Oqema and Leuna-Tenside start distribution partnership

Oqema and Leuna-Tenside start distribution partnership
Leuna-Tenside GmbH, one of the world’s leading medium-sized suppliers of specialty surfactants, has concluded a partnership agreement with Oqema. Going forward, the chemical distributor will be Leuna’s distribution partner for eastern European markets, including Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. This allows Leuna-Tenside to benefit from the Oqema Group’s strong European network and knowledge of the market.

Meanwhile, Leuna-Tenside’s broad product range is a welcome addition to Oqema’s portfolio and is an additional component of the chemical distributor’s European strategy.

Leuna-Tenside’s standard products include the following product groups:
  • Non-ionic surfactants based on fatty alcohols, fatty acids, glycerides, and fatty amines
  • Anionic surfactants such as alkyl sulphonates and alkyl sulphonyl chlorides
  • Sodium isethionate and surfactants based on sodium isethionate such as methyltaurine and alkyl taurates
  • Medium- and long-chained chlorinated paraffins
The stated aim of OQEMA’s consulting and service-focused business strategyis to progressively ease the burden of distribution organisation on chemical manufacturers and to procure more added value for them.

The Oqema Group, formerly Overlack, is one of the five largest chemical distributors in Germany and one of the top 10 in Europe. Almost 1,000 employees currently work for Oqema at 40 locations in 17 countries. At the interface between chemicals manufacturers and chemicalprocessing industries the Oqema Group provides pan-European services along the supply chains, ranging from procurement, product development and individual mixing to logistics and recycling.

The Group has specific expertise in the technical and regulatory support of ist customers. Oqema is also the exclusive distribution partner of various renowned producers. Oqema customers across Europe include around 27,000 companies from highly diverse sectors such as life science, technical applications and environmental as well as industries such as paints & coatings, pharmaceuticals & cosmetics and feed & food.

Source: Oqema AG