Brenntag Signs Distribution Agreement with Elementis Specialties

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Brenntag Canada Inc., part of the Brenntag Group (ISIN DE000A1DAHH0), the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, has signed an agreement with Elementis Specialties Inc. for distribution in Canada.

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The product lines are used in industrial and architectural coatings, sealants, adhesives, inks, and construction products. They include rheology modifiers, slip and leveling additives, defoamers, wetting and dispersing additives, and fall under the following tradenames:

  • Bentone®, Bengel®, Benathix®, Benaqua®, Baragel®: Bentonite and Hectorite Organoclays
  • Dapro®: Defoamers
  • FinnTalc®, PlusTalc®: Talc
  • Nuosperse®: Wetting and Dispersing Agents and Humectants
  • M-P-A®: Anti Settling Agents
  • Thixatrol®, Thixcin®: Organic Thixotropes
  • Rheolate®: Associative Thickeners
  • SlipAyd®: Slip and Leveling Additives
  • Dumacil®: Hydrophobic Silica
  • Nalzin®: Anti-corrosive Additive

“We, at Brenntag Canada, are thrilled Elementis has chosen us as their distributor,” says Stephen Regular, Director of Coatings & Construction, Brenntag Canada. “Their high performance and versatile product line, reputation in various markets, and commitment to customer service will further strengthen our position as the preferred solutions provider to our customers.”

Elementis has over 150 years in the industry, providing ingredients for industrial and consumer markets. The company operates across five business segments: Chromium, Coatings, Energy, Personal Care, and Talc.

“We are excited about this new relationship and have no doubt Brenntag Canada will be a great channel distributor for Elementis for all our end-users,” Troy Russell, Director of Coatings in the Americas, explained. “We are particularly excited about the experienced leadership, strong sales team, technical capabilities, and broad geographical footprint that makes up the Brenntag Canada value proposition.”

About Brenntag:
Brenntag is the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution. We connect our suppliers and customers in value-adding partnerships. Our almost 17,500 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 640 locations in 77 countries. The company generated sales of EUR 12.8 billion (USD 14.4 billion) in 2019. Brenntag shares are traded at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (BNR). For more information on Brenntag North America, please visit brenntag.com.

About Elementis
Elementis is a global specialty chemical company listed on the London Stock Exchange. The company is known for its expertise in rheology and natural bio-functional ingredients and owns the world’s largest source of high-quality hectorite natural clay. Elementis focuses on scientific innovation and development of products that enhance the performance and value of customers' products in the personal care, coatings and energy markets. In 2018, Elementis acquired Mondo Minerals, a leading high-performance, high-quality talc supplier. For more information, please visit elementis.com.

Credits: The Brenntag and ConnectingChemistry logos are registered trademarks of Brenntag AG or its subsidiaries. Bentone, Bengel, Benathix, Benaqua, Baragel, Dapro, FinnTalc, PlusTalc, Nuosperse, M-P-A, Thixatrol,Thixcin, Rheolate, SlipAyd, Dumacil, Nalzin, are registered trademarks of Elementis Specialties.

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