Ergon Expands Partnership With Nordmann Rassmann

Tue., May 7, 2024 | Ergon

Multinational chemical distributor Nordmann has taken a new step in its partnership with Ergon International Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of naphthenic process and base oils. As of February 1, Nordmann has consolidated the distributing activities across the Baltic States, Benelux, the DACH region, France, the Nordic countries, Serbia, Spain and the UK*.

With its headquarters in Flowood, Mississippi (USA) and a European subsidiary in Waterloo, Belgium, Ergon International is a leading supplier of an extensive range of naphthenic process and base oils used to support a wide variety of technical and industrial applications.

Ergon International’s HyPrene and HyGold naphthenic process and base oils offer an impressive combination of good solvency and high flash points, in addition to outstanding color and UV stability. The company’s full offerings cover a viscosity range of 4 to 1000 cSt at 40°C, excellent blending options and several lines of multi-purpose products made from a variety of raw materials.

“We are extremely pleased to have such a strong partner in Ergon international and to be able to offer solutions for so many different types of applications with their naphthenic process and base oils,” commented Dr. Marco Pickel, Managing Director Nordmann Switzerland AG and Global Sales Director Composites, Construction, Industrial Solutions at Nordmann. “Ergon’s excellence can be seen in its diversified positioning, innovative portfolio and the outstanding quality of its products, which stand up to even the toughest technical requirements. Ergon has been certified by EcoVadis and also set itself the goal of reducing the emissions of its refining operations by 25% in the next two years. This is exactly the kind of thing we look for in a modern, future-oriented partner.”

Torsten Knipping, Sales Manager Base Oils & Key Account Manager at Ergon International, adds: “We are also very excited about the partnership we’ve established with Nordmann, which will allow us to offer customers added value and continue to grow collaboratively in the international distribution of specialties and chemicals. Nordmann’s access to a wide range of markets and industry segments and the in-depth expertise in application technology of its staff will increase our ability to supply customized solutions to customers in the manufacturing and processing industries. We look forward to achieving many new milestones together.”

*In the UK, Nordmann only distributes process oils from Ergon International.