Brenntag Specialties expands collaboration with BASF with exclusive distribution agreement in North America

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Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, has become the exclusive distributor for BASF's Baxxodur® amine-based curing agents in North America.

Since October 2019, Brenntag Specialties has been the exclusive distributor for the Baxxodur® portfolio in the Eastern, Western, and Southwestern United States and has now expanded to include all of the United States and Canada, effective May 1st, 2022. The portfolio includes Polyetheramines (PEAs) and Isophorone diamine (IPDA) falling under the names below.

  • Baxxodur® EC 130
  • Baxxodur® EC 201
  • Baxxodur® EC 301
  • Baxxodur® EC 302
  • Baxxodur® EC 303
  • Baxxodur® EC 310
  • Baxxodur® EC 331

“We are proud to expand our relationship with BASF. This collaboration provides our customers the convenience of developing and sourcing their entire formula from one source. In addition, customers are fully supported with a dedicated team of industry experts and a broadened product portfolio,” states Ted Davlantes, President of Material Science, Brenntag Americas.

The Baxxodur® curing agents and chain extenders can be used in various epoxy-based coating applications and sealing compounds, and are used in composites, adhesives, and flooring industries. In addition, the portfolio allows flexibility in formulation with various amine systems and more benefits to meet formulator and end user requirements.

“The collaboration with Brenntag Specialties perfectly aligns with our growth strategy for Baxxodur® and the Polyetheramines portfolio in North America,” says Kevin Anderson, Vice President – Business Management Amines, Acetylenics, and Carbonyl Derivatives, Chemical Intermediates, BASF North America. “They will become an extension of the BASF sales team and add technical expertise and extensive market knowledge for customers.”

About BASF:

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has approximately 17,000 employees in North America and had sales of $18.7 billion in 2020. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com/us.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 110,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €59 billion in 2020. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at http://www.basf.com.

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