INDIA – Chemicals distribution company Brenntag has opened a new head office in India to ready and position itself for future investments and growth in the country.
The new head office is centrally located at Ackruti Centre Point, Andheri (East), Mumbai. It has a space area covering 15,000 sq. ft and the capacity to increase its current staff strength of 44 to more than 100 employees.
With in-house food & beverage and personal care technical application laboratories, the new office offers value-added services to Brenntag’s customers by meeting specific requirements for the formulation and customization of various blends of ingredients and chemicals.
The German company said that its new head office in Mumbai represents “its continued commitment to invest in India and to ensure the company has ample room for its planned growth over the next few years.”
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 specialty 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.”
Brenntag first entered the Indian market in 2008 and focuses on various industry segments such as Agro, Coatings, Food & Beverage, Leather, Lubricants, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics & Polymers, Polyurethanes, Solvents and Textile.
The new office adds to the company’s six existing offices located in all major industrial locations in India and Brenntag’s growing presence in the Asia Pacific region, which includes more than 40 offices in 12 countries.