Coping with the disruption and changes in demand caused by the coronavirus is different for chemical distributors such as Brenntag because they often deliver small orders of chemical products to a variety of customers and the process requires handling hindered by social distancing, says CEO Christian Kohlpaintner. Diversity in products helps, as water treatment, personal care and other segments have performed well, he says.
Brenntag CEO shares chemical distributors' challenges
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