Brenntag acquires CCP Gransden water solutions business

Brenntag is now the exclusive distribution partner for the BASF range of Zetag® and Magnafloc® polyelectrolytes throughout the UK and Ireland.

Brenntag UK & Ireland, part of Brenntag Group announced at the end of 2017 that they have acquired the Water Solutions Business of CCP Gransden Ltd and CCP Gransden (Ireland) Ltd. This means that Brenntag is now the exclusive distribution partner for the BASF range of Zetag® and Magnafloc® polyelectrolytes throughout the UK and Ireland.

Richard Ward, Chief Operating Officer, Brenntag UK & Ireland, said, “The acquisition of the CCP Water Solutions business is a great complementary fit to our Water Treatment business in UK & Ireland as this now means we can offer the full range of BASF polyelectrolyte flocculants across the entire territory. CCP has a very strong reputation in the sector and I am delighted to welcome Stephen Gallagher and Christopher Murphy, the former CCP technical and sales staff, to the Brenntag Group. “

Commenting on the changes, Jim Erskine, Managing Director, CCP added, “The BASF range of flocculants fits perfectly within the Brenntag product portfolio and market sector focus which can only benefit customers in Ireland. Brenntag has a very wide Water Treatment product offering which will complement the range that CCP has been marketing for many years. I am pleased that the Technical Sales team from CCP will transfer to Brenntag as this will offer continuity to our customers.”

Also commenting on the new agreement, Patrice Petit, EMEA Indirect Business Head, Paper & Water Chemicals, BASF, added, “The customers of BASF’s high-performing quality products in Ireland will benefit from combining the local knowledge and expertise of CCP Gransden with the extensive product and service portfolio of a global market leader in chemical distribution like Brenntag.”

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