AVON, OH — Specialty chemicals distributor Barentz welcomed Brad Baumann to its expanding CASE & Plastics technical sales team as a Sales Manager covering the West Coast. Baumann brings over 20 years of work as a technical sales professional to Barentz. He has a proven a track record of success in building customer relationships and driving sales in the plastics, coatings, textile, graphic arts, agriculture and cosmetics color markets. For the past 20 years, he sharpened his skillset while managing a multi-million dollar sales territory for the inventor of fluorescent color and manufacturer of daylight fluorescent pigment. His extensive experience with custom colors and resins with both fluorescent and conventional dispersions, as well as aqueous, zero-VOC, polyurethane, polyaspartic, plasticizer, epoxy and alkyd dispersions, will help drive growth to the CASE market up and down the U.S. West Coast.

"We're very excited to welcome Brad to the Barentz team leading sales initiatives for our CASE businesses in the Western Region," said Howard Hubert, CCO and President of CASE & Plastics. "His legacy of commercial success, terrific professional reputation, and market knowledge are a great asset to drive our growth in the region."

Learn more about Barentz at www.barentz-na.com.