Tag Archives: Additives

Harwick Standard Distribution acquires Western Reserve Chemical

Consolidation of Polymer and Rubber Additives Distributors in U.S. Midwest

Management owned and operated Polymer & Rubber Additives and Masterbatch distributors Harwick Standard Distribution Corp. (Akron, OH – United States), led by President Ernie Pouttu, has announced that the company has recently acquired neighbouring Western Chemical Corp. (Stow, OH – United States), a supplier of additives and industrial intermediates for Adhesives & Sealants, Coatings, Plastics and Rubber applications, from founder Ron Anderson.


Until an integration plan is mapped out and implemented, the two companies will operate in parallel, the announcement said. Ron Andersown will continue to be involved in the business. No financial details or other terms were disclosed on this transaction.


Source: Harwick Standard press release


HGE – DCG / 10.08.2021

Barentz to acquire Sevecom S.p.A. in Italy

Netherlands-based Life Science Ingredients Distributor enhances its Position in Animal Nutrition with further “Buy & Build” Deal

Life science ingredients distributor Barentz International N.V. (Hoofddorp, The Netherlands) announced that it has acquired Sevecom S.p.A. (Milano, Italy), a distributor of Animal Feed ingredients and additives, particularly Emulsifiers, for an undisclosed sum.


Founded in 1978 by Nazzaro Serino and Enrico Pigorini, Sevecon provides a range of ingredients and additives to the feed industry and to livestock breeders. The company has a range of own developments and patented formulations. According to the announcement “Sevecom’s small team of specialists is well known for its deep knowledge and technical solutions, delivering products with high nutritional and high technological value at the same time.”


Driving force behind the transaction is the plan to “further strengthen [the] position in the Animal Nutrition market, and its ‘buy-and-build’ strategy to achieve global leadership in life science ingredients markets”, Barentz said in a statement.


Source: Barentz press release


HGE – DCG / 06.11.2020