Brenntag Specialties, Inc. announces dedication of a new construction applications laboratory

Brenntag Specialties, Inc. (BSI), a premier specialty chemical distributor to the Construction Market is pleased to announce the dedication of a new construction applications laboratory in Phoenix, Arizona. Barbara Penunuri, Technical Manager for the Construction Market will oversee this new facility, building on BSI’s technical support capability in this focus market. BSI has significant product development and applications knowledge, as well as formulating experience in the Construction Market. This strong technical interface will further advance BSI’s supplier standing and bring added value to customers.

Lewis Clark, Vice President – New Business Development comments: “Our goal is to assist customers by developing formulation solutions that help them respond to changing market demands. Additionally, BSI will promote unique materials from strategic market suppliers. We have established exclusive, national suppliers for this market, and feel the combination of product knowledge, application experience and committed resources puts BSI in an excellent position to service the market needs.”

Primary construction applications laboratory capabilities include: materials recommendations, application assistance, formulation advice, process advice, starting point formulas, comparative analysis and key parameter testing.

Formulators interested in learning more about Brenntag Specialties’ construction applications laboratory in North America and the products offered by Brenntag Specialties, can contact their local Sales or Customer Service Representative.

About Brenntag:
Brenntag Specialties, Inc. is an operating company of Brenntag North America, Inc. 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 68 countries. In 2011 the company realized global sales of EUR 8.7 billion (USD 12.1 billion) with more than 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