Barentz announces new distribution agreement for Ashland pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products in Ireland, United Kingdom, Nordics and the Baltic States
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, October 17, 2023. - Barentz International, a leading global life science and specialty performance ingredients distributor, has signed a distribution agreement with Ashland, Inc. (ASH) that covers its portfolio of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products in Ireland, United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania effective November 1, 2023.
Barentz is currently the distributor for Ashland pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products in Belgium, The Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
“For over 2 decades, Ashland and Barentz have been building a partnership focused on life science markets. We look forward to leveraging Barentz’ experience with the Ashland pharmaceutical and nutraceutical portfolio” said Tomas Navarro, Ashland General Manager Life Sciences EMEA. “Our immediate focus is to transfer the technical and commercial knowledge to Barentz to support the current and future needs of our customers.”
“We are very pleased to now offer Ashland’s extensive and high-quality product portfolio to our Pharma and Nutra customers across an increasing number of countries in Europe” said Anthony Litchfield, Global Vice President of Pharmaceutical Division at Barentz. “We see it as an important new phase in our key strategic alliance with Ashland.”
Ashland will be working jointly with the previous distributor to transition customers to Barentz by November 1. For more information about Ashland’s products and services available in Ireland, United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, please contact: email@example.com.
Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a global additives and specialty ingredients company with a conscious and proactive mindset for environment, social and governance (ESG). The company serves customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including architectural coatings, construction, energy, food and beverage, nutraceuticals, personal care and pharmaceutical. Approximately 3,900 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Visit ashland.com and ashland.com/ESG to learn more.
Barentz is a leading global life science and specialty performance ingredients distributor. The company sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredient experts provide value-added technical support which includes pre-mixing, blending, ingredient formulation and ingredient testing from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific.
Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 70 countries with a strong presence in Europe and North America, and a rapidly growing network in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. With a turnover of circa €2.5 billion, the company employs around 2,600 people worldwide and serves over 25,000 customers. For more information, visit: www.barentz.com.
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