Univar is capitalizing on new market opportunities and leveraging global scale.
Founded in 1924 and headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, Univar is a leading global distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals. In 2011, we generated $9.7 billion in net sales, giving us a #1 market position in both the United States and Canada and a #2 market position in Europe.
We operate a network of over 260 distribution facilities in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Latin America, with additional sales offices located in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Our network includes more than 80 million gallons of storage capacity, over 2,400 tractors, tankers and trailers, over 800 railcars, over 30 rail or barge terminals, and 29 deep sea terminals.
We distribute approximately 4,500 products in more than 110,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) to over 115,500 customers in over 115 countries. We source chemicals from more than 3,500 producers, including many of the world's premier chemical manufacturers.