Univar provides a vast portfolio of over 4,500 chemical products to customers in a diverse range of industries. We buy chemicals in large quantities, such as barge loads, railcars, or full truck loads, and we distribute smaller quantities to more than 115,000 customers worldwide.
We source chemicals from more than 3,500 producers, including many premier global manufacturers. We partner with suppliers to integrate our service and logistics capabilities into their business processes, promoting collaboration on supply chain optimization, marketing, and other sales strategies.
Our chemicals portfolio includes Acids and Bases, Surfactants, Glycols, Inorganic Compounds, Alcohols, as well as general and other specialty chemicals used extensively throughout hundreds of end markets. We maintain relationships with multiple suppliers to protect our customers against disruptions in supply and to uphold pricing discipline.
Basic Chemical Solutions (BCS) is a U.S.-based global distributor and trader of commodity chemicals that focuses on some of the most broadly used chemicals in the world. BCS provides a unique integrated distribution model, combining bulk and mini-bulk chemical distribution with a global procurement and trading platform.