J.A.M. Distributing, a Brenntag Group company, has been appointed as sole distributor for Infineum USA L.P. effective May 1st, 2019.
Having worked with Infineum since 1990, this latest appointment extends the relationship between the parties beyond their existing arrangements in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.
J.A.M. Distributing is a market leader in the marketing, formulation, and distribution of high value lubricant additives, base oils, and speciality chemicals. J.A.M. Distributing became part of the Brenntag Group in 2015 and operates across the United States.
Fabian Devita, Americas Sales Director at Infineum, commented on the appointment: “We want to expand our collaboration with Brenntag based on the knowledge, experience and a robust working relationship we have successfully developed with Brenntag in other regions. This appointment is an important strategic decision to catalyze growth in the region.”
“We are excited to be a part of the expanding relationship between Infineum and Brenntag,” stated Craig Goodrich, Vice President Lubricants, Brenntag North America. “Integrating the Infineum lubricant additives product line to our current speciality products offerings will undoubtedly add value to our customers.”
The territory expansion of the relationship will help to further support customers and suppliers with Infineum lubricant and fuel additives products into the lubricants industry.
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, covers all major markets with its extensive product and service portfolio. Headquartered in Essen, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 580 locations in 76 countries and a workforce of more than 16,600 employees. In 2018, the company generated sales of EUR 12.6 billion (USD 14.8 billion). Brenntag connects chemical manufacturers and chemical users. The company supports its customers and suppliers with tailor-made distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals. With more than 10,000 products and a world-class supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to around 195,000 customers. This includes specific application technology, an extensive technical support and value-added services such as just-in-time delivery, product mixing, formulation, repackaging, inventory management and drum return handling. Long-standing experience and local excellence in the individual countries characterize the global market leader for chemical distribution.
The Infineum Group of Companies is a world-class petroleum additives enterprise. With global headquarters in Milton Hill, UK, Infineum is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of lubricant additives used primarily in automotive, heavy-duty diesel and marine engines, and additives for diesel fuels. Its customers are oil companies, other lubricant and fuel marketers and OEMs. The Infineum product line also includes specialty additives for small engines, automotive transmissions, and gas engines, and industrial oils. Infineum has Business & Technology centers in the USA, UK, Singapore and China and has sales representation in over 70 countries.”