Brenntag and KRONOS expand distribution agreement to serve Southeast Asia

Published: 15-Aug-2023

The ingredient distributor Brenntag has struck an agreement with titanium dioxide pigments producer KRONOS to distribute the ingredients in Southeast Asia

Ingredient distributor Brenntag has announced an expansion of the existing distribution agreement with KRONOS International to now cover countries in Southeast Asia.

The list of countries in Southeast Asia includes Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. These locations join the existing list of Brenntag distributing places in North Asia (China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan), South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), Australia and New Zealand. 

KRONOS is a leading global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments, or TiO2, a base industrial product and an effective whitening agent used in a wide range of applications. 

With their technical expertise, formulation know-how and strong sales coverage throughout Asia Pacific, Brenntag is the preferred distributor partner

- Dennis Werner, President, KRONOS International

The distribution agreement includes KRONOS products catering to Brenntag Specialties’ customers in Life Science segments which include pharmaceutical, cosmetics and personal care. 

“This expanded distributor agreement is a great opportunity for KRONOS to expand our partnership with a global leader like Brenntag,” said Dennis Werner, President EMEAA, KRONOS International. “With their technical expertise, formulation know-how and strong sales coverage throughout Asia Pacific, Brenntag is the preferred distributor partner whom we trust to help serve and delight our customers.” 

“We are thrilled with the expanded distribution agreement with KRONOS, to serve our customers in applications such as pharmaceutical and personal care with stringent demands for high purity, safe and reliable chemicals and ingredients,” said Francois Bleger, Regional President of Brenntag Specialties Asia Pacific. “It is also an acknowledgement of Brenntag’s continuous efforts to be the preferred partner for our supplier partners, committed to bringing value-added products and solutions to new territories and markets.”

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