Connell Brothers Signs Distribution Agreement with Bayer Materialscience in Thailand

September 1, 2013 — Press Releases,
Connell Brothers continues to invest in growing its technical expertise in coatings
BANGKOK – Sept. 1, 2013 – Connell Bros. Co. Thailand Ltd. announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Bayer Thai Co., Ltd. to market and distribute the coatings, adhesives, and specialties (CAS) product lines from Bayer MaterialScience to its customers in Thailand; effective as of Sept. 1, 2013.
Utilizing Connell Brothers’ formulation and application lab located in Bangkok, Thailand, the company’s technical specialists will aid in specialized formulation development for customers in the country. Connell Brothers says that their approach to technical service, utilizing application and formulation labs, is a continued focus for the company and helps their customers reach new markets and increase revenues.
“We’re pleased to be able to expand our partnership with Bayer MaterialScience to Thailand,” said Rod Deckert, general manager of Connell Brothers Thailand.  “We’ve invested heavily in Thailand and around the region to become the premier partner in the marketing and distributing specialty chemicals and ingredients, and I believe that this partnership validates our commitment to serving the local market in Thailand and in the region.”
With sales of 11.5 billion Euros in 2012, Bayer MaterialScience, a Bayer Group company, is among the world’s largest manufacturers of high-tech materials and one of the world’s leading suppliers of materials for coatings, adhesives and specialties.
The companies announced a similar agreement last month to market and distribute these products to customers in Malaysia.
For further information on the availability of Bayer MaterialScience’s products in Thailand, please contact Rodrich.Deckert@wecocbc.com.
About Connell Brothers
Founded in 1896, Connell Brothers is a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company and is the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and industrial ingredients in Asia-Pacific with a keen focus on technical service, customer support, and environmental, health, and safety.  Connell Brothers provides complete supply chain management from transportation, documentation, warehousing, and sales and distribution in 17 countries and in 37 offices located throughout Asia-Pacific.
For more information, please visit www.wilburellis.com