Brenntag, global market leader in chemical distribution, announces the opening of an office in Auckland New Zealand, as an initial step toward significantly expanding its business footprint in the New Zealand Market.
Brenntag will focus on growth across its core strategic markets, which in New Zealand will include: Coatings, Food, Personal Care/ Cleaning and Primary Based Industries such as Pulp and Paper and Agrochemicals.
Gregg Scieszka, President Southeast Asia, felt that this New Zealand expansion will help Brenntag continue grow in some of Brenntag’s focus industries such as: Personal Care, Food and Pharmaceuticals.
Brenntag is the global market leader in full-line chemical distribution (based on most recent market data). 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 vast supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop shop solutions to more than 150,000 customers. The value-added services include just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management, drum return handling as well as technical services.
Headquartered in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, Brenntag operates a global network with more than 400 locations in more than 60 countries. In 2009 the company realized global sales of EUR 6.4 billion (USD 8.9 billion) with approximately 11,000 people.