ESSEN, Germany, Jan. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, today announces the inauguration of a new warehouse facility in Dongguan, South China. The newly built facility is located in the province of Guangdong which is one of the largest economic provinces in China. Operations have already started.
Henri Nejade, Member of the Management Board of Brenntag Group and CEO Brenntag Asia Pacific: “We are excited about the start of our operations at Dongguan as its capabilities and ideal location will certainly enhance our position in the South China market and further enable Brenntag to provide more value-added services to our customers and suppliers.”
On an area of around 39,000 m2, the new Brenntag site features 24 storage tanks, 3,000 m2 storage area for Class A chemicals and a 2,500 m2 workshop and blending area for both solvents and inorganic chemicals. The Dongguan facility complies with highest safety and environmental restrictions and is located in a dedicated chemical park. Safety is always a top priority at Brenntag. Worldwide, the company operates in accordance with the “Safety First” principle as its most important value.
Brenntag is the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution. We connect our suppliers and customers in value-adding partnerships. Our more than 16,600 employees provide tailor-made application, marketing and supply chain solutions. Technical and formulation support, market, industry and regulatory expertise as well as advanced digital tools are just some examples of our services that are aiming to create an excellent customer experience.
Our full-line portfolio comprises specialty and industrial chemicals and ingredients of a world-class supplier base. Building on its long-standing experience, unmatched global reach and local excellence, Brenntag works closely alongside its partners to make their business more successful. We are committed to contribute towards greater sustainability in our own business and the industries we serve, and to achieve sustainable profitable growth. Headquartered in Essen (Germany) and with regional headquarters in Philadelphia, Houston and Singapore, Brenntag operates a unique global network with more than 580 locations in 76 countries and generated sales of EUR 12.6 billion (USD 14.8 billion) in 2018. Brenntag shares are traded at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.