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Brenntag Specialties announces exclusive supplier agreement with Tolsa, S.A

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Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, has become the exclusive distributor of Tolsa’s Functional Additives Business in the United States and Canada.

The product portfolio includes ADINS® Flame Retardancy, ADINS® Clean, ADINS® Protection and can be utilized in the Coatings & Construction, Polymers, Rubber, and Wire and Cable industries.

“We are excited to announce the expansion of our relationship with the Functional Additives division of Tolsa in North America,” stated Stephen Regular, Senior Director, Industry Market Management, Material Science, Brenntag North America. “This unique chemistry, combined with both Tolsa and Brenntag’s technical support teams will enhance our already extensive portfolio and further solidify our position as the preferred chemical distributor for our customers.”

ADINS® is a patented technology based on natural silicates that provides new functionalities to materials and reinforces specific properties in organic and inorganic systems.

  • ADINS® Flame Retardancy, synergist additives for Halogen and Halogen-Free systems, can be combined with the main polymeric systems including thermoplastics and thermosets, boosting the performance of Flame Retardants. Some of the benefits include reduction of flame propagation, smoke suppression, and reduction of the heat release.
  • ADINS® Clean, photocatalytic additives, is used for self-cleaning and decontamination functionalities. It is designed for paints, coatings, and cementitious systems.
  • ADINS® Protection, antimicrobial additives, brings viricide, bactericide, algicide and fungicide protection to plastics, paint and coatings, textiles, and mortars.

“Tolsa Functional Additives is committed to empowering the best distribution partners globally, to all of our customers, in all markets of the world,” said Ms. Almudena Vidal Bea, Functional Additives Business Unit Director at Tolsa. “Based on our ongoing success of working with Brenntag in other regions in the world, this agreement confirms our commitment to our North American customers and partners, to ensure mutual value for all stakeholders.”

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