AVON, OH — Specialty chemicals distributor Barentz announced 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 Chemical's entire range of products in the United States and Canada. Furthermore, Barentz will coordinate the distribution of Dixie Chemical's line globally.

Dixie Chemical's innovative anhydride chemistry, in conjunction with Barentz’ application development know-how, customer service, lab capabilities, formulary and regulatory support, and technical sales team, will bring differentiated value-added solutions to customers by providing technical proficiency and formulation expertise across North America.

“Barentz is extremely excited to enter into this distribution agreement with Dixie Chemical,” said Thomas Papasso, Vice President Principal Management. “Dixie Chemical’s commitment to be the premier provider of specialty chemicals and to develop innovative and differentiated technologies is another example of how Barentz continues to bring novel offerings and solutions to our customers in the U.S., Canada and around the world.”

“Dixie Chemical is very much looking forward to our new partnership with Barentz,” said Jessica Hagewood, Vice President Sales and Marketing. “Their professionalism and expertise as the leading distributor in the chemical industry will help to bring new opportunities and help to drive innovation for our customers and our industry”.

For more information about Barentz, visit www.barentz-na.com. Learn more about Dixie Chemical at https://dixiechemical.com.