HAMBURG, Germany — ExxonMobil Chemical has appointed the KRAHN Chemie Group as authorized distributor in Spain for its Jayflex™ plasticizers DINP, DIDP, DIUP, DTDP and MB10. This is a further expansion of the existing cooperation between the two companies.

KRAHN is already the authorized distributor for the standard plasticizers DINP and DIDP in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Eastern Europe. For the specialties DIUP, DTDP and MB10 KRAHN acts as an authorized distributor throughout Europe. The products are used in a variety of applications, especially in PVC, rubber, adhesives and sealants, paints and coatings, and printing inks.

In order to support Spanish customers directly on site and in their national language, KRAHN Chemie has established a local sales team. For this purpose, KRAHN uses the structures of the OTTO KRAHN Group and initially operates from the Spanish subsidiary of its sister company ALBIS PLASTIC in Barcelona.

Karlheinz Schuster, Vice President Sales & Marketing at KRAHN Chemie, said, "We are very pleased with the expansion of our long-standing partnership with ExxonMobil and are looking forward to developing our activities in the Spanish market for plasticizers."

KRAHN Chemie is a chemical distribution company with a history spanning over 100 years. KRAHN’s core competence is the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals as well as heat transfer fluids.