Global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, Brenntag has recently announced the expansion of its business collaboration with Zeochem, the Swiss manufacturer of high-quality molecular sieves, chromatography gels and deuterated compounds.

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These high-performance chromatography silica gels, developed using Zeochem know-how and manufactured in Europe, provide diverse options with varying moisture content and customizable properties. This versatility ensures that they can be tailored to meet the unique requirements of each customer. The addition of these innovative products to Brenntag’s offering strengthens its position as a trusted partner for the pharmaceutical industry further.

Dr. Daniela Knedel, Industry Market Manager Regulated Synthesis, Pharma EMEA, who underlined the importance of this collaboration stated – “In the field of perfect synthesis, exceptional purification is paramount. High performance silica gels for chromatography are now available to our customers. To meet all requirements, we offer a wide range of conventional and custom options with varying degrees of moisture.”

“We are looking forward to a great collaboration and partnership with an industry leader like Brenntag” stated Maarten de Voer, Head of Division Specialities at Zeochem. “With their technical expertise and application knowledge, we trust Brenntag to distribute our products and serve our customers to the highest level.”

About Brenntag:

Brenntag is the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution. The company holds a central role in connecting customers and suppliers of the chemical industry. Headquartered in Essen, Germany, Brenntag has more than 17,500 employees worldwide and operates a network of about 600 sites in 72 countries. In 2022, Brenntag generated sales of around 19.4 billion EUR. The two global divisions, Brenntag Essentials and Brenntag Specialties, provide a full-line portfolio of industrial and specialty chemicals and ingredients as well as tailor-made application, marketing and supply chain solutions, technical and formulation support, comprehensive regulatory know-how, and digital solutions for a wide range of industries. In the field of sustainability, Brenntag pursues specific goals and is committed to sustainable solutions in its own sector and the industries served. Brenntag shares have been listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2010, in the DAX since September 2021. In addition, the Brenntag SE shares are listed in the DAX 50 ESG and DAX ESG Target. For more information, visit

About Zeochem:

Zeochem, a manufacturer of high-quality molecular sieves, chromatography gels and deuterated compounds, was founded more than 200 years ago. With production facilities in Rüti (Switzerland), Louisville (Kyoto), Donghai (China) and Zvornik (Bosnia and Herzegovina), they offer a wide range of high-performance products and coordinated global support. For more information, visit


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