Sun Chemical Performance Pigments Expands Distribution Relationship with Brenntag Specialties, Inc.

CINCINNATI, OH, USA – February 24, 2009 – Sun Chemical Performance Pigments expanded its distribution relationship with Brenntag Specialties, Inc., a global distributor, as its sales agents for the entire United States.

In June 2008, Sun Chemical appointed Brenntag Specialties as its sales agents for key areas in the Western and Southern United States. The expanded distributor relationship will make it easier for industrial customers to access Sun Chemical’s full line of organic, metallic and effect pigments and preparations.

“Brenntag Specialties has been a tremendous partner for our customers,” said Edward Polaski, Vice President of Sales, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments Division. “I’m confident that by expanding our relationship with Brenntag Specialties, we will reach more customers and continue in our promise to deliver quality, service and innovation.”

Sun Chemical will continue to provide all customers with technical and product support.

About Brenntag Specialties, Inc.
Brenntag Specialties, Inc. is a member of the Brenntag North America family of companies. Brenntag 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. For more information about Brenntag Specialties, please visit or contact Frank J. Battaglia at 1-800-732-0562 or .

About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments and a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales over $4 billion, Sun Chemical has more than 11,000 employees supporting customers around the world.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group B.V., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our Web site at

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