Connell Brothers Named Top Chemical Distributor By ICIS Chemical Business

July 30, 2012 — Press Releases,
Based on its 2011 sales, Connell Brothers  was ranked second in Asia and tenth globally in chemical distribution

SAN FRANCISCO — July 30, 2012 — Connell Brothers, a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company and the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and industrial ingredients in Asia-Pacific, was named by ICIS Chemical Business magazine as one of its Top 100 Chemical Distributors.

“We are pleased to once again introduce the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors – a global listing of companies critical to the chemical supply chain. We had a record number of entries this year and we also break out sales by geographic region,” said ICIS Chemical Business Global Editor Joseph Chang.

In addition to the global ranking, ICIS broke out regional leaders separately for North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa. Connell Brothers ranked second in Asia and tenth globally based on its 2011 sales of $815 million.  The company remains the largest specialty chemicals distributor in Asia-Pacific to date.

“Connell Brothers is pleased to be recognized by ICIS Chemical Business as a leading distributor,” said Ted Eliot, president of Connell Brothers. “This recognition is evidence of our dedication to providing quality service and solutions to meet our customers’ needs, our growth as a global company in Asia-Pacific, and our core principles of integrity and commitment.”

Connell Brothers operates an extensive network across the Asia-Pacific with a total of 37 offices across 17 countries in the region, offering local expertise, local and global relationships, and comprehensive services including supply chain management, marketing and distribution, documentation and warehousing, and regulations support.