Brenntag Recipients of Wacker "Distributor of the Year" Awards for 2008

Annually Wacker Chemie AG presents "Distributor of the Year" Awards to recognize outstanding results and achievements by their distributor partners. Awards are presented on a global basis with four performance achievement categories: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

The performance criteria for the 2008 awards were based on a combination of sales performance metrics and effective interaction with Wacker’s Business Teams.

The Brenntag companies receiving awards are:

PLATINUM - Brenntag Great Lakes, Brenntag Specialties
GOLD - Brenntag Mexico
SILVER - Brenntag Andino Norte, Brenntag Canada, Brenntag Mid-South, Brenntag Northeast
BRONZE - Brenntag Southeast

Ted Davlantes, Director Distribution Management NAFTA and Middle America, Wacker Chemical Corporation stated, “Congratulations to the Brenntag North and Latin American Groups for achieving these important awards. This is an outstanding result overall for the Brenntag companies, showing continuous and substantial growth of our mutual business since the inception of our partnership in 2003 in Latin America, and 2004 in North America.”

The Wacker portfolio as distributed by Brenntag includes Silicones, Fumed Silica and Polymer Products, sold into Industries such as Construction, Chemical Process, Coating, Adhesive, Sealant, Elastomer, Personal Care and Food.