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Brenntag invests in its Animal Nutrition production unit in Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland

Brenntag invests in its Animal Nutrition production unit in Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland
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Please find attached the press release of Brenntag SE on its investment in the Animal Nutrition production unit in Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland.

For further information please see the press release below.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best regards,

Verena Blaschke

Essen, December 13, 2021

Brenntag invests in its Animal Nutrition production unit in Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, is expanding its site in Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland. With this investment in production efficiency, capacity and capabilities, the company is increasing its service level to customers in the Animal Nutrition and Pet Food industry. The planned measures cover a new production line and expansion of storage, to be implemented by the end of 2022. This expansion is in line with the company’s growth plans for the global Brenntag Specialties division.

Wouter Vullings, Director Animal Nutrition EMEA: “With this significant investment we are repaying the continuous trust our customers have put in our solutions for the Animal Nutrition and Pet Food industry. Brenntag developed its first solutions for this industry in Poland in 1999. Over the last 22 years we have expanded our production capabilities and capacity. As a result, the plant in Poland has evolved into a highly efficient production facility, serving customers from almost 40 countries globally. This investment plan is supporting our long-term strategic goal to increase our presence as leading solution provider in the Animal Nutrition market in the EMEA region.”

The site in Kędzierzyn-Koźle is one of eight production facilities in Europe where Brenntag is producing premixtures for the Animal Nutrition and Pet Food industries. These products include premixtures to preserve ingredients against yeast or moulds, prevent contamination of bacteria, stimulate animals’ gut health, prevent oxidation of fats and oils, or create solid solutions of liquid ingredients. All this leads to a reduction of feed waste. The products thus contribute to the company’s sustainability ambition to increase resource efficiency in the whole value chain. At the plant in Poland, Brenntag can produce both liquid and solid solutions under the strictest globally appreciated quality monitoring systems: FamiQS and GMP+.

Tomasz Kowalik, Application Development Manager Animal Nutrition EMEA, says: “We have been experiencing very high demand for dry premixtures for some time. This investment in our site in Poland is therefore a fitting opportunity to meet the ever-increasing market demands and individual needs of our customers even more. The planned expansion includes scaling up our production capacity, expanding into other type of products, and improving production and process automation.”

Frank Haven, President Nutrition EMEA, says: “As consumers we are almost in daily contact with food products from animal origin or we enjoy the pleasure of pets in our homes. Brenntag products play a major role in our everyday lives. Which is why I’m very pleased that our Animal Nutrition business unit has undergone an impressive development, successfully evolving into a dedicated solution provider.”

About Brenntag:

Brenntag is the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution. The company holds a central role in connecting customers and suppliers of the chemical industry. Headquartered in Essen, Germany, Brenntag has more than 17,000 employees worldwide and operates a network of more than 670 sites in 77 countries. In 2020, Brenntag generated sales of around 11.8 billion EUR. The two global divisions, Brenntag Essentials and Brenntag Specialties, provide a full-line portfolio of industrial and specialty chemicals and ingredients as well as tailor-made application, marketing and supply chain solutions, technical and formulation support, comprehensive regulatory know-how, and digital solutions for a wide range of industries. In the field of sustainability, Brenntag pursues specific goals and is committed to sustainable solutions in its own sector and the industries served. Brenntag shares have been listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2010, initially in the MDAX and since September 2021 in the DAX. In addition, the Brenntag SE shares are listed in the DAX 50 ESG and DAX ESG Target. For more information, visit

Verena Blaschke
Brenntag SE
Global Communications
Messeallee 11
45131 Essen
Telefon: +49 (201) 6496-1213
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