Brandt 2012 Distributor of the year

Brandt Technologies awarded 2012 BASF KAOLIN DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

Posted on July 15, 2013

BASF is pleased to announce the winner of 2012 BASF KAOLIN DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD.    This year, Brandt Technologies, LLC,  Bensenville, IL, has won both award categories, Growth and Performance.  Nate Renwald, Managing Partner and Ben Hotchkiss, President accepted the awards in their Bensenville, IL offices.  Nate and Ben assumed control of Brandt in January of 2012 from founders Tom Brandt and Art Fox.  In 2012, Brandt enjoyed greater than 20% growth in new business year over year.   The exclusive BASF Midwest Kaolin distributor  also excelled in investment relating to the sales of kaolin, key account management, pricing, communications and forecasting, earning them the Performance award.

Brandt Technologies has always been a strong reliable performer and well positioned in the markets they serve. Nate and Ben, with the mentoring and support of Tom and Art, are ascending BRANDT to the next level, delivering mutually beneficial results for our businesses. We both congratulate and greatly appreciate their success.


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