Brenntag Expands Local Presence in Massachusetts
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, has opened a new production and warehouse facility in Upton, Massachusetts. This new 33,000-square feet facility solidifies Brenntag’s presence as a leading chemicals distributor in the Northeast region of the United States.
“Upton provides a perfect location to improve service levels and grow volumes with the existing customer base in the region,” stated Scott Leibowitz, Regional President Brenntag Essentials. “In 2017, we invested in this area to expand our capabilities by opening a warehouse in West Boylston. Upton adds packaging capability in the region, enabling us to service our customers in a reliable and cost-efficient way.”
The New England facility is centrally located, with easy access to main thoroughfares like I-90 and I-95 and full rail access. It is equipped with 500,000 gallons of bulk storage capacity, automated packaging lines for solvents, oxidizers and corrosive chemicals, and extensive rail access for greater efficiency and movement of materials.
“Our principal objective has always been and will continue to be, to serve the needs of our customers and suppliers in the most efficient manner possible. The New England market is faced with unique challenges, and we believe we can bring value through our scale and global networks” said Ana Eisenhauer, President Brenntag Essentials Northeast. “In addition, we aim to build local relationships through authenticity and commitment by positively giving back to the community.”