Brenntag enhances operations in SE Asia with new facility in Vietnam
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Brenntag enhances operations in SE Asia with new facility in Vietnam

Brenntag, the world leader in chemical and ingredient distribution, has recently inaugurated a state-of-the-art mixing and blending facility in Dong Nai province, positioned in a vital economic zone just 30 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

This new facility marks a significant advancement for Brenntag’s operations, showcasing a commitment to providing high-quality products and services in response to increasing customer demands. Positioned strategically, the facility enhances Brenntag Vietnam’s last-mile operations. It is located near a regional tollgate with bulk storage tanks exceeding 21,000 cubic metres and a jetty accommodating vessels up to 50,000 deadweight tonnage.

Ewout van Jarwaarde, chief executive officer of Brenntag Essentials, emphasised the strategic importance of the new operation in Vietnam. He stated, “The Dong Nai facility embodies Brenntag Essentials’ ‘triple’ business model, combining local operational excellence, site network optimisation in Vietnam, and global sourcing through integration with Brenntag Essentialsโ€™ worldwide supply chain network.”

Facility features and future expansion

Occupying more than 3,900 square meters, the Dong Nai facility is designed with a focus on safety, efficiency, and sustainability. It features cutting-edge mixing and blending technology, advanced testing laboratories to ensure product compliance with quality and regulatory standards, and capabilities for drumming and packaging a variety of chemical products.

Chan Huan Yong, president of Brenntag Essentials Asia Pacific, praised the Vietnam team’s dedication and service, attributing the facility’s timely and safe completion to their efforts. He also highlighted the facility’s current focus on solvent-based solutions and upcoming expansion to offer water-based solutions by the end of 2024, catering to the evolving needs of customers in Southeast Asia.