Boron Expert

Andreas Poelchen

Andreas Poelchen

Regional Sales Manager | France, Spain, Portugal, and Nordics


Supporting France, Spain, Portugal, and the Nordic countries, Andreas has more than 20 years of experience in the global and European chemical industries. He is an expert in specialty and commodity chemical products and services used for:

  • Crop protection
  • Active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Galvano and metal plating
  • Fluorine additives
  • Anti-friction coatings
  • High performance lubricants

Andreas has a business administration diploma from the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany and is Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.


U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles east of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto

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