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AkzoNobel is a major industrial company – a leading supplier of paints and coatings and a key global producer of specialty chemicals. Our business is based on three core principles – Safety, Integrity and Sustainability – and we deliver breakthrough, sustainable solutions for our customers and society. We produce brands such as Flexa, Sikkens and Alabastine and Jozo salt.

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Mercachem is one of the largest chemistry CROs in Europe. With more than 100 highly trained and dedicated chemists, Mercachem provides a range of services to mainly support small molecule drug discovery and development projects for biopharmaceutical companies in the USA, Europe and Japan. The company provides services in the area of exclusive synthetic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and process research. Mercachem also works for the agro- and food business and new materials science.

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Backed by an outstanding team of 8,000 employees and located in over 150 countries across the world, PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on improving human and environmental health, for the better. We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants.

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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With approximately 93,000 employees in over 70 countries, our aim is to help meet the world’s growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. A career with Shell is more than just a day job. It’s an opportunity to join a company that tackles the challenge of meeting the world’s rising energy needs, thanks to its people’s experience, expertise and innovative approach. Joining Shell could help you get more from your working life than you thought possible.

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