August 15, 2022

Barentz named Distributor for Pilot Chemical Company in U.S. and Canadian Metalworking & Lubricants and Oil & Gas markets

AVON, OH – Barentz, a world-class distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, is excited to announce its exclusive relationship with Pilot Chemical Company to distribute Pilot Chemical’s entire Aristonate® range of products and D-300 Concentrate in the U.S. and Canada, effective immediately for LTL (Less Than Truckload) customers. The Aristonate® product line consists of high-performance water- and oil-soluble synthetic sulfonate additives for use in dispersants, detergents, emulsification, metalworking, corrosion inhibitors, lube oil additive, viscosity index improver, ore flotation, enhanced oil recovery, and agricultural and industrial cleaning applications.

Pilot Chemical, in conjunction with Barentz’ application development know-how, exceptional customer service, lab capabilities, formulary and regulatory support, and technical sales team, will bring differentiated value-added solutions to customers by providing technical proficiency and formulation expertise across the U.S. and Canada.

“Barentz is extremely excited to enter into this partnership with Pilot,”Jonathon Rhodes, President Synthesis Solutions, said. “Pilot Chemical’s commitment to providing best-in-class solutions is highlighted by their investments in assets and product innovation which will drive our collective market leadership position. This valued partnership accelerates our continued commitment to the Metalworking and Lubricants and Oil and Gas markets. It is another example of how Barentz continues to bring novel offerings and solutions to our customers in the U.S. and Canada.”

“Partnering with Barentz will allow Pilot Chemical to meet the changing needs of the Metalworking and Lubricants and Oil and Gas market segments and will position our end-use customers to obtain both exceptional product quality and customer service,” said Richard Rehg, Vice President of Commercial for Pilot Chemical Company. “Working with Barentz will strengthen the customer relationship and create an atmosphere of Innovation.”

Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients and p distributor. The company sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredient experts provide value-added technical support which includes pre-mixing, blending, ingredient formulation and ingredient testing from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific. Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 65 countries with a strong presence in Europe and North America, and a rapidly growing network in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. With a turnover of €2.1 billion, the company employs around 2,000 people worldwide and serves over 22,000 customers. For more information, visit:

About Pilot Chemical Company
Pilot Chemical Company is a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical company providing high-quality products and services to the disinfecting, sanitizing and cleaning; metalworking and lubricants; oilfield and emulsion polymerization industries. Its proprietary core technologies involve alkylation, sulfonation, sulfation and a number of other specialty operations, including the production of biocidal quats, tertiary amine derivatives, polymers and organometallic fuel additives. Pilot, an industry leader in chemical innovation and safety, owns the most state-of-the-art continuous sulfation process in North America, is a leader in quaternary ammonium compounds, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of disulfonates. Pilot is certified under both ISO 9001:2015 and the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® program and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with additional sites located in Ohio, Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Mexico. For more information, visit

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