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Additiva and BASF sign Brazil fuel and lubricant distribution deal

Additiva and BASF sign Brazil fuel and lubricant distribution deal
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Additiva, a distributor of specialty chemicals, announced a distribution agreement with BASF’s Fuel and Lubricant Solutions division in Brazil.

“We are delighted to intensify collaboration with the Fuel and Lubricant Solutions division. Additiva and BASF have been working together for more than 15 years in different sectors and throughout Brazil. What sets Additiva apart is its strong market presence and technical team highly prepared to conduct the most varied developments. We are confident that this partnership will drive business growth and generate value for our customers. With our vast experience and responsibility as a distributor of special chemicals, we help our customers to increase their market share by offering products and technologies, ” says Marcos Bresolin, CEO of Additiva.

Additiva is a technology provider with more than eight chemical professionals focused on solving major market challenges and supporting customers in the development of innovative solutions, concepts and products. Currently, Additiva operates in more than 15 industrial segments ranging from paints and coatings, construction, leather and textiles, home care and R&I, metalworking, agrochemicals, compostable biopolymers to photocurable filaments and resins for 3D printing. Additiva’s main distribution centers are located in Canoas/RS, Mauá/SP and Itajaí/SC, in addition to the administrative headquarters in Porto Alegre/RS.

For more information about Additiva, visit: www.additiva.com.br / www.additiva3d.com.br.

BASF’s Fuel and Lubricant Solutions portfolio includes automotive fluids, such as brake and cooling fluids, lubricant additives and synthetic lubricants – for both the automotive and industrial sectors. The diversified range of chemicals and technologies also includes polyisobutene (PIB) based viscosifiers, which have multiple applications, from the manufacture of gum, self-adhesive tapes, cable compounds, to the formulation of high viscosity lubricants. 

BASF is a leader in the manufacture of fuel additive packages for gasoline and diesel fuel, improving the performance of motorcycles and increasing their service life.

Based in Ludwigshafen, Germany, BASF’s 11 divisions are aggregated into six segments based on their business models. These six segments are: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition and Care and Agricultural Solutions.

The 11 divisions bear operational responsibility and are organised according to sectors or products. They manage 54 global and regional business units and develop strategies for the 76 strategic business units.

BASF generated sales of EUR59 billion (USD69 billion) in 2019. BASF shares are traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the United States. For more information, visit www.basf.com.