News | September 3, 2008

E.T. Horn Expands Its Wellness-Foods Ingredient Category

LA MIRADA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The E.T. Horn Company, a leading distributor, supplier, marketer, and manufacturer of specialty chemicals and ingredients, announced that it has reached an exclusive agreement with the Dr. Paul Lohmann Company to represent and distribute its full line of mineral salts in 12 western states. Effective immediately, E.T. Horn will cover Texas, New Mexico, California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and Colorado. The company will distribute and market the new product line through its FoodTech Group.

Dr. Paul Lohmann produces a full range of high quality mineral salts that are GMP and ISO certified. The company offers value added capabilities such as custom blending, micronization, granulation, triturations, and micro-encapsulation that will complement E.T. Horn's position of offering its customers superior ingredients and valued technical expertise.

Since mineral salts are increasingly being sought for use in dietary supplements and functional foods, E.T. Horn is pleased to be adding the Dr. Paul Lohmann Company as a new Principal partner.

"The ongoing paradigm in the food industry is to focus on health and wellness formulations and demand for mineral salts is on the rise," said Lisa Alley-Zarkades, Vice President of E.T. Horn's FoodTech Group. "Because of Dr. Paul Lohmann's reputation for quality, we anticipate our customers in the beverage, bakery, and nutritional bars segments are going to consider and purchase these additives for their formulas. We are ecstatic to have this new supplier relationship," she concluded.

Dr. Paul Lohmann-USA Distributor Manager, Patrick Stano summed up the new alliance by expressing his confidence with E.T. Horn's abilities. "We did not have a strong presence in the western US, but by agreeing to work with E.T. Horn, we improved the situation overnight and we now have a very strong presence on the west coast. Our superior products go hand in hand with their superior sales team. E.T. Horn's excellent reputation, product knowledge, and their commitment to putting the customer first, makes them an ideal partner and puts them in a league of their own," he concluded.

About the E.T. Horn Company -
The E.T. Horn Company is one of the nation's largest distributors, marketers and manufacturers of raw materials, chemicals and ingredients for use in coatings, building materials, elastomers, lubrication, nutrition, cosmetics, personal care, and food products. Founded in 1961, the company has focused on providing formulation solutions, superior customer service and technical expertise in distributing products from only the finest manufacturers. For additional information contact the company at 800-442-HORN or visit

About the Dr. Paul Lohmann Company -
Founded over 120 years ago and headquartered in Germany, Dr. Paul Lohmann is a medium-sized, highly efficient company producing inorganic and organic mineral compounds. Our over 350 employees are proud to be able to provide our customers with the highest quality mineral compounds and technological application expertise. You can learn more about our products and expertise at

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