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April 1 2024, David R Brown

Manuchar expands its global network with the formation of a joint venture in Poland

Manuchar, a leading distributor of chemicals with headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium, has formed a joint venture (JV) with Falken Trade, an international trading firm specialising in the supply of food additives across Central Europe. The JV will operate under the name Manuchar Poland and will leverage the combined expertise of both to capitalise on opportunities in Poland and beyond.

Our partnership with Falken Trade in Poland marks an important moment in our journey, combining forces to unlock new possibilities

Maurice Helsen
Region Manager Europe at Manuchar N.V.

Falken Trade is an international distribution company specializing in the sale of functional food and feed additives. The company was founded in 2003 and since then has been dynamically evolving by offering a wide range of products to the Central Europe market. Every year, Falken Trade generates double-digit sales and volume growth, making it a trusted business partner.

The partnership supports Manuchar's plans to strengthen its chemical distribution platform and to expand its global network, both geographically and in terms of its product offering. Manuchar Poland will offer solutions in the Home Care, Personal Care, Fabric Care, and Crop Nutrition and Pharmaceutical industry.

Maurice Helsen, Region Manager Europe, Manuchar commented, “Our partnership with Falken Trade in Poland marks an important moment in our journey, combining forces to unlock new possibilities. Manuchar is already known as a specialist in emerging markets, but we have also been present in Europe for many years. This joint venture is a testament to our dedication to growth, and we look forward to creating a future together with Falken Trade defined by excellence, resilience, and mutual prosperity.”

Łukasz Kujawa, CEO Falken Trade added, “It is with great satisfaction that Falken Trade has started a cooperation with the internationally renowned company, Manuchar. A partner with such extensive experience and a diversified product portfolio will certainly serve as a significant source of inspiration for Falken Trade and, above all, will contribute to the further development of our organisation.”

About Manuchar
Manuchar, headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium is a leading distributor of chemicals in emerging markets. The Group complements its Chemical Distribution business with International Trade Services in steel, polymers and several other raw materials. Manuchar handles over 4 million metric tons of goods, generating circa USD 2.4 billion in sales from local operations in over 40 countries and 160 locations across North & Latin America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Manuchar employs 2,800 employees worldwide.

Source(s): Manuchar Press release

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