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Brenntag Specialties announces exclusive supplier agreement with Tolsa, S.A

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Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, has become the exclusive distributor of Tolsa’s Functional Additives Business in the United States and Canada.

The product portfolio includes ADINS® Flame Retardancy, ADINS® Clean, ADINS® Protection and can be utilized in the Coatings & Construction, Polymers, Rubber, and Wire and Cable industries.

2022 07 25 123006“We are excited to announce the expansion of our relationship with the Functional Additives division of Tolsa in North America,” stated Stephen Regular, Senior Director, Industry Market Management, Material Science, Brenntag North America.  “This unique chemistry, combined with both Tolsa and Brenntag’s technical support teams will enhance our already extensive portfolio and further solidify our position as the preferred chemical distributor for our customers.”

ADINS® is a patented technology based on natural silicates that provides new functionalities to materials and reinforces specific properties in organic and inorganic systems.

  • ADINS® Flame Retardancy, synergist additives for Halogen and Halogen-Free systems, can be combined with the main polymeric systems including thermoplastics and thermosets, boosting the performance of Flame Retardants.  Some of the benefits include reduction of flame propagation, smoke suppression, and reduction of the heat release.
  • ADINS® Clean, photocatalytic additives, is used for self-cleaning and decontamination functionalities. It is designed for paints, coatings, and cementitious systems.
  • ADINS® Protection, antimicrobial additives, brings viricide, bactericide, algicide and fungicide protection to plastics, paint and coatings, textiles, and mortars.

“Tolsa Functional Additives is committed to empowering the best distribution partners globally, to all of our customers, in all markets of the world,” said Ms. Almudena Vidal Bea, Functional Additives Business Unit Director at Tolsa. “Based on our ongoing success of working with Brenntag in other regions in the world, this agreement confirms our commitment to our North American customers and partners, to ensure mutual value for all stakeholders.”

About Tolsa:
Tolsa has one of the most extensive and differentiated range of special clays worldwide, offering a broad range of additives and industrial products that provide high added value and improve the performance and efficiency of materials. Tolsa focuses on intelligent production that is modern, efficient, precise, flexible, punctual, safe, and respectful of the environment. Each process is subjected to stringent quality controls and the company is certified under ISO 9000 and ISO 14000. Tolsa has a production capacity of more than 1,2 million tons, and its factories are located near mining operations, or in port areas near end users. Further information at https://www.tolsa.com

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 about 700 sites in 78 countries. In 2021, Brenntag generated sales of around 14.4 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 www.brenntag.com.

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