Brenntag North America announces the dedication of a food and nutrition applications laboratory

Brenntag North America, a premier ingredient distributor to the Food and Nutrition Market, is pleased to announce the dedication of a new food and nutrition applications laboratory located in Bethlehem, PA. Norman Schute, Technical Manager for the Food and Nutrition Market, will oversee this facility: “Creating value for our customers and principals includes continued investment in our facilities. The food and nutrition applications laboratory provides Brenntag with new product development and formulation tools, to facilitate strong technical interface when launching new products and addressing industry trends.”

Steve Brauer, President of Brenntag Specialties, Inc. comments: “Our goal is to assist customers by developing formulation solutions that help them respond to changing market demands. Additionally, we will promote unique ingredients from strategic, high-value ingredient manufacturers. We have established exclusive, national principals for these markets, and feel the combination of product knowledge, application experience and committed resources puts Brenntag in an excellent position to service the market needs.”

Food Scientists interested in learning more about Brenntag’s food and nutrition applications laboratory, and the products offered by Brenntag North America, can contact their local Sales or Customer Service Representative.

About Brenntag:

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 about 160,000 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 400 locations in 70 countries. In 2011 the company realized global sales of EUR 8.7 billion (USD 12.1 billion) with nearly 13,000 employees.

Press contact for Brenntag Group:
Hubertus Spethmann
Brenntag AG
Corporate Communications
Stinnes-Platz 1
45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Telephone: + 49 208 7828 7701
Fax: + 49 208 7828 7720

Press contact for Brenntag North America:
Barbara Nothstein
Brenntag North America
5083 Pottsville Pike
Reading, PA 19605
Telephone: 610 916 3858