Elkem Silicones a global, fully integrated silicones producer announces the appointment of BRENNTAG, the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, to exclusively distribute its new specialties product line PURESILTM within the European Personal Care market, in addition to its historical MIRASILTM portfolio. The agreement covers all European countries with the exception of Turkey, Russia and Belorussia.
Elkem Silicones and Brenntag have successfully cooperated since 2014 for the sales development of the MIRASILTM product range in Europe. The addition of the differentiated PURESILTM line of specialties will further reinforce the attractive offer both companies already take to the Personal Care market.
The newly extended product range of Elkem Silicones is now composed of both MIRASIL™ and PURESIL™ brands. The PURESIL™ brand focuses on technologies to help customers innovate and differentiate, whilst the MIRASIL™ brand continues as the foundation silicone technology to meet customers expectation of performance, reliability, and efficiency.
Elkem Silicones new range of PURESILTM elastomer gels and film formers will be a great asset for Brenntag to further extend their already comprehensive offer of technologies in this market, particularly in the skin care and color cosmetics applications.
About Elkem Silicones
Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 11 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 12 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. www.silicones.elkem.com
Brenntag is the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution. We connect our suppliers and customers in value-adding partnerships. Our almost 17,500 employees provide tailor-made application, marketing and supply chain solutions. Technical and formulation support, market, industry and regulatory expertise as well as advanced digital tools are just some examples of our services that are aiming to create an excellent customer experience. Our full-line portfolio comprises specialty and industrial chemicals and ingredients of a world-class supplier base. Building on its long-standing experience, unmatched global reach and local excellence, Brenntag works closely alongside its partners to make their business more successful. We are committed to contribute towards greater sustainability in our own business and the industries we serve, and to achieve sustainable profitable growth. Headquartered in Essen (Germany) and with regional headquarters in Philadelphia, Houston and Singapore, Brenntag operates a unique global network with more than 640 locations in 77 countries. The company generated sales of EUR 12.8 billion (USD 14.4 billion) in 2019. Brenntag shares are traded at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (BNR). www.brenntag.com
Contacts : Laurent Leservoisier, Elkem Silicones
General Counsel & Communication Director
+ (33) 4 72 13 19 00
Hubertus Spethmann, Brenntag AG
Vice President Global Communications
Telephone: +49 (201) 6496-1732