Your Trusted and Reliable source for specialty chemicals


By devoting time, attention and resources we offer the finest service to our customers and principals


Our sales efforts are conducted in a consultative selling manner by our technically and experienced sales personnel


Long-standing and in-depth relationships with the customer's technical, purchasing and and management personnel


Logistics and warehouse capabilities to effectively source globally while delivering local service


Safe and Responsible handling of chemicals by following the guidelines put forth by the National Association of Chemical Distributors



Who We Are

Van Horn, Metz Corporation (VHM) was founded in 1950 by Harold Van Horn and Donald Metz. As a regional chemical distributor of specialty ingredients, VHM serves many industries, including, but not limited to, Paint, Coatings, Inks, Rubber, Plastics, Personal Care as well as Specialties. The wide variety of products VHM offers, ranges from thickeners to resins, from surfactants to emulsions, from pigments to inhibitors and many more! These are sold by VHM’s sales force through 12 regional warehouses and 10 sales offices, strategically located throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Mid-West, South and Ohio Valley regions.

VHM’s mission is to bring advanced technology and industry solutions to customers by adopting a “Consultative” selling approach and a “Customercentric” philosophy. VHM sales representatives are technically knowledgeable and experienced, as well as techno-savvy and are able to create solutions for your formulation needs. By devoting time, attention and resources, VHM provides the finest service to our customers and principals.

Combining team effort with a wide range of products and following the guidelines put forth by the National Associating of Chemical Distributors for the safe and responsible handling of chemicals, VHM becomes a “one-stop” buying experience!


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