TRADESHOWS

February 2, 2023

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

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.

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October 5, 2022

Barentz Acquires Viachem in the USA

Barentz International, a global life science ingredients distributor, announced today that it has acquired Viachem, Ltd (“Viachem”), a specialty distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals. By combining a dedicated market research function and digitally enabled sales & marketing capabilities, Viachem represents a market growth engine for Barentz and its principal suppliers. The team will continue to be led by Mike Efting, Viachem’s President & Founder, and offices will remain in Plano, TX and Augusta, GA.

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April 29, 2022

Addipel Increases Capacity with Continued Investment

Addipel, a manufacturer of custom additive powdered blends and One-Pack Systems, is excited to announce the continued investment into its technology, equipment, and people with the addition of a new ribbon blender to increase mixing capacity. This investment will allow Addipel to deliver more value to its customers.

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March 16, 2022

Barentz Acquires DIVSA in Central America

Barentz International, a global life science ingredients distributor, announced today that it has acquired Distribuciones Industriales Variadas, S.A. ("Divsa" or the "Business"), Central America's leading value-add distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals. With locations across Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Panama, Divsa represents the ideal fit to bridge Barentz' well-established presence in North and South America. The team will continue to be led by Mario Mena, Divsa's President & Founder, and the headquarters will remain in Guatemala City.

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February 23, 2022

Barentz North America Receives Gold Level 2022 EcoVadis Sustainability Rating for ESG Program

Barentz North America, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals across North America, is proud to announce that it has been granted Gold Level recognition from EcoVadis for its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) program. This is the sixth consecutive year in which Barentz North America has received EcoVadis certification for its leading ESG program.

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January 13, 2022

Barentz Acquires Chemcel and Launches Barentz Mexico

Barentz International, a leading global life science ingredients distributor, announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Chemcel, S.A. de C.V. (the “Business”), a value-add distributor of specialty ingredients into the Mexican pharmaceutical and nutrition markets. Through its technical sales team, in-house formulary capabilities, and a product portfolio focused on specialty excipients, the Business provides the natural platform to further expand into the Mexican market as Barentz Mexico. The team will continue to be led by Julio Rendon and the headquarters will remain in Mexico City.

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November 29, 2021

Giving back - Barentz shows support to global communities by partnering with Fill It Forward to donate to clean water projects.

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to support clean water initiatives through Fill-it-Forward.

October 12, 2021

Barentz Expands Plastics Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce the addition of Tom Keating as Vice President, Principal Management - Plastics.

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August 9, 2021

Barentz to Distribute BASF Enzymes in North American HI&I Market

Barentz, a world-class distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce our relationship with BASF which covers the Lavergy® product line, a new high-performance line of enzymes for use in detergents.

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June 30, 2021

Barentz Acquires Pestell Nutrition in North America

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, June 30, 2021 - Barentz International, a leading global life science ingredients distributor, will be expanding its activities in North America. The company proudly announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pestell Nutrition, a prominent distributor of feed additives, nutritional ingredients, macro and trace minerals, and pet specialty ingredients for the animal health, animal nutrition and pet food sectors across Canada and the USA.

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April 9, 2021

Barentz Expands Canada CASE Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Patrick Tuck to our expanding CASE & Plastics technical sales team as an Account Manager covering the Ontario and Western Canada Region.

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April 1, 2021

Maroon Group Rebranded to Barentz

Maroon Group (“Maroon Group”), a leading North American distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals, announced today that the company will be rebranded as Barentz, effective immediately. The name change follows the acquisition of Maroon Group by Barentz International (“Barentz”) in December 2020.

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