TRADESHOWS

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 25, 2022

Barentz Expands Synthesis Solutions Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Brad Finkelstein as a new Account Manager in our Synthesis Solutions vertical.

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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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December 6, 2021

Barentz Expands Synthesis Solutions Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Nicole Clarkson as a new Business Development Manager in our Synthesis Solutions vertical with a focus on Lubricant and Metal Working markets.

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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 22, 2021

Barentz Reorganizes Specialty Intermediates Vertical and Renames Synthesis Solutions

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce that it has renamed its Specialty Intermediates vertical to Synthesis Solutions.

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October 19, 2021

Barentz Expands Synthesis Solutions Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Jennifer Sacksteder as a new Business Development Manager in our Synthesis Solutions vertical.

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September 7, 2021

Barentz Announces New Distribution Agreement with Dixie Chemical

Barentz, a world-class distributor of specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce a new distribution relationship with Dixie Chemical, a leading manufacturer of high-performance anhydrides and smart materials for thermoset composites, coatings materials, fuel additives, lubricants, and paper sizing. Effective immediately, Barentz will be the exclusive distributor of Dixie Chemicals entire range of products in the U.S. & Canada. Furthermore, Barentz will coordinate the distribution of Dixie Chemicals line globally.

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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 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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