Speciality Chemicals Willbur-Ellis Subsidary Obtains License for Speciality Chemicals Distribution in Vietnam
Connell Brothers, a subsidiary of Wilbur-Ellis was approved as a fully licensed distributor of specialty industrial chemicals and ingredients in the Vietnam. The company wants to use it's new status to expand and simplify its distribution operations for its customers and suppliers.
Ho Chi Minh City/Vietnam – Connell Brothers Company (CBC) was granted approval from the Vietnam government to conduct business as a fully licensed distributor. The company operated as a representative office for Wilbur-Ellis since 1994, thus being the first United States-based industrial specialty chemicals and ingredients distribution company to re-establish a presence in Vietnam after the end of the U.S. trade embargo in 1993. Connell Brothers services local, regional and multinational customers and suppliers in the following core industries: coatings and inks; plastics and rubber; personal and household care; ingredients for the food processing and beverage industries; construction; ceramics; textiles; water treatment; adhesives; lube oils; animal feed and other industry segments.
“For several years, we’ve been committed to servicing customers and suppliers in Vietnam, providing superior specialty chemicals and ingredients sourced from a broad base of suppliers for a wide range of industries,” said Ted Eliot, president of CBC. “By investing in Vietnam, we are well-positioned to participate in the tremendous potential of this rapidly growing market by providing a high-standard of services to our customers and suppliers.”
The newly obtained license will allow CBC Vietnam to operate its normal, full-service distribution business on a competitive basis throughout Vietnam through offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.