Brenntag (WKN A1DAHH), the global market leader in chemical distribution, announces it will distribute Glass Bubbles and Boron Nitride fillers from 3M, the science-based technology company, throughout the UK and Ireland (North & South). This relationship will become exclusive from the 1st February 2019 and will cover the supply of packed product.
Maura Jolliffe, Commercial Director Material Science and Specialty Chemicals, Brenntag UK and Ireland, says: “We are delighted to be able to offer our polymer and rubber customer-base a range of market-leading specialty products that confer important performance benefits. Brenntag will deploy its technical specialists to support the product improvement and development activities of compounders, injection moulders and extruders servicing diverse end industries such as the automotive and electronic sectors.”
Sean Appleton, General Manager Sales and Marketing, 3M, comments: “We are delighted to have formed a partnership with Brenntag UK Ltd to represent 3M’s Advanced Materials portfolio within the UK Plastics and Rubber sector. Our range of innovative materials, combined with Brenntag’s depth of experience and industry knowledge, will provide end-users with a compelling proposition which will help them to overcome a number of industry challenges such as light weighting, thermal dispersion and production efficiency.”
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