BASF Expands Reach with Exclusive Distributor
Global chemical company BASF recently issued a press release announcing that Brenntag Specialties would be its exclusive distributor for the company’s Baxxodur portfolio in the United States and Canada.
Since July 2019, Brenntag has been the exclusive distributor for Baxxodur products in the Western and Eastern United States. The portfolio is reported to include polyetheramines and isophorone diamine, which customers use as curing agents and chain extenders in epoxy and polyurea applications for the wind, electrical, composites, adhesives and flooring industries.
“Broadening our existing relationship with Brenntag for the Baxxodur and the Polyetheramines portfolio in the US and Canada aligns with our product line growth strategy,” said Kevin Anderson, Vice President, Business Management Amines, Acetylenics, and Carbonyl Derivatives, North America, BASF Corporation. “We are excited to further our collaboration, especially considering Brenntag’s technical expertise and extensive market knowledge for these products.
According to BASF, with Baxxodur’s agreement to expand its international distribution, customers will be able to achieve a wide range of benefits in their formulation, including curing time, hardness, flexibility, peel strength, chemical and temperature resistance. BASF offers the broadest portfolio of amine-based curing agents for these industries.
“We are proud to expand our relationship with BASF. This collaboration provides our customers the convenience of developing their entire formula and sourcing raw materials from one easy to work with distribution leader,” said Ted Davlantes, President Material Science Americas, Brenntag Specialties. “Customers are fully supported with a dedicated team of industry experts and a comprehensive product portfolio.”
The expanded collaboration is slated to go into effect on May 1.