05 February 2019
Brenntag (WKN A1DAHH), a global market leader in chemical distribution, has been appointed as sole distributor for Infineum in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Mexico, with all handovers complete by 2Q 2019. Having worked with Infineum since 1990, this latest appointment extends the relationship between the parties beyond their existing arrangements in Europe and the Middle East.
Fabian Devita, Americas Sales Director at Infineum, commented on the appointment: “We want to expand our collaboration with Brenntag based on the knowledge, experience and a robust working relationship we have successfully developed with Brenntag in other regions. This appointment is an important strategic decision to catalyze growth in the region.”
Germán Torres, CEO Brenntag Latin America, commented on the appointment: “We are very excited about this next step in our relationship with Infineum and look forward to connecting customers to Infineum through value-adding partnerships in this region.”
This new relationship will help to support customers and suppliers in the region, with tailor-made distribution solutions for Infineum products.
The Infineum Group of Companies is a world-class petroleum additives enterprise. With global headquarters in Milton Hill, UK, Infineum is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of lubricant additives used primarily in automotive, heavy-duty diesel and marine engines, and additives for diesel fuels. Its customers are oil companies, other lubricant and fuel marketers and OEMs. The Infineum product line also includes specialty additives for small engines, automotive transmissions, and gas engines, and industrial oils. Infineum has Business & Technology centers in the USA, UK, Singapore and China and has sales representation in over 70 countries.
Brenntag, a 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 74 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) worldwide. 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 characterise the global market leader for chemical distribution.