Brenntag is the global market leader in fullline chemical distribution. Linking chemical manufacturers and chemical users the company provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. With over 10,000 products and a highly diverse supplier base, Brenntag offers one-stop-shop solutions to about 160,000 customers. Headquartered in Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany, the company operates a global network with more than 400 locations in nearly 68 countries. In 2011, the company realized global sales of EUR 8.7 billion (USD 12.1 billion) with nearly 13,000 employees.