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February 17, 2012
Brenntag has opened a new head office in Mumbai, India. The new office at East Andheri, Mumbai boasts in-house food & beverage and personal care technical application laboratories and adds to the company’s 6 existing offices (Baddi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurgaon, Haridwar and Hyderabad) located in all major industrial locations in India. 44 employees will initially be based at the new office.
At the inauguration of the new office, Steven Holland, CEO of Brenntag Group, said, “India is a key market in Brenntag’s global strategy. By expanding our local presence in major cities like Mumbai, we are supporting our strategy of being the leading chemical distributor in both specialty and industrial chemicals. We already have a strong foothold in India and we expect to take advantage of the high growth potential in the Indian market.”
Brenntag established its presence in India in 2008 and focuses on various industry segments such as Agro, Coatings, Food & Beverage, Leather, Lubricants, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics & Polymers, Polyurethanes, Solvents and Textile.
Brenntag, the global leader in full-line chemical distribution, recorded global sales of EUR 7.6 billion (USD 10.1 billion) in 2010. The company operates in excess of 400 locations with more than 12,000 people in nearly 70 countries. Linking chemical manufacturers and chemical users, Brenntag provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. With over 10,000 products and a large supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop shop solutions to more than 160,000 customers.
Source: Brenntag website
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