Brenntag announces the extension of its current cooperation with LUCOBIT AG for the distribution of polymers into the wire and cable industry in France. The cooperation now covers France, Spain and Poland.
The portfolio covers high-quality specialty polymers based on flexible polyolefins. The flexible polymers with the brand names Lucofin and Lucobit find a broad range of applications like wire and cable, compounding, extrusion coating and blown cast films.
“This is an excellent addition to our engineering polymers portfolio,” comments Susanne Schnaufert, European Marketing Manager Polymers at Brenntag. “We are delighted that we will be working with Lucobit and serving our customers with this new portfolio.”
Brenntag is the global market leader in full-line chemical distribution. Linking chemical manufacturers and chemical users, Brenntag provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. With over 10,000 products and a world-class supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to more than 170,000 customers. The value-added services include just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management, drum return handling as well as extensive technical support. Headquartered in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 450 locations in over 70 countries. In 2012 the company realized global sales of EUR 9.7 billion (USD 12.5 billion) with nearly 13,000 employees.
About LUCOBIT AG:
LUCOBIT AG manufactures and markets ECB, PE and TPE raw materials for the plastic processing industry. The origin of the company is ROW, a subsidiary of BASF and Shell, from which LUCOBIT AG emerged as a result of a management buy-out. Since 2000 LUCOBIT AG’s headquarter is in Wesseling on the site of Basell Polyolefine GmbH. 70 countries throughout the world are served from this location. LUCOBIT AG’s annual turnover volume is approximately 15,000 tons. The company is certified according quality standard DIN EN ISO 9001.