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June 8, 2021

Barentz hires Alvaro Santiago as Junior Product Development Chemist in Canada

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Alvaro Santiago to our laboratory team as Junior Product Development Chemist. He will support sales efforts in the petroleum and paper industries through laboratory-based investigations in the Barentz Client Solutions Laboratory.

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May 26, 2021

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 Jennifer O’Hara as a new Director of Business Development – Personal Care, covering the U.S. Northeast Region.

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May 18, 2021

Barentz to Distribute XCP Professional Rust Blocker ORIGINAL and Rust Blocker CLEAR COAT

Barentz, a global life science ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor, is excited to announce an agreement to distribute XCP Professional’s line of high-performance anti-corrosive products, including XCP Rust Blocker ORIGINAL and XCP Rust Blocker CLEAR COAT. These products create a soft, long-lasting protective barrier against the effects of rust and corrosion on any steel, metal, or alloy surface.

May 17, 2021

Barentz Named Exclusive Distributor of Ajinomoto's Health and Nutrition North American Portfolio for Aspartame

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce a new distribution relationship with Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc., a global leader in high quality sweetener solutions. Effective immediately, Barentz will be an exclusive distribution partner of Ajinomoto Health and Nutrition, specifically representing aspartame in the U.S. pharmaceutical and nutraceutical markets.

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May 4, 2021

Barentz Expands Westcoast North American CASE Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Brad Baumann to our expanding CASE & Plastics technical sales team as a Sales Manager covering the Westcoast.

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April 27, 2021

Barentz Expands U.S. Plastics Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Chip Henderson to its Plastics Team as an Account Manager covering key accounts in Michigan, Indiana, and throughout the U.S.

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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 9, 2021

Barentz Announces Expansion of Distribution Agreement with Colonial Chemical to Cover Illinois and South Wisconsin

Barentz is pleased to announce the expansion of its existing partnership with Colonial Chemical to distribute exclusively Colonial Chemical’s Ingredients for the Personal Care in the states of Illinois and South Wisconsin, effective May 1, 2021.

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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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March 23, 2021

Honeywell Names Maroon Group, A Barentz Company, as North American Distributor for Earth-Friendly Solstice® Ingredients in Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals

Honeywell has named Maroon Group, a Barentz Company, as a key North American channel to market and distribute Honeywell’s Earth-friendly Solstice® ingredients in Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals. Maroon Group, recently acquired by Barentz International BV to become a leading global life science ingredient and specialty chemical distributors, brings some of the best customer service and solutions offerings in the industry and is ready to serve as an authorized channel for Honeywell’s Earth-friendly Solstice® ingredients across the U.S. and Canada.

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March 23, 2021

Maroon Group Expands Eastern CASE Team

Maroon Group, a leading distributor of life science solutions and specialty chemicals throughout North America, is excited to bring Kelly Lozier to our expanding CASE & Plastics technical sales team as an Account Manager to cover the New England Region.

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March 3, 2021

Maroon Group acquired the Raw Materials and Specialty Chemicals distribution business of The Cary Company

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, October 14th, 2020. Barentz International ("Barentz"), a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has entered into a definitive, written agreement to acquire Maroon Group ("Maroon"), one of North America's leading specialty distributors. Maroon operates at a broad national level in the US market as well as across Canada. The acquisition of this leading North American platform, which is expected to close this quarter, will expand Barentz' activities and is aligned with Barentz' strategy to become a global leader in the life science and broader specialty chemical industries.

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