HORN Expands Product Line with BASF Polyurethane Polyalchohols and Diols

Apr 9th 2014
Effective immediately, HORN now offers BASF’s Capromer™ polyols, a proprietary caprolactone polymer, caprolactone monomer, 1,6-hexanediol and 1,5-pentanediol. The addition of these materials completes HORN’s portfolio of polyurethane polyols and diols, which also includes BASF’s 1,4-butanediol, polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF® PTMEG), tetrahydrofuran (THF), n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP), neopentylglycol (NPG) and n-ethylpyrrolidone (NEP).

HORN is now the industry's one-stop shop for polyurethane raw materials in the Western U.S.

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BASF Kaolin Awards HORN with Top Distributor Honor

Apr 8th 2014
BASF Kaolin named HORN "Distributor of the Year" during its all-distributor meeting, which coincided with the American Coatings Show in Atlanta on April 8. A seven-time winner of the award, HORN's sales growth was up by 36.9 percent over the previous year, contributing to its overall achievement.

HORN has been representing BASF in the Western U.S. for more than 25 years and has a longstanding partnership with the organization for more than 45 years. HORN’s previous award wins for this award includes the years 2011, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 and 2001.

This announcement marks the third accolade from a principal supplier recognizing HORN with top honors for outstanding performance in 2013.

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HORN Animal Wellness and IOI Loders Croklaan Announcement

Mar 28th 2014
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HORN Wins Behr Excellence Award

Mar 20th 2014
On March 20, HORN was invited to Behr Process Corporation’s annual Suppliers Awards Banquet, an invitation-only event which included the top five percent of all Behr’s suppliers worldwide. A multiple-year award winner, HORN was honored with Behr’s “Excellence Award,” recognizing HORN for its commitment to quality and exceptional performance in 2013. HORN has a long-standing relationship with Behr, and has been strategic partners in serving the coatings industry together since 1986.

Cabot Names HORN Distributor of the Year

Mar 19th 2014
HORN has been awarded with Cabot Corporation’s (NYSE: CBT) 2013 “North American Distributor Performance Award,” recognizing Cabot’s top distributor throughout the U.S. and Canada. The award was presented by Cabot at the HORN headquarters on March 18.

HORN represents Cabot in the Western U.S. across all seven of its business units since 2002.

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BENEO Selects HORN as Western U.S. Regional Distributor

Feb 18th 2014
HORN was selected as BENEO's Western U.S. regional distributor. BENEO, a leading manufacturer of functional nutrients for healthy nutrition, offers complementary solutions for HORN's full line of best-in-class ingredients.

Available through HORN in the Western U.S. for the food and nutrition industry: functional fibers including Orafti inulin and FOS products; functional carbohydrates including Palatinose and ISOMALT; and specialty rice ingredients including rice starches, flours and proteins.

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Coatings Industry Veteran Jeff Wear Joins HORN

Feb 18th 2014
Jeff Wear has been named senior account manager, supporting HORN Coatings and Building Materials. Wear brings to HORN nearly 20 years of industry experience and will be managing the Arizona territory for the business unit.

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Chondroitin Adulteration Still Rampant

Feb 5th 2014
Natural Products INSIDER interviews Dr. Sandy Chien, VP of Innovative Products at HORN Nutraceuticals on an article about the continued adulteration of chondroitin.

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HORN Industrial Division Promotes Two Employees

Jan 30th 2014
HORN continues to expand its business and advances two employees. Ashley Price and Brooke Lucas will join HORN Advanced Materials effective Feb. 3; Price as account manager, and Lucas as sales coordinator.

“HORN has a reputation for hiring sharp individuals who contribute to the company’s achievement and culture,” said Parry Foskett, VP, HORN Advanced Materials and HORN Composites and Fabrication Materials. “Both Ashley and Brooke have proven to be an asset at HORN, and we have high expectations for their continued success on the Advanced Materials team.”

