08 November 2010 19:56 [Source: ICIS news]
RIO DE JANEIRO (ICIS)--Brenntag plans to expand its polymers distribution business in Latin America, namely to ?xml:namespace>
The company already distributes polymers in Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, and now intends to start distributing polymers in other Latin American countries, said Alberto Ulriksen, commercial director for plastics in Latin America.
“We are looking at opportunities in
The focus is on both commodity polymers and specialty products, Ulriksen added.
Increasing its focus on polymers is an obvious way for Brenntag to grow its business in Latin America, noted Michael Hansson, the company’s regional manager for
In the past, Brenntag was focussed mainly on traditional bulk chemicals in
In particular, the consolidation of
“The consolidation of some 15 companies into one in less than about 10 years will imply a huge restructuring of the whole distribution network for polymers in
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