Dow Chemical authorizes Brenntag North America on Glacial Acrylic Acid and Acrylic Esters

Dow Chemical and Brenntag North America are pleased to announce that retroactive to April 1, 2008, they have signed a distribution agreement appointing Brenntag North America as the exclusive distributor for Glacial Acrylic Acid and Acrylic Ester product lines.

Glacial Acrylic Acid and Acrylic Esters, including methyl acrylate, ethyl acrylate, butyl acrylate and 2EH acrylate, are used in a wide number of applications including surface coatings, textiles, adhesives, paper coatings, leather treatments, floor polishes, plastics, printing inks, and caulks and sealants.

Headquartered in Midland, Michigan, Dow Chemical is a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of Glacial Acrylic Acid and Acrylate Esters. Scott Abel, Dow’s Marketing Manager stated: “This agreement between Dow and Brenntag reflects our strategy to better serve the diverse needs of the Acrylates market. We are excited to partner with Brenntag given it’s exceptional service capabilities and ever growing customer base and geographic reach.”.

Brenntag North America, headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, services customers in the United States and Canada. Globally Brenntag recorded 2007 global sales of US$ 9.1 billion (EUR 6.6 billion). The company operates in excess of 300 locations with more than 11,000 people in 55 countries. In keeping with the company’s strong position in world markets, Brenntag is committed to providing value to its customers and suppliers through superior supply chain logistics, single sourcing, technical assistance and other value added services. Brenntag offers an unrivalled, extensive and state-of-the-art distribution network for industrial and specialty chemicals to its suppliers and customers alike throughout the world.

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