Brenntag opens new laboratory in Mexico Dated：2013-06-25 Clicks: 174 Keywords Brenntag-logo Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has opened a new laboratory in Querétaro, Mexico to provide extended services for the ACES (Adhesives, Coatings, Elastomers and Sealants) and Construction industry in Mexico and Central America. The new facility consists of a 150m² state-of-the-art laboratory complex designed to support technical services and R&D efforts. In addition, it will provide technical trainings to customers and suppliers as well as Brenntag sales representatives. “Brenntag is committed to bring to its customers innovation, resources and ideas to expand its product portfolio and business and this new laboratory will be essential in achieving those objectives” says Germán Torres, COO Brenntag Latin America. Sustainability and the environment played a vital role in the planning and construction of the laboratory. A roof top garden was built above the new laboratory which helps to regulate the temperature of the rooms below while reducing the facility’s carbon footprint. Furthermore, it boasts use of natural light and environment-friendly LED lights that reduce electricity usage. Brenntag is committed to sustainability and this lab will have an important participation leading the efforts and initiative to preserve the environment. About Brenntag: Brenntag is the global market leader in full-line chemical distribution. Linking chemical manufacturers and chemical users, Brenntag provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. With over 10,000 products and a world-class supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to more than 170,000 customers. The value-added services include just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management, drum return handling as well as extensive technical support. Headquartered in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 450 locations in over 70 countries. In 2012 the company realized global sales of EUR 9.7 billion (USD 12.5 billion) with nearly 13,000 employees.