A recycling company specialized in PVC
BessTrade is a recycling company specialized in PVC. Through the years we gained a strong expertise in PVC; each and every type of waste is seen as a challenge, and with continuous dedication and innovation we search for pragmatic solutions to process or reuse this material.
At BessTrade we partner up with production plants all over the world. To find solutions for their production scrap, or to find ‘recycled’ alternatives for their compounds and raw materials. Whether it is rigid, soft, plastisol or powder; our goal to find a solution for all types!
We can guarantee a cradle-to-cradle loop as sustainability, environmental friendliness, partnership and cost savings are our pillars.
History in a nutshell
BessTrade has over 40 years of experience in the recycling industry
Ivo Besselsen, the founder of BessTrade, started his journey back in 1975 with his first company Besiplast. The focus was on PVC, a material with a difficult connotation back in the days, and unfortunately still today. We keep on fighting for PVC, as it is such a versatile material that can be used in many ways.
Besiplast grew to one of the leading companies in PVC recycling and became a worldwide symbol of knowledge. In 2000, Ivo decided it was time for change and started other businesses.
However, being a specialist with an active career of 45 years, he found himself being drawn towards the recycling field once again. In 2008 he was approached by some old business partners who urged him to restart. Ivo geared up for the second phase of his business and BessTrade was born. Known for his passion and dedication, business picked up in no time. He asked Huib van Gulik to partner up. Huib was working as an Associate Director in one of the leading Korean Electronic companies at the time, but saw the potential and dove in! They’ ve been a strong team ever since.