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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 canton 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.»
  • Philipp Endres
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Ronald Huwyler
    Chief Financial Officer

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 and inter-national 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


MBT PolyTapes GmbH

MBT PolyTapes GmbH

In line with our vertical diversification strategy, MB Barter & Trading SA has in recent years invested in downstream production lines. The knowhow and positive experience that we have gained from these acquisitions have helped us determine the future goals of the MB Barter Group. To this extent, we plan to continue our investments in downstream production entities within the plastic industry, in this manner MB Barter & Trading SA plans to continue optimizing the synergies evolving from our in-depth knowledge of raw material into further production ventures.

With our German companies, MBT PolyTapes GmbH and Re-Pack Folien GmbH, we have at our disposal two strongly established production entities within the protective film industry.

Both of these well established firms specialize in development and production of high quality PE-based protective films, which are extremely important and used by world renowned Window and Construction industry leaders as well as in the plastic, aluminum and steel industry.

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.

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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)
  • Chemicals
  • Masterbatch
  • Regranulat

We know our business and listen to our business partner’s needs.

We strive to understand the challenges of our business partners in the ever-changing environment of steel purchasing and selling. The dynamics of steel trading business has changed a lot over recent years and we recognize that working with reliable trustworthy partners has never been as important as it is today with the high level of market volatility resulting in clients being forced into higher risks exposures. MB Barter & Trading SA has a long experience in commodities trading and a first class reputation with both its professional partners and banks. We endeavor to seek out solutions for our business partners to minimize such risks. Our team of well-experienced dedicated steel professionals located in key regions are continuously at the pulse of their markets allowing us to provide our partners with real time information and taking quick effective action as the situation demands.

We can offer a full range of services to meet our clients individual needs such as; marketing, financing, logistics and consulting. We strive to serve both our suppliers and our customers through close co-operation and a philosophy of long term win-win partnerships.

  • Long Products
    Wire Rod
    Reinforcing Bars
  • Structural Products
    Wide Flange Beams
  • Merchant Shapes
    Flat Bar
    Bar Channels
  • Carbon Hot Rolled
    Coils (including pickled and oiled)
    Sheets (including pickled and oiled)
    Floor Plate in Coils
  • Carbon Cold Rolled
  • Hot Dipped Galvanized
    Corrugated Steel Sheets
  • Tubing and Pipes
    Black Pipe
    Galvanized Pipe


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