Success Rooted in Partnership

Partnership is the mainstay of HORN’s distribution business. We build lasting relationships that are deeply rooted in trust and transparency, backed by unmatched technical experts and a keen focus on delivering success.


Put your trust in HORN. Together, we will orchestrate your success.


Our Heritage

A people-focused operating philosophy and unique relationship-building strengths set HORN apart as a premier distributor of specialty ingredients, chemicals and raw materials.

HORN is an employee-owned company and for more than 50 years, the entrepreneurial approach we take in serving our partners has not only benefited customers and principals alike – it’s helped progress the diverse industries we serve.

Scroll through HORN’s history with our interactive timeline.

Play Corporate Video

View Corporate Brochure


Our Business

HORN is the bridge that connects best-in-class manufacturers of raw materials, ingredients and chemicals, with finished product marketers in order to foster innovation and bring end-user products to life. Since 1961, HORN’s leadership as a specialty distributor has helped advanced a wide variety of industries. These encompass coatings, elastomers, resins, adhesives, composites, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, functional foods and ingredients, personal care and animal wellness products, among many others.

HORN is comprised of three divisions: Industrial, Human Nutrition and Specialties. Under these divisions operate six distinct distribution business units ran by seasoned technical sales experts.

Take a look at HORN’s specialized business units.
Our dedicated sales force is ready to serve and partner with you.



Our People

HORN is an independent, employee-owned organization. This unique value, combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, allows us to be quick to respond to opportunities in support of our partners. These rewarding partnerships are ignited by people you can count on.

HORN’s board of directors acts on behalf of the company’s shareholders. Meet the board members who provide general oversight and direction for HORN’s business strategy.

Patrick Marantette

Julie Wubbena
Chairperson and
Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Martin
Jeff Martin
Specialties Division
Headshot of Bob Ahn
Bob Ahn
Industrial Division
Kevin Salerno
Kevin Salerno
Human Nutrition Division


Partner With Us

Partner with HORN. We orchestrate success.®

Whatever your market focus, industry segment or specialty need, consider HORN. Our customers, principal suppliers, industry associates and peers will tell you that HORN sets the standard, fosters achievement and is the partner of choice in helping your business succeed.

Challenge us and let us know how we can help!

714.523.8050  •  800.442.4676 Toll Free  •  714.670.6851 Fax

HORN Headquarters
16050 Canary Avenue  •  La Mirada CA, 90638

Resources: Credit Application Credit Card Transaction Instructions Terms and Conditions of Service 

Calif. Transparency Statement



Strategically Located to Better Serve You

Committed to excellence and staffed with industry experts, HORN is ready and capable to support your needs. With strategically located distribution centers and warehouses nationwide, partner with HORN as your trusted solutions provider.