Brenntag renews pan-European distribution agreement with Elkem Silicones

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, today announces that its pan-European agreement with Elkem Silicones on the distribution of its comprehensive range of silicones products has been extended for a further five years.

The distribution agreement exists since 2014 and includes the sales and marketing of Elkem’s Core and Specialty Fluids for various industries such as Cosmetics, Rubber and Polymers, and Coatings and Constructions.

“We are very excited to continue our trustful and successful cooperation with Elkem Silicones being one of the world’s leading fully integrated silicone manufacturers and one of our strategic key suppliers in the EMEA region. The past five years have showed Brenntag EMEA is able to offer our customers pan-European solutions benefiting from our European network and technical expertise“, says Uwe Schueltke , COO Brenntag Europe , Middle East and Africa.

Frédéric Jacquin, Senior Vice President Elkem Silicones, comments: “We are pleased to announce the formal renewal of our strong partnership with Brenntag. Brenntag consistently delivers the services and flexibility that our customers are ever increasingly expecting.”

Bertrand Mollet, Region Director EMEA Elkem Silicones, adds: “Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, is a key sales channel for Elkem Silicones fluid range in Europe. By maintaining this partnership with Brenntag, Elkem Silicones is best positioned to further strengthen our market position in Europe.”

About Elkem Silicones:
Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world’s leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 9 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 11 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles.

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