Petro-Canada names Brenntag as distributor for White Mineral Oils in Canada

Brenntag Canada and Petro-CanadaTM Lubricants announced today that they have signed an agreement appointing Brenntag Canada as a distributor of Petro-Canada’s PURETOLTM White Mineral Oil products. The agreement enables Brenntag Canada to expand the range of ingredients offered to its customers, and gives Petro-Canada a broader channel to market, benefiting from Brenntag Canada’s geographic presence and market expertise.

“With this appointment we strengthen our leading position in Canada in the Food, Pharmaceutical and Personal Care markets” said Jill Collins, Business Manager, Fine Ingredients. “The new partnership of Petro-Canada and Brenntag will ensure that our Canadian customers have readily available quality products, which are competitively priced to continually enhance both their products and processes. The Petro-Canada PURETOLTM branded products are well established in the industry, with an excellent reputation and recognition among current and potential customers. They complement and significantly enhance our existing portfolio of products for the markets in which we participate.”

About Petro-Canada

Petro-Canada is the world’s largest manufacturer of white oil with a fully integrated facility that gives it the ability to control the manufacturing process from feed stock selection to finished product, thereby ensuring consistent quality and the ability to tailor products to meet customer needs. Petro-Canada has proven itself to be a consistent and committed manufacturer with over 30 years of experience.

PURETOL White Mineral Oils are highly refined colourless, odourless and tasteless hydrocarbons; their high purity and unique properties make them well suited in a wide variety of industries and applications that place rigorous demands on quality and safety. These include personal care products, pharmaceuticals, food processing, plastics and others that require stringent credentials such as United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and National Formulary (NF).

Petro-Canada blends and packages more than 350 different lubricants, specialty fluids and greases that are exported to more than 60 countries on six continents. Products are manufactured from 99.9% pure base oils – among the purest in the world.

Petro-Canada is proud to be a National Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

About Brenntag

Brenntag Canada is a part of the Brenntag Group, the global leader in chemical distribution. Brenntag recorded 2007 global sales of US$ 9.1 billion (EUR 6.7 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.