Barentz to distribute Innospec Home Care products in the US HI&I market

March 6, 2023

Barentz to distribute Innospec Home Care products in the US HI&I market

AVON, OH, March 6, 2023. Barentz, a world-class distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce a new distribution agreement with Innospec in all regions within the US except the West Coast and Intermountain West.  The Home Care, I&I products from Innospec offer a diverse range of surfactants, additives, and patented high-performance formulations for use in everyday cleaning products. Effective immediately, Barentz will exclusively distribute Innospec’s entire Home Care, I&I range of products. 

Innospec, 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 formulation expertise. 

“Barentz is extremely excited to enter into this distribution agreement with Innospec,” Chris Lupica, Vice President, Principal Management, said. “Innospec’s Home Care, I&I business has a comprehensive range of products including naturally derived and synthetic ingredients that find their way into a variety of applications from laundry liquids, pods, powders and tablets to dish care products and multi-purpose cleaners. It is another example of how Barentz continues to bring unique offerings and solutions to our HI&I customers in the U.S.” 

“We believe this partnership will position us well to grow our HI&I business and to reach out to more customers across the US’’ said John Pickering, Global Business Director, Home Care, I&I. “We are delighted to enter this agreement and looking forward to a successful partnership with the Barentz team.”

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:

ABOUT Innospec Inc.
Innospec Inc. is an international specialty chemicals company with approximately 2,100 employees in 25 countries. Innospec manufactures and supplies a wide range of specialty chemicals to markets in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.  The Performance Chemicals business creates innovative technology-based solutions for our customers in the Personal Care, Home Care, Agrochemical, Mining and Industrial markets. The Fuel Specialties business specializes in manufacturing and supplying fuel additives that improve fuel efficiency, boost engine performance and reduce harmful emissions. Oilfield Services provides specialty chemicals to all elements of the oil and gas exploration and production industry.