MANCHESTER, UK — Richard Baker Harrison Ltd (RBH) announced the acquisition of specialist European distribution companies, Faber & VanderEnde B.V and Faber & VanderEnde GmbH. 

This latest acquisition will see both companies trade as independent businesses within the RBH Group, providing an enriched portfolio of specialist raw materials across Europe with a focus on key markets including coatings, construction, adhesives and sealants, and molecular sieves/filtration.

RBH has a long history of growth and investment in people, products and principals within the chemical distribution sector. The decision to include Faber & VanderEnde B.V. & GmbH into the family of RBH companies represents a strategic investment for RBH as it continues to broaden its portfolio of products and resources to support customers and principals.

Brendan Pope, Interim Managing Director of RBH, said, “We are very excited at our acquisition of Faber & VanderEnde B.V and Faber & VanderEnde GmbH and the opportunity it creates to deliver on our customers’ requirements. We are looking to complement and supplement the very high levels of customer service offered by these companies and their management. Combined with RBH resources and our wider product portfolio we now have the opportunity to serve existing and new EU customers which further supports our drive for optimum customer service.”

Harold Faber, founder of Faber & VanderEnde B.V., said, “Our goal was and still is to set new standards in customer service and innovation and I am looking forward to working with a team whose entrepreneurial spirit and vision for the future aligns with our own ambitions of providing a sustainable and expansive portfolio of materials alongside best-in-class customer service.”

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