Barentz to distribute Arxada preservatives in the US HI&I market

February 2, 2023

AVON, OH, February 1, 2023. Barentz, a world-class distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce our expanded preservative relationship with Arxada in the U.S. following its acquisition of Troy Corporation in 2021.  These exceptionally high-quality solutions are ideal for ensuring the preservation of your home care cleaning products. Effective immediately, Barentz will exclusively distribute Arxada’s entire home care preservation range of products in the U.S.


Arxada, in conjunction with Barentz, provides application development know-how, exceptional customer service, lab capabilities, and formulary & regulatory support. Coupled with our technical sales team, we will bring differentiated value-added solutions to customers by providing technical proficiency and preservation formulation expertise across the U.S.


“Barentz is extremely excited to enter into this distribution agreement with Arxada,” Chris Lupica, Vice President, Principal Management, said. “Arxada’s home care preservation business has a comprehensive range of preservatives.  These products and solutions have been subject to rigorous evaluations that meet the most stringent regulatory requirements.  It is another example of how Barentz continues to bring unique offerings and solutions to our HI&I customers in the U.S.”


After many years of successful partnership with Troy corporation, we are excited to expand our relationship with Barentz to cover the entire Arxada HI&I portfolio of preservative products,” said David Koehl, Global Head of Marketing, Preservation Home & Personal Care at Arxada. “This new chapter in our partnership means that Barentz will now have an expanded portfolio of unique, innovative solutions to meet their customers’ needs. We look forward to continuing to support Barentz, and their customers, in addressing their continuously growing preservation challenges.”



Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor for the Human Nutrition, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Home Care, Specialty Industrial, and Animal Nutrition markets. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Barentz distributes ingredients for products to small- and medium-sized enterprises and large customers globally. The Group sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredients experts provide value-added technical support (including pre-mixing, blending, customized formulation, and testing) from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers, and application laboratories in EMEA, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific.


Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 60 countries with a strong presence in Asia, Europe, North America, and a growing presence in Latin America. With a turnover of 2.1 billion, the company employs around 2,000 people worldwide and serves over 22,000 customers. For more information, please visit: or Barentz HI&I on LinkedIn.



Arxada is a global specialty chemicals business with a world-class offering in Consumer Microbial Control (CMC), Industrial Microbial Control (IMC) and Nutrition, Care and Environmental (NCE). Arxada provides a broad portfolio of differentiated products targeted at a range of end markets, supported by its leading regulatory capabilities, IP expertise and established track record in R&D. Arxada has a global footprint spanning 26 production sites, with a world-leading team of 3,800 employees serving customers across a wide range of industries. To learn more about Arxada, please visit: and Arxada on LinkedIn