Brenntag Specialties announces new agreement with specialty chemical and optical brightener producer, Archroma

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Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, has become a distributor for Archroma products in the United States and Canada. Archroma’s portfolio includes, but is not limited to, the products falling under the trade names below. These products can positively impact whiteness, coloration, and stain and soil release for

  • Leucophor®
  • Nylosan®
  • Drimaren®
  • Printofix®
  • Hydroperm®
  • Ultraphor®
  • Kieralon®

“We are extremely excited to add Archroma to our ,” stated Jeffrey M. Carey, PhD, Vice President . “Their strong line of specialty products fit well with our existing product portfolio and will further enhance our ability to provide world class solutions to our customers.”

Leucophor® has a range of optical brightening agents to brighten detergents and eliminate greyness. Nylosan®, Drimaren®, and Printofix® are a palette of dyes and pigment dispersions designed to get the desired color for detergents and cleaners. Hydroperm® stain and soil release agents are used for laundry detergents and softeners. They help improve the removal of oily or fatty stains from fabrics even without “pre-wash” of the fabric.

“Archroma has built decades of expertise in dyestuff and specialty chemical solutions bringing color and performance to , , packaging, , etc. We are very excited for future collaboration with Brenntag and their customers to bring laundry and detergent expertise to North America.” Bryan Dill, Head of Sales, North America, Archroma.

Archroma is a global, diversified provider of specialty chemicals serving the branded and performance textiles, packaging and paper, and coatings, adhesives and sealants markets. Headquartered in Pratteln, Switzerland, Archroma operates in over 100 countries, with 2,800 employees located in 31 countries and 25 production sites. Archroma is passionate about delivering leading and innovative solutions, enhancing people’s lives and respecting the planet. The company is committed to the principles of "The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World: Safe, Efficient, Enhanced. It's our nature!"; an approach reflected in its innovations, world-class quality standards, high service levels and cost-efficiency. Learn more at