CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. – Oct. 31, 2018 – Effective February 1, 2019, Polynt, will re-align their coatings distribution in the Western United States by partnering with HORN, an IMCD company. This exclusive regional distribution arrangement will carry the full coatings line including the ACRYLAMAC®, ADMEROL®, ALCURE®, AMBERLAC®, AQUAMAC®, ARCHEMIS®, AROFLINT®, AROLON®, AROPLAZ®, AROTUFTM, BECKOSOL®, BECKOSOL AQ®, CARBAMAC®, CHEMACOIL®, DURAMAC®, EPOTUF®, FINE-CLAD®, FINE-TONE®, HYDREAU®, KELSOL®, MACOPOL®, POLYMAC®, REZIMAC®, UROTUF® and HORN will cover the Western United States including AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA and WY.
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Industry Veteran Joins HORN to Serve Coatings and Advanced Materials Markets
LA MIRADA, Calif. – June 6, 2018 – HORN, North America’s premier distributor of specialty chemicals and raw materials, today announced the addition of Mickey Fennell to HORN Industrial Division’s sales team. Joining the company as senior account manager with 34 years of industry expertise, Fennell will cover the Southwest territory for two business units within the division – HORN Coatings and Building Materials and HORN Advanced Materials.
Sustainable and Innovative, Exilva Reaches U.S. Market through Partnership with HORN
LA MIRADA, Calif. – Apr. 10, 2018 – HORN, North America’s premier distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, today announced a new partnership with Borregaard, a global leader in advanced and sustainable biorefineries. HORN was selected by Borregaard as its exclusive U.S. distributor in the West and Southwest for Exilva®, a first-of-its-kind microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) suitable for large scale use. HORN is proud to represent Borregaard for various industrial applications including coatings, adhesives, sealants and construction. Read More
Covestro’s Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties Segment Recognizes HORN as Top Distributor Partner
LA MIRADA, Calif. – June 14, 2017 – Covestro, one of the world’s leading high-tech polymer companies, awarded HORN with the Distributor Challenge Award. The Distributor Challenge Award recognizes the top distributor partner for Covestro’s coatings, adhesives and specialty (CAS) business segment in 2016. Previously called the StraCo Award, HORN earned the Distributor Challenge Award after earning 22 percent sales growth on strategic product lines within its territory. This marks the second time HORN earned this prestigious award.
The Distributor Challenge Award was announced at the European Coatings Show in Germany and presented to HORN’s technical sales team during a celebratory dinner on June 14.
James F. Calkin retired in December 2016 after serving HORN in the coatings industry for 33 years. He has made an impact not only on HORN’s business throughout the years, but also the coatings industry through his support of Los Angeles Society for Coatings Technology (LASCT) and the coatings program at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Because of Calkin’s dedication to the industry, LASCT on Jan. 11 presented the “Society Honorary Member” accolade to him, which is the highest honor awarded by the chapter. While Calkin retired in December, he continues to represent HORN with honor. Congratulations to Jim Calkin for earning this esteemed award and thank you for your 33 years of service to HORN.