PennWhite Limited Selects Krahn UK Limited as the UK Distributor for Silicone Oils
PennWhite Limited Selects Krahn UK Limited as the UK Distributor for Silicone Oils

PennWhite Limited Selects Krahn UK Limited as the UK Distributor for Silicone Oils

  • 15-May-2024 6:47 PM
  • Journalist: Nina Jiang

PennWhite Limited (“PennWhite”) and KRAHN UK Limited (“KRAHN”) have entered a long-term distribution agreement regarding silicone oil distribution in the UK and Ireland markets. KRAHN UK Limited has been appointed as the distributor of PennWhite-branded silicone oils, effective immediately.

Located in Middlewich (UK), PennWhite Limited is a prominent producer of antifoam chemistry renowned under the FoamDoctor® brand. Additionally, it offers a portfolio of silicone oils under the PennWhite brand, alongside manufacturing a diverse array of specialty chemicals to cater to the requirements of its loyal clientele.

PennWhite’s chemical processing aids are integral to the production of products from some of the world's largest brands. Many individuals might not realize that a variety of common items are shaped by these specialized processing aids. These aids are utilized in diverse fields like food and beverage processing, wastewater treatment, oil operations, and are gaining significance in the coatings and adhesives sector.

In 2022, Manali Petrochemicals Limited (MPL), India's sole integrated manufacturer of polyols and a subsidiary of AM International, Singapore, acquired the company.

PennWhite is excited to announce a long-term distribution agreement with KRAHN UK Limited for distributing silicone oils across the UK and Ireland markets. This partnership aims to expand PennWhite's presence in these regions and cater to the increasing demand for high-quality products and improved supply options. As per the agreement, KRAHN will actively promote and market PennWhite's silicone portfolio to a diverse range of industrial customers in the UK and Ireland.

Tobias Tasche, Chief Executive Officer of PennWhite Limited, expressed enthusiasm about the recent agreement with KRAHN, highlighting the alignment of both organizations in long-term goals and values. PennWhite, under new ownership, is actively seeking growth opportunities in new channels and markets, while KRAHN has established a strong presence in the UK and Ireland markets with complementary products for many years. Moreover, KRAHN's robust logistics capability and local technical sales team enable effective market servicing. Tasche looks forward to leveraging the excellent reputation of their new partner, KRAHN.

Andrew Lamb, Managing Director of KRAHN UK Limited, expressed delight in finalizing the agreement, noting the growing interest among customers in premium silicone oils. With PennWhite Limited's esteemed reputation and nearly four decades of experience in silicone applications, Lamb sees this partnership as a dynamic opportunity to enter this market segment and enhance customer service with an expanded range of raw material offerings. He anticipates significant growth opportunities and looks forward to achieving success in collaboration with PennWhite.

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