Brenntag acquire chemical distributor in Sweden

Brenntag to acquire chemical distributor in Sweden

12:05 PM, 23rd December 2014
Brenntag to acquire chemical distributor in Sweden

MULHEIM AN DER RUHR, GERMANY: Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, signed an agreement to acquire the Swedish chemical distributor Fred Holmberg & Co AB headquartered in Malmo, Sweden. Fred Holmberg is focused on the distribution of organic and inorganic chemicals in Scandinavia and provides efficient mixing and blending activities. The main site is located in Kalmar in the south-east of Sweden, with modern filling lines for packaging goods and directly connected to the harbor.

“With this acquisition we bring together two strong companies. Thereby Brenntag will further strengthen and expand its industrial chemicals product portfolio in the region. The transaction fits our industrial chemicals strategy and will broaden the portfolio of products to our customers in addition to our existing speciality range of products and services. With acquiring Fred Holmberg & Co AB we invest once more into our infrastructure which also will add value to our business partners, both customers as well as suppliers,” said Karsten Beckmann, CEO Brenntag Europe, Middle East and Africa.


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