PennWhite appoints KRAHN UK as UK distributor of silicone oils
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PennWhite appoints KRAHN UK as UK distributor of silicone oils

PennWhite Limited is a leading manufacturer of antifoam chemistry under the renowned FoamDoctor brand

  • By ICN Bureau | May 15, 2024

PennWhite Limited, UK (PennWhite) has announced a long-term distribution agreement partnership with KRAHN UK  Limited , for the distribution of silicone oils in the UK and Ireland markets.

The partnership will broaden the footprint of PennWhite silicone oils in the UK and Ireland markets and help meet the growing demand for premium products and more accessible supply options. Under the terms of the agreement KRAHN UK will market and promote PennWhite’s silicone portfolio to a wide range of their industrial customers in the UK and Ireland.

Tobias Tasche, Chief Executive Officer of PennWhite Limited, said: “We are incredibly excited about this recent agreement with KRAHN, as our organizations are very much aligned in our long-term goals and values. PennWhite under new ownership is proactive in finding growth through new channels and new markets, and KRAHN have had a good footprint in the UK and Ireland markets with complementary products for many years. In addition, they have a strong logistics capability and a team of local technical sales staff which allows us to service these markets appropriately. We look forward to leveraging the excellent reputation of our new partner KRAHN”.

Andrew Lamb, Managing Director, KRAHN UK Limited, said: “KRAHN is delighted to have reached this agreement as we see an increasing interest from our customers in premium silicone oils. PennWhite Limited is well-respected, its reputation built upon almost 40 years of experience in silicone applications. The partnership allows us to dynamically enter this market segment whilst better serving our customers with an even wider spectrum of their raw material requirements. It also provides an opportunity for further growth and we look forward to achieving great success, together.”

PennWhite Limited, based in Middlewich (UK) is a leading manufacturer of antifoam chemistry under the renowned FoamDoctor brand, and supplies a portfolio of silicone oils under the PennWhite brand. A wide range of other speciality chemicals are also manufactured to service the needs of long-term customers.

PennWhite’s chemical processing aides play an essential role in the products of the world’s biggest brands. The company was bought in 2022 by Manali Petrochemicals Limited (MPL), India’s only integrated manufacturer of polyols and a part of AM International, Singapore.

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