO 9001 (Quality Management) and ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management) certification, and demonstrates Fine Organics' commitment to employing the highest standards appropriate for our areas of expertise.