Brenntag AG commits to 50 million GBP investment program in the UK over 5 years.
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution with sales of over 10 billion EUR in 2015 worldwide, confirms its long-term commitment to its UK operations with a planned investment of over 50 million GBP over the next five years including investments in the North of England and Scotland.
Steven Holland, Chief Executive Officer of Brenntag AG, “Irrespective of the current ‘Brexit’ concerns, the UK represents a significant market for our products and services and will remain an integral part of our European and global growth strategy.”
Brenntag UK & Ireland maintains an outstanding level of infrastructure and technology, servicing a broad range of customer industries. The company has invested to expand its specialty chemicals capabilities in recent years and will continue to invest. The focus will be on the life science sector, especially the food as well as the pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors.
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, covers all major markets with its extensive product and service portfolio. Headquartered in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 530 locations in 74 countries. In 2015, the company, which has a global workforce of more than 14,000 employees, generated sales of EUR 10.3 billion (USD 11.5 billion). Brenntag connects chemical manufacturers and chemical users. The company supports its customers and suppliers with tailor-made distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals. With over 10,000 products and a world-class supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to around 180,000 customers. This includes specific application technology, an extensive technical support and value-added services such as just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management and drum return handling. Long-standing experience and local excellence in the individual countries characterise the global market leader for chemical distribution.
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Brenntag UK & Ireland
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