Germany-based chemical distribution specialist Brenntag becomes distributor of Wanhua America in US

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Germany-based chemical distribution specialist Brenntag becomes distributor of Wanhua America in US

January 21, 2019 - 07:30
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ESSEN, Germany, Jan. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Brenntag Brenntag Specialties, Inc., part of the Brenntag Group, the global market leader in chemical distribution, is now a distributor of Wanhua America Co., Ltd for aromatic isocyanates, polyether polyols, coatings additives, and polyurethane dispersions (PUD).

The Wanhua product lines will be utilized in adhesive, coating, elastomer, sealant, and construction applications such as automotive interior, footwear, 3D lamination, and glass and wood coatings. The products will efficiently provide high gloss, excellent chemical resistance, and optimal shear viscosity.

The aromatic isocyanates, polyether polyols, coatings additives, and PUD products include:

  • Adwel
  • Antkote
  • Wantipro
  • WANNATE
  • Vesmody
  • Leasys
  • Tekspro
  • Urosin
  • Lacper
  • Aquolin

Located in Yantai, China, Wanhua specializes in the formulation and manufacturing of urethane technology raw materials. In addition, Wanhua supplies resins and additives to the coating and construction industries.

“Brenntag’s work with Wanhua continues to demonstrate our commitment to deliver top quality raw materials to our customers,” said Ralph Gatti, Director of Marketing-Material Sciences for Brenntag Specialties. “Our team looks forward to working alongside Wanhua to bring new opportunities for urethane technology. These products are a great addition to our portfolio, giving our customers possibilities they’ve been seeking.”

Brenntag Specialties will distribute these products to customers in all U.S. states excluding Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

About Brenntag:

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, covers all major markets with its extensive product and service portfolio. Headquartered in Essen, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 530 locations in 73 countries and a workforce of more than 16,000 employees. In 2017, the company generated sales of EUR 11.7 billion (USD 13.3 billion). Brenntag connects chemical manufacturers and chemical users. The company supports its customers and suppliers with tailor-made distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals. With over 10,000 products and a world-class supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to around 185,000 customers. This includes specific application technology, an extensive technical support and value-added services such as just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management and drum return handling. Long-standing experience and local excellence in the individual countries characterize the global market leader for chemical distribution.