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21.01.2019 – 15:05

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Brenntag Specialties announces new collaboration with Wanhua

Dear all, Please find attached a press release regarding the announcement of a new collaboration of Brenntag Specialties with Wanhua for aromatic isocyanates, polyether polyols, coatings additives, and polyurethane dispersions (PUD) in the USA. For further information please see the press release. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have further questions. Best regards, Hubertus Spethmann

Reading, January 21, 2019

Brenntag Specialties Announces New Collaboration with Wanhua

Brenntag Brenntag Specialties, Inc., part of the Brenntag Group, the global market leader in chemical distribution, is now a distributor of Wanhua America Co., Ltd for aromatic isocyanates, polyether polyols, coatings additives, and polyurethane dispersions (PUD).

The Wanhua product lines will be utilized in adhesive, coating, elastomer, sealant, and construction applications such as automotive interior, footwear, 3D lamination, and glass and wood coatings. The products will efficiently provide high gloss, excellent chemical resistance, and optimal shear viscosity.

The aromatic isocyanates, polyether polyols, coatings additives, and PUD products include:

- Adwel®
- Antkote
- Wantipro 
- WANNATE®
- Vesmody®
- Leasys®
- Tekspro
- Urosin®
- Lacper®
- Aquolin

Located in Yantai, China, Wanhua specializes in the formulation and manufacturing of urethane technology raw materials. In addition, Wanhua supplies resins and additives to the coating and construction industries.

"Brenntag's work with Wanhua continues to demonstrate our commitment to deliver top quality raw materials to our customers," said Ralph Gatti, Director of Marketing-Material Sciences for Brenntag Specialties. "Our team looks forward to working alongside Wanhua to bring new opportunities for urethane technology. These products are a great addition to our portfolio, giving our customers possibilities they've been seeking."

Brenntag Specialties will distribute these products to customers in all U.S. states excluding Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

About Brenntag:

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, covers all major markets with its extensive product and service portfolio. Headquartered in Essen, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 530 locations in 73 countries and a workforce of more than 16,000 employees. In 2017, the company generated sales of EUR 11.7 billion (USD 13.3 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 185,000 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 characterize the global market leader for chemical distribution.

For more information on Brenntag North America, please visit www.brenntagnorthamerica.com

About Wanhua:

Wanhua is a Chinese company specializing in urethane technologies and raw materials for over 30 years. The main business of Wanhua is the R&D, production and sales of PU series products, like isocyanate and polyol; the petrochemical series products, like PO/AE; the functioning materials of water-based coatings and specialty chemicals. As the largest MDI producer in the world and the biggest TDI supplier in Europe, Wanhua has five manufacturing bases all over the world and has set up more than ten subsidiaries or branches in Europe, Middle-east, America, Japan, Russia, and India. Taking the customers' need as guidance, Wanhua will persist in the concept of responsible care and sustainable development to make our company a world-class innovative company. For more information on Wanhua, please visit http://www.whchem.com/en

Press contact for Brenntag North America:
Talitha Poore
Brenntag North America, Inc.
5083 Pottsville Pike
USA - Reading, PA 19605
Telephone: +1 (610) 916-3825
E-Mail: brenntag@brenntag.com
www.brenntagnorthamerica.com