Brenntag opens new head office in India

19 April 2012

Brenntag, a global leader in chemical distribution, inaugurated its new head office in Mumbai, India. The office represents Brenntag’s continued commitment to invest in India and to ensure the company has ample room for its planned growth over the next few years.

Brenntag established its presence in India in 2008 and focuses on various industry segments such as coatings, agro, food and beverage, leather, lubricants, personal care, pharmaceuticals, plastics and polymers, polyurethanes, solvents and textile.

The office adds to the company’s six existing offices located in major industrial areas in India and its growing presence in the Asia Pacific region, which includes more than 40 offices in 15 countries.

At the inauguration, Steven Holland, CEO of Brenntag Group, said: "India is a key market in Brenntag’s global strategy. By expanding our local presence in major cities like Mumbai, we are supporting our strategy of being the leading chemical distributor in both speciality and industrial chemicals. We already have a strong foothold in India and we expect to take advantage of the high growth potential in the Indian market.”

The new head office is centrally located at Ackruti Centre Point, Andheri (East), Mumbai. It has a space area covering 15,000ft2 and will have room for more than 100 employees. At present, there are 44 employees based there. In addition, Brenntag has offices and distribution facilities in Baddi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurgaon, Haridwar and Hyderabad.

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