What Sets Us Apart
Complete geographic coverage: offices and distribution centers located throughout the Pacific Rim.
Single marketing and distribution partner: a single point of contact for sourcing and supplying products to the Asia Pacific marketplace.
Financial strength: a parent company with an impeccable financial position — Wilbur-Ellis,
a privately-held, family-run international distribution business with sales
topping $1.2 billion in 2001 and a 5A1 Dun & Bradstreet rating.
Technically trained, local professionals: locations staffed with chemists
and chemical engineers with extensive international business experience and
strong knowledge of local markets and cultures.
Reputation for integrity: long-standing customer relationships based on honoring
our commitments, standing behind our transactions, and providing professional
Responsible Care: we strongly support the Responsible Care initiative, and
will soon have acheived certification in every one of the countries where
Connell Bros. Company has a long-standing history as a marketer of specialty
products in the Pacific Rim, and extensive knowledge of its unique
needs. With more than 600 employees worldwide, we are able to provide
an optimum level of customer service and support.
The Connell Bros. office in Hong Kong started trading in flour and importing
fresh fruits and grains in the 1890s. Since that time, our dedication to
sound business ethics, responsiveness to suppliers and our skilled, dedicated
and highly knowledgeable employees have guided the company to its current
position as the area's leading distributor. We are one of the few- if not
the only- companies in the region with a U.S.-based headquarters, suppliers
from around the world and extensive distribution coverage all over Asia.
We service core industries throughout our distribution network. These include:
- Coatings and Inks
- Plastics and Rubber
- Food Ingredients
- Personal and Household Care
In addition, our regional offices have sales and distribution expertise
specific to local product needs.
The CBC network consists of 32 offices and about 34
warehouses spread through Asia Pacific. Additionally our application
laboratories in Singapore, Shanghai and Bangkok provide
support for small and large customers as well as localized product
testing and training services.
A Global Perspective, with Focus on Asia
Connell Bros. Company maintains a network of offices throughout
Asia and provides a comprehensive set of services to both suppliers
Complete supply chain management, including transportation,
warehousing, sales, and distribution
We also help manufacturers in Asia and other countries to identify potential U.S. markets for a broad range of products and raw materials.
- Expert, industry-focused technical sales force
- Extensive marketing support, including market research, product positioning,
pricing, and development
and refinement of marketing and distribution