Benchmark Genetics (StofnFiskur) awarded ‘Aquaculture Supplier of the Year’ at the 2020 Aquaculture Awards
Benchmark Genetics’ StofnFiskur is the winner for the Aquaculture Awards 2020 in the category “Aquaculture supplier of the year”! Congratulations to the StofnFiskur and everyone in the Benchmark Genetics team! The winners were announced at an entertaining awards ceremony yesterday, which is now available to watch online. “Standing out from the crowd is no mean feat in such an innovative and […]
New milestone — 100 million eggs delivered from SalmoBreed Salten
Today SalmoBreed Salten AS, which is owned by Benchmark Genetics, has reached a new milestone with the delivery of 100 million eggs since its inception.
Benchmark shortlisted for three awards in the Aquaculture Awards 2020
An impressive range of companies, research organisations and individuals from around the world have made the shortlists for the 2020 Aquaculture Awards. These awards highlight the range of talent and cutting-edge advances in the technology involved in the global aquaculture sector. We are delighted to be among the companies nominated in different categories.
Sale of vaccine manufacturing assets to Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult
Benchmark is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Business Purchase Agreement relating to the business and assets comprising its vaccine manufacturing facility at Braintree, UK to Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult for £16m payable in cash on completion.
New Artemia innovation drives efficiency in shrimp and fish hatcheries
New tools launched by INVE Aquaculture – part of Benchmark – provides farmers with the best tools to drive efficiency in hatcheries. The SEP-Art Tools are a sustainable solution designed to maintain quality nauplii, reduce losses and ensure safety for workers and the environment.
Benchmark Animal Health launches in Chile
The establishment of BAHC follows the launch of Benchmark Genetics in Chile in 2018 and represents a strategic move into the world’s second largest salmon market.
Fish Vet Group acquired by Zoetis
Benchmark announces that it has completed the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary FVG Ltd. ("FishVet") to Pharmaq, part of the global animal health company Zoetis.
Sale of Improve International – A significant step in strategic exit of non-core activities
Benchmark is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Improve International Limited and its subsidiaries ("Improve"), a global provider of Continuing Professional Development training for veterinary professionals, to RJD Partners and Heber Alves, David Babington, and Rui Lobão (the "Improve Directors") (the "Disposal").
Appointment of Trond Williksen as CEO
Benchmark is pleased to announce the appointment of Trond Williksen as Chief Executive Officer. Trond will officially join Benchmark on June 1.
COVID-19: Message to Customers
Together, we are playing a part in feeding the world and this must continue. As a valued customer, I’d like to reassure you of the steps Benchmark is taking to ensure we keep people safe, and continue to be here for you, your people and your business.
BMK08 & CleanTreat®
Diversified Communications acquires Aquaculture UK trade show
International event and publishing business, Diversified Communications, has acquired Aquaculture UK from 5m Publishing.
Global Health Management in Aquaculture Survey
In this survey we are asking the vets, farm health managers and other fish health professionals for their insights on how they manage health at their farms.
Technologies shaping the future of shrimp production
Expert insights into the key challenges and opportunities in shrimp aquaculture are offered in a new thought leadership magazine launched today.