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Brenntag Opens its Latest Coating & Construction Application Lab in Budapest, Hungary

Published on 2013-03-11. Author : SpecialChem

Brenntag, one of the global market leaders in chemical distribution chemical distribution, has expanded their service portfolio for the Coating and Construction Industry at its technical center in Budapest, Hungary. The new application lab offers applications technology and test equipment for polymer dispersions needed as binders for interior architectural paints. The expansion not only enables Brenntag to help its local customers in Hungary, but also in Austria, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia to develop new and tailor-made products. It also encourages the exchange of know-how and promotes internationally recognized quality standards in the region.

"This application lab again proves that Brenntag is more than simply a provider of chemical products for its customers", comments Helmut Struger, CEO Brenntag CEE. Furthermore, the investment demonstrates Brenntag CEE's focus on the Coating and Construction Industry in the region. "The extended technical support will also assist customers in the paints and coatings sector to develop new products and applications for the regional markets with regard to locally available raw materials and environmental conditions according to their special needs", Andras Szakolczai, Managing Director of Brenntag Hungary.

About Brenntag

Brenntag is one of the global market leaders in full-line chemical distribution. Linking chemical manufacturers and chemical users, Brenntag provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. With over 10,000 products and a world-class supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to more than 160,000 customers. The value-added services include just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management, drum return handling as well as extensive technical support. Headquartered in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 400 locations in 70 countries. In 2011 the company realized global sales of EUR 8.7 billion (USD 12.1 billion) with nearly 13,000 employees.

Source: Brenntag

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