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  • MB Barter is pleased to announce that we will again have an exhibition stand during the Chinaplas in Shanghai -May 25-28, 2016. You are kindly invited to visit our stand N4B55.
  • As of January 2016, MB Barter & Trading SA is proud to be nominated as the official exclusive distributor of PE from Egyptian Company Ethydco into Germany and Poland.
  • The MBT Group belongs to one of the top 150 biggest enterprises in Switzerland and reaffirms this with its expansions plans in international trading.

We have been successful in trading for over 30 years – worldwide but guided by the principles of Swiss quality.

MB Barter & Trading SA, headquartered in the Swiss town of Zug, was established in 1982. It is one of the leading distribution and trading companies for commodity polymers, PET and rubber, and acts as a central hub for global sourcing and marketing. MB Barter & Trading SA is a sound, family-run Swiss company that is firmly established in the market; a market in which the owners have been personally involved for decades. Supported by more than 250 employees in over two dozen own offices around the world, we maintain a service culture guided by trust, reliability and integrity. We place special emphasis on the building of long-term and sustainable relationships with both customers and suppliers. Our personal commitment, extensive expertise and high-quality products enable us to achieve this goal.


    «Independence, extensive market knowledge and strong networking are the key success factors for a trading company.»
    «The successful combination of sustainability and continuity ensures the economic stability of our company.»
    «As a company with global reach, we know more than anyone about the importance of being close to our customers.»
    «Highest availability with optimized input – that is what we call optimum efficiency in the procurement process.»
  • Philipp Endres
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Ronald Huwyler
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Jan Schürmann
    Deputy CEO /
    Executive Director Trading
  • Gerry Zurmühle
    Executive Director

We guarantee highest availability with optimized input in the procurement process.

Our many years of experience trading as an independent company, with extensive knowledge of the market and of our product range, make MB Barter & Trading SA a reliable partner in the global procurement and marketing of commodity polymers and other petrochemical products. We see ourselves as an independent link between producers and consumers – for the benefit of all parties. Because of our sustainable relationships with our suppliers, we can guarantee prompt availability and absolute reliability. Efficient distribution channels and inventory located close to our customers, ensure that the right product, in the right quality, is available at the right place and at the right time.


  • Daily information on the latest market developments thanks to our global network
  • Comprehensive, long-term market knowledge and detailed knowledge of the product range
  • Support and advice for the appropriate use of the products in production


  • Extensive, global supplier network with access to first-class products
  • Sustainable relationships with suppliers on contract-basis for high reliability and continuous availability
  • Diversified portfolio of products in commodity polymers


  • Advice on transactional, borrowing-based and loan-based financing structures in the interim financing of commercial transactions
  • Excellent access to market-leading Swiss banks, as well as credit and transport insurance companies
  • Project- and Prefinancing
  • Conversion / tolling contracts
  • D&B Rating Risk Indicator 1


  • Our own worldwide sales network with local know-how and Swiss quality standards
  • Sophisticated and robust logistics and transportation system to- and from- strategically located distribution platforms
  • Efficient distribution channels to the major markets for fast response and shortest lead times
  • Customised transport and delivery solutions

Get up and go – opt for a career with MB Barter & Trading SA.

Are you looking for a new challenge in an exciting environment? We at MB Barter & Trading SA truly value the power and commitment of the people in our highly motivated team, and attribute the highest importance to the work of every individual. Would you like to support us with your personality and expertise, as we strive to offer our customers and suppliers optimal solutions every day? Would you like to progress further with us and gain new skills? Or do you have special talents that we really ought to know about? Then send us your application. We look forward to meeting you and sharing our corporate values, such as trust and integrity, with you.

For any questions or information, please contact us by e-mail at


We deliver what we promise – benefit from the highest availability and an ensured continuity of supply.

MB Barter & Trading SA connects producers and consumers in an independent, reliable and dynamic way. A well-established network of global suppliers as well as a wide range of alternative products and solutions, guarantee highest availability, flexibility and high continuity of supply. We rely whenever possible on long-term customer and supplier relationships; as a result the majority of our products are secured through long-term purchase contracts with leading suppliers around the world.

  • Polyethylene (PE)
    Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
    Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)
    High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
    Medium Density Polyethylene (MDPE)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
    Impact Copolymer
    Random Copolymer
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
    PET Bottle
    PET Fiber
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
  • Styrenics
    Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrenics (ABS)
    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
    General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS)
    High Impact Polystyrenics (HIPS)
  • Rubbers
    Polybutadiene Rubber (PBR)
    Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
  • Chemical Gases
  • Masterbatch
  • Regranulat


Mailing address:
MB Barter & Trading SA
P.O. Box
6312 Steinhausen / Switzerland

Office address:
MB Barter & Trading SA
Erlenweg 8
6312 Steinhausen (Zug) / Switzerland

T +41 (0)41 726 83 83
F +41 (0)41 726 83 00