Brenntag Acquired Specialties Distributor Lawrence Industries

Date: 03/04/2024
Categories: Corporate
Logos of Brenntag and Lawrence Industries

The recent acquisition of the specialty chemicals distributor Lawrence Industries will allow Brenntag to further strengthen its position in the British and Irish coatings market.

The international chemicals and ingredients distributor Brenntag has announced the acquisition of Lawrence Industries, a British specialties distributor, in order to enhance its coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers sustainable product portfolio.

“The acquisition of Lawrence Industries will further strengthen our specialty offering in the UK and Ireland and is perfectly in line with our strategy in Material Science. Lawrence Industries has developed an industry leading reputation. I am deeply impressed with Lawrence Industries and its highly capable and outstanding team, their long-established regional presence, strong specialty portfolio and experienced technical set-up. I look forward to further expanding our technical and value-added services to our top tier suppliers and valued customers with a particular focus on innovative and sustainable solutions, leveraging each other’s capabilities,” has commented Lars Schneider, Global President Brenntag Specialties Material Science.

“We are excited to join the Brenntag family. Gaining the international reach is an important next step for us as a leading distributor of specialty chemicals in the UK. Moreover, acquiring access to Brenntag’s extensive Innovation & Application Centre network enable our current and future customers to benefit from best-in-class value added services,” has added Charles Henn-Allen, Managing Director of Lawrence Industries.