Univar Acquires Mexico Distributor Quimicompuestos
16 May 2013
Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Quimicompuestos, a leading distributor of commodity chemicals in Mexico. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Univar Appoints Marco Antonio Quirino as President of Univar Brazil
06 May 2013
Univar Inc., a leading distributor of chemistry and related innovative products and services announced today the appointment of Marco Antonio Quirino as its new president of Univar Brazil. Quirino will manage the company’s Brazil business and operations and will report directly to Univar’s President and Chief Executive Officer Erik Fyrwald.
Univar Gets Ready for Summer with Sun Care and Anti-Aging Formulations
26 Apr 2013
Univar, a leading global distributor of chemistry and related products and services, has released new anti-aging formulations that use natural and moisture-enhancing ingredients to prevent damage and hide signs of aging in hair and skin. The innovative prototypes – released this week to select customers and partners – have been created just in time for the spring and summer seasons and will be on display at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists Suppliers’ Day, May 14-15.
Univar to Showcase Personal Care Expertise at in-cosmetics
15 Apr 2013
<p>Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related services, announced today it will be showcasing a wide variety of exciting and diverse personal care formulations at in-cosmetics this year.</p>
Univar Showcasing Innovative Formulations and New Distribution Agreements at European Coatings Show
18 Mar 2013
Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related services, announced today it will be presenting a diverse selection of coatings products at this year’s European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany, from 19 - 21 March 2013.
Univar Announces Exclusive North American Distribution Agreement with Molycorp Advanced Water Technologies
14 Mar 2013
Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related products and services, announced today that its subsidiary, Univar USA Inc., has entered into an exclusive five-year North American agreement with Molycorp Advanced Water Technologies, LLC (“Molycorp AWT”) to distribute the company’s proprietary, cerium-based water treatment product SorbX-100TM, formerly known as XSORBXTM, to municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities in North America.
Univar Opens New Personal Care and Household & Industrial Cleaning Laboratory in Dubai
30 Jan 2013
Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related services, announced today the opening of its latest Personal Care and Household & Industrial Cleaning laboratory in Dubai. The laboratory, like the others Univar operates in Belgium, Canada, China, Mexico, and the United States, extends the company’s ability to provide expertise, formulation advice and access to an extensive range of ingredients for the Personal Care and Household & Industrial Cleaning industries.
D. Beatty D’Alessandro Joins Univar as Chief Financial Officer
10 Jan 2013
Univar, a global leader in the distribution of chemistry and related services, today announced the appointment of D. Beatty D’Alessandro Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. D’Alessandro’s appointment follows the announcement that Steven M. Nielsen will be resigning from Univar as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on January 15.
Univar Ireland Wins National Safety Award
21 Dec 2012
Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today it has been recognised by the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) which has awarded it a distinction for high standards of health and safety at the 21st Annual Occupational Safety Awards 2012.
John J. Zillmer to Retire from Univar
20 Dec 2012
Univar Executive Chairman John J. Zillmer announced today that he will retire from the company effective December 28. William S. Stavropoulos will assume the role of Chairman of the Board.