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November 2, 2022

Groupe Berkem Appoints Barentz Personal Care as its exclusive distributor of Personal Care and Cosmetics products for the United States and Canada

North Kingston RI (USA) & Blanquefort (France), November 2nd, 2022 at 6:00 pm – Effective November 1st, 2022, Groupe Berkem, a leading player in bio-based chemicals (ISIN code: FR00140069V2 - Ticker: ALKEM), has appointed Barentz as its exclusive North American channel partner to distribute Berkem’s sustainable ingredients in Personal Care. Barentz Personal Care, one of leading global specialty distributor, brings some of the best customer service and solutions offerings in the industry and is ready to represent Berkem’s sustainable ingredients across the U.S. and Canada. Inspired by nature, Berkem offers a range of plant-based ingredients for the beauty of the skin, face, body, and hair. Berkem is specialized in the extraction of active ingredients, especially polyphenols. Berkem also offers plant extracts and floral waters, all from plants selected for their efficacy.

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October 14, 2022

Adeka Europe GmbH appoints Barentz Personal Care as its North American Distributor

Effective October 1st 2022, Adeka Europe GmbH has appointed Barentz as its Exclusive North American distributer of Adeka’s bioferments in Personal Care. Barentz Personal Care, a leading global specialty distributor, brings some of the best customer service and solutions offerings in the industry. Barentz is ready to serve as Adeka’s channel to market for sustainable ingredients across the U.S. and Canada.

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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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June 24, 2022

Barentz highlights Lincoln MFG’s new ISO 9001:2015 certification

AVON, OH, June 24, 2022. Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce that Lincoln MFG is now ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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April 20, 2022

Barentz Expands Personal CARE Team with New West Coast Account Manager

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Elle Kim to our expanding Personal Care team as Account Manager covering the West Coast.

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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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March 16, 2022

Barentz Expands U.S. Personal Care Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Daniela Valles to our expanding Personal Care team as Account Manager covering the Northeast. Daniela’s ambition for chemical engineering, along with her technical and marketing experience in the research lab setting will help Barentz create customer success and drive market leadership. Daniela’s professional and personal entrepreneurial experience has allowed her to support customers, solve difficult problems, work across functions to build strategic plans, and communicate value for technical solutions.

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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 28, 2022

Barentz Promotes Key Account Manager CARE

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce that Kerry Sneed is advancing to the role of Key Account Manager (CARE), North America, covering the US within Barentz’ North American Personal Care vertical.

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January 14, 2022

Barentz Promotes Erin McCusker to Product Manager – Personal Care (US)

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce that Erin McCusker is advancing to the role of Product Manager – Personal Care, covering the US within Barentz’ North American Personal Care 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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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.