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HORN Earns Achievement Award from Air Products

Jan 22nd 2014
Presented to HORN at the World of Concrete convention in Las Vegas, Air Products awarded HORN with the “New Product Achievement Award” for epoxy additives. Air Products’ corporate target for the Performance Chemicals Division: 20 percent of total annual sales should be new products launched within the past five years. HORN's split for new business exceeded the Air Products corporate target for FY-2013, thus earning the accolade. HORN’s sales achievement provided the industry with value-added technology, resulting in higher product performance.

HORN Earns Zeeospheres' Top Distributor Award

Jan 21st 2014
HORN achieved record-breaking sales growth in 2013, thereby earning Zeeospheres' highest honor within its distributor channel in the calendar year. The "Soar Like An Eagle" award was presented to HORN during its annual year-in-review meeting, which coincided with the World of Concrete convention in Las Vegas.

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'Artistic' approach needed for blood sugar management claims

Dec 4th 2013
MealShape, a clinically-proven alpha amylase inhibitor exclusively distributed by HORN Nutraceuticals in North America, is featured in NutraIngredients-USA.com.

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HORN Debuts Puredia's Tibetan Ingredients in North America

Nov 14th 2013
For the first time in the U.S. and Canada, natural ingredients from the Tibetan Plateau are now available to the nutraceuticals industry, through an exclusive partnership with Puredia and HORN Nutraceuticals.

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HORN Introduces Patented Glycemic Modifier, MealShape

Nov 14th 2013
HORN launches MealShape, the first patented "true cinnamon" extract clinically proven to reduce glycemic response after a standard meal. MealShape is a natural ingredient that delays the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, thus providing health benefits including blood sugar and weight management.

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HORN Animal Wellness and DSM Partner Up to Expand Pet Industry Reach

Nov 14th 2013
HORN Animal Wellness and DSM Nutritional Products announce partnership to better serve the pet industry in the U.S. and Canada. DSM's full portfolio of nutritional products and custom premixes is now available to HORN for distribution within its Animal Wellness business unit.

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Dr. Sandy Chien Shares HORN's Latest Innovative Product, MealShape

Oct 28th 2013
NutraIngredients-USA.com interviews Dr. Sandy Chien, VP of Innovative Products at HORN Nutraceuticals, to talk about MealShape, the first patented “true cinnamon” extract clinically proven to reduce glycemic response after a standard meal.

Click on the link below to read about the article on HORN Nutraceuticals' latest innovative product launch.

Article: HORN Prepares to Launch Cinnamon-Extract for Reducing Blood Sugar Response to Starchy Meals

Multiceras Selects HORN Care Elements as Western U.S. Regional Distributor

Oct 10th 2013
Leading wax company, Multiceras, partners with HORN to debut its distribution of natural, synthetic and petroleum waxes in the Western U.S. Multiceras' portfolio of wax ingredients is now available through HORN for personal care and food technology applications.


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Dr. Roger Clemens and Lisa Alley-Zarkades Featured in Petfood Industry News

Oct 10th 2013
HORN Animal Wellness provides industry insight in the November issue of Petfood Industry News. Click on the links below to read more.

* Human food trends and the petfood industry.

* Partnerships in the petfood industry.

HORN Expands Market Reach, Unveils Care Elements Group

Aug 20th 2013
HORN continues to broaden its market scope. Reflecting expansion into new market categories, the business unit formerly known as “HORN Essentials” has been renamed “HORN Care Elements.” HORN Care Elements offers a comprehensive line of specialty ingredients and formulary solutions for the following industries: personal care, hair care, skin care, cosmetics, home care, industrial and institutional (HI&I) cleaning, fragrances and most recently, the air care market.

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Fragrance West Hires Steve E. Raphel as First President

Aug 8th 2013
Fragrance West, HORN's fully-operational, creative perfumery and manufacturing company, announced that Steve E. Raphel has been hired as president, effective July 1. By joining Fragrance West, Raphel will add nearly 35 years of experience and expertise to a relatively new, but rapidly growing, and uniquely positioned company.

For more information on Fragrance West, please call (818) 781-2584.

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HORN Underwrites New Online Resource for the Animal Business Community

Jul 1st 2013
Launched on July 1, SupplySide Animal Nutrition Insights provides a new online resource for the pet food and animal feed industry. Visit animalnutritionInsights.com to access this premium content-driven platform, underwritten by HORN.

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