ANGUS Chemical Company appoints Univar as exclusive distribution partner for European Personal Care Market
8 February 2017
PARIS — February 8, 2017 — Univar BV, a chemical and ingredients distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today it will be the exclusive distribution partner for ANGUS Chemical Company’s (“ANGUS”) personal care ingredients across Europe, including Turkey. The new distribution arrangement with ANGUS is effective January 2017, and further grows Univar’s speciality portfolio.
“This is a terrific opportunity to bolster our relationship with ANGUS as we look together to better meet the personal care market needs across Europe.,” said Matthew Ottaway, Industry Director, Personal Care, Univar EMEA. Angus’ powerful product range complements our existing portfolio offering and is completely aligned to our customer focused technical sales route to market.”
ANGUS, the world’s only fully integrated manufacturer of nitroalkanes and their derivatives, produces a full line of specialty neutralizers and pH buffers ideally suited for personal care and cosmetics formulations, including:
- TRIS AMINO® ULTRA PC tromethamine buffer for skin care and cosmetics products
- AMP-ULTRA PC® amine for hair care and personal care products
- AMPD™ ULTRA PC neutralizing amine for eye care products and color cosmetics
ANGUS’ ULTRA PC grades are globally compliant with the personal care industry’s most stringent regulatory standards and meet the European Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC and its latest amendments.
“Univar has committed to building a deep expertise in the European personal care market and, together with their comprehensive logistics network, we look forward to enhancing our supply and service delivery capabilities to formulators and brand owners who recognize the performance benefits provided by ANGUS' high-performance multifunctional additives,” said Liam Doherty, Business Vice President, EMEA and India, ANGUS Chemical Company.
About ANGUS Chemical Company
ANGUS Chemical Company is a specialty and fine chemical company dedicated to the development of novel chemistries that help customers deliver enhanced product and process performance. ANGUS is committed to constantly improving products and services by mastering science and technology. The company innovates through its unique nitroalkane chemistry, which harbors the reactivity to create complex molecules for use in a wide variety of applications. The innate characteristics of this chemistry, backed by unmatched application expertise and five regional Customer Applications Laboratories, enable the formulation of multifunctional additives that improve performance, and reduce reaction steps and synthesis costs.
Founded in 1924, Univar (NYSE: UNVR) is a global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals and ingredients from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Univar operates more than 800 distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, supported by a global network of sales and technical professionals. With a broad portfolio of products and value-added services, and deep technical and market expertise, Univar delivers the tailored solutions customers need through one of the most extensive chemical distribution networks in the world. Univar is Chemistry DeliveredSM. For more information, visit www.univaremea.com.