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SI GROUP RETAINS BRENNTAG AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR ITS PLASTICS SOLUTIONS, CHEMICAL INTERMEDIATES AND COATINGS RESINS
Partnership expanded to include the company’s chemical intermediates and coatings resins in EMEA
SCHENECTADY, NY – Dec. 1, 2021 – SI Group, a leading performance additives company, announced today it has renewed its partnership with Brenntag for the distribution of its plastics solutions products and has expanded the scope of the partnership to include SI Group’s chemical intermediates and coatings resins in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, effectively immediately. The growing partnership with Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, will increase the availability of SI Group’s performance intermediates and coating resins in this key market.
SI Group has appointed Brenntag as a distributor to enhance customer intimacy in the region. Brenntag will act as an extension of SI Group’s team and will provide immediate benefits to performance intermediates and coatings customers through Brenntag’s applications development expertise and market-focused sales teams. "Brenntag is a distribution partner of choice. They have a strong regional footprint combined with robust customer relationships. In addition to providing high-quality, innovative products, SI Group continuously seeks to improve the service level we provide and we’re confident that together with Brenntag we will captivate new customers," stated Joey Gullion, SVP and Chief Commercial Officer at SI Group.
Sara Ghione, Director Polymers EMEA Brenntag Specialties added, "We are thrilled to add SI Group’s performance chemicals and coating resins products to our portfolio as it enables us to offer a more differentiated range of solutions to our Chemical Intermediates and Coatings customers. Additionally, it further extends our longstanding and successful partnership with SI Group with the aim to grow together even further. ”SI Group’s plastics solutions products deliver superior application performance and safer handling with an extensive portfolio of specialty additives. The company’s portfolio of performance intermediates are key building blocks into chemistries used in a wide range of markets such as surfactants, personal care, agriculture, plastics and engineering plastics, while SI Group’s coating resins act as crosslinking agents and offer value in terms of improved temperature resistance, adherence and scratch properties in a variety of applications.
About SI Group
SI Group is a global leader in the innovative technology of performance additives, process solutions, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and chemical intermediates. SI Group solutions are essential to enhancing the quality and performance of countless industrial and consumer goods within the plastics, rubber & adhesives, fuels & lubricants, oilfield, and pharmaceutical industries. SI Group's global manufacturing footprint includes 21 facilities on four continents, serving customers in 90 countries with approximately 2,300 employees worldwide. In 2021, SI Group received a gold award for corporate social responsibility by EcoVadis and is ranked among the top five percent of more than 50,000 worldwide companies. SI Group innovates and drives change to create value with a passion for safety, chemistry, and extraordinary results. Learn more at www.siigroup.com
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