Distribution 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.

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.

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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 advance 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.



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

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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.

HORN will merge with IMCD on November 1, 2019 15 Days 19 Hours 34 Minutes 21 Seconds