Brenntag expands agreement with Arkema for distribution of waterborne resins in Mexico

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Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, will become a distributor for Arkema Inc. waterborne acrylic resins in the Mexico, effective immediately. This successful cooperation already applies in the USA and Canada.

After years of successful collaboration in North America, Brenntag Specialties has expanded the distribution relationship with Arkema as a distributor for waterborne acrylic resins in Mexico covering the ENCOR®, CELOCOR® SNAP® and NEOCAR® brand names. These resins are used in applications such as adhesives, caulks and sealants, construction products, architectural paints, traffic coatings, and industrial coatings. Each product falling under these trade names provide unique benefits those within the industries:

  • ENCOR® - acrylic, styrene-acrylic, and vinylic acrylic.
  • CELOCOR® - opaque polymer, a highly efficient, voided latex product that improves hiding and whiteness in paints and coatings.
  • NEOCAR® - vinyl versatate.
  • SNAP® - structured nano-acrylic polymer.

Diego Pierotty Sr. Director Material Science of Brenntag in Latin America, “We are honored to expand our relationship with Arkema as we join efforts to offer our customers in Mexico with innovative and sustainable solutions. Our commitment to provide high-performance solutions with superior service and technical support will enable Brenntag and Arkema to keep adding value to our industry for many years.”

“Arkema is committed to implementing the best possible distribution options for our customers in all markets and regions,” said Eric Dumain, Global Marketing Director, Coating Resins, at Arkema. “Based on our history working with Brenntag in other regions, we are confident they will help us accomplish this and anticipate a smooth transition for our customers.”

Brenntag Mexico is certified in the ISO standards 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and the National Association of Chemical Industry (ANIQ) for Responsible Care. The expansion of the distribution agreement is a result of years of experiences in product distribution, working with formulators, industry knowledge, and market intelligence. With regional application labs and technically focused sellers, Brenntag offers the resources required to help formulators develop products to existing specifications and support future needs.

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