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01.02.2019 – 11:02

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Brenntag UK and Ireland announces the distribution of 3M Glass Bubbles and Boron Nitride fillers into the polymers and rubber sectors

Dear all, Please find attached a press release regarding the announcement of Brenntag UK and Ireland on the distribution of 3M Glass Bubbles and Boron Nitride fillers into the polymers and rubber sectors. For further information please see the press release. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have further questions. Best regards, Hubertus Spethmann

Essen, February 1, 2019

Brenntag UK and Ireland announces the distribution of 3M Glass Bubbles and Boron Nitride fillers into the polymers and rubber sectors

Brenntag (WKN A1DAHH), the global market leader in chemical distribution, announces it will distribute Glass Bubbles and Boron Nitride fillers from 3M, the science-based technology company, throughout the UK and Ireland (North & South). This relationship will become exclusive from the 1st February 2019 and will cover the supply of packed product.

Maura Jolliffe, Commercial Director Material Science and Specialty Chemicals, Brenntag UK and Ireland, says: "We are delighted to be able to offer our polymer and rubber customer-base a range of market-leading specialty products that confer important performance benefits. Brenntag will deploy its technical specialists to support the product improvement and development activities of compounders, injection moulders and extruders servicing diverse end industries such as the automotive and electronic sectors."

Sean Appleton, General Manager Sales and Marketing, 3M, comments: "We are delighted to have formed a partnership with Brenntag UK Ltd to represent 3M's Advanced Materials portfolio within the UK Plastics and Rubber sector. Our range of innovative materials, combined with Brenntag's depth of experience and industry knowledge, will provide end-users with a compelling proposition which will help them to overcome a number of industry challenges such as light weighting, thermal dispersion and production efficiency.".

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.

About 3M:

3M applies science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $32 billion in sales, its 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. The UK and Ireland is home to one of the largest 3M subsidiaries outside the USA, employing 2,900 people across 18 locations, including nine manufacturing sites. Products manufactured in the UK include coated abrasives, personal safety equipment, adhesive tapes, industrial microbiology products and drug delivery systems. Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.co.uk or follow @3MUK on Twitter.

Press contact: 
Hubertus Spethmann 
Brenntag AG 
Corporate Communications 
Messeallee 11
45131 Essen 
Germany
Telephone: +49 201 6496-1732
E-mail: hubertus.spethmann@brenntag.de 
http://www.brenntag.com