Brenntag Argentina S.A. is part of the South Latin America Region made up of the countries of Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Argentina. In February 1997, HCI (Holland Chemicals International) acquires Importadora y Exportado Leff SA and was called HCI Leff S.A. initiating its presence in Argentina and in 1999 the company changed its name again to HCI Argentina SA. In 2006, after the company Brenntag AG of Germany acquires the HCI group consolidating its presence in Latin America.
Brenntag Argentina S.A. Brenntag has consolidated its current position through several acquisitions in recent years. In October 2008, Brenntag Argentina S.A. acquired the goodwill of Inquimex S.A. then distributor of The Dow Chemical Co. in various businesses. In September 2012, on the occasion of the sale of its assets in Argentina, Exxon Mobil Chemicals (EMC) appoints Brenntag Argentina as exclusive distributor of its solvent lines for Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Towards the end of December 2012, the purchase of the goodwill of Delanta S.A., a company dedicated to the distribution of specialties for the coating and construction segments, among others, with important representatives such as Ashalnd, Elementis, BASF, strengthening Brenntag's presence in this segment.
In 2014, Brenntag Brasil acquires GAFOR, a company dedicated to solvent distribution that had a subsidiary in Argentina, now called Brenntag Química Brasil Ltda. Argentine Branch. In its operating plant in Campana, in the province of Buenos Aires, today it operates the storage, fractionation and blending of bulk, inflammable and non-flammable products under the highest quality and safety standards, even exceeding local legal requirements. From the administrative office, located at 415 Piso 5° Italia Street, Vicente López, Province of Buenos Aires, manages the commercialization, storage, fractionation, mixing and distribution of chemical products for the Oil and Gas Industries, Paints and Coatings, Construction, Adhesives, Agrochemicals, Polymers, Food and Beverages (Food & Nutrition), Home and Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Water Treatment, Veterinary, Animal Nutrition, Metalmechanics, Tanning, Pulp and Paper, Chemical Synthesis, among others? Brenntag Argentina S.A. is ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO 45001, Environment Responsible Care Program® and Together For Sustainability (TFS) certified.