Univar Executives Named Board Members of NACD and the Brazilian Association of Chemical and Petrochemical Distributors
09 Dec 2013
REDMOND, Wash., December 9, 2013 – Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that two members of its executive leadership team have been nominated to board positions at top industry associations. Marco Quirino, president of Univar Brazil, was recently elected to serve as a member of the board of directors for the Brazilian Association of Chemical and Petrochemical Distributors (Associquim), and Terry Hill, Univar executive vice president of Industry Relations, was elected to the board of directors for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) as a Director-at-Large.
Univar Announces Exclusive North American Distribution Agreement with JH Nanhang
12 Nov 2013
Univar, a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has signed an exclusive five year agreement with JH Nanhang (JHNH), the largest PVP manufacturer in China, to distribute its products to the pharmaceutical, personal care, food and industrial industry segments across North America.
Univar Announces Distribution Agreement with Swati Spentose for Lidocaine Products
22 Oct 2013
Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Swati Spentose Pvt. Ltd. to become its exclusive distributor of lidocaine products, including Lidocaine Base and Lidocaine HCl in the United States. Univar is announcing the partnership at CPhl Worldwide Oct. 22 – 24 in Frankfurt, Germany, where it will be showcasing its pharmaceutical portfolio and technical expertise.
Univar Names Sam Sutherland Vice President of Global Mining
20 Aug 2013
Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has named Sam Sutherland as its new Vice President of Global Mining. In his new role with Univar, Sutherland will report directly to global Oil & Gas and Mining Industry President, Chris Oversby.
Univar Names George Makar Regional Vice President for EMEA Oil & Gas
10 Aug 2013
Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has named George Makar as its new Regional Vice President for EMEA Oil & Gas. Makar will be based in Abu Dhabi, UAE and will report directly to Univar’s Global Oil & Gas Industry President, Chris Oversby.
Univar to Showcase Indulgent Innovation at IFT
13 Jul 2013
Univar Inc., a leading distributor of Food Ingredients announced today that it will be showcasing a new twist on old fashioned concepts of milk and cookies at the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo, July 13-16 at McCormick Place South in Chicago, Illinois. Also featured will be the newly-developed interactive formulation tool designed to help manufacturers and food formulators choose ingredients and develop new products with ease and efficiency. The global ingredient distributor will showcase healthy reduction and other innovations with cookie and milk formulations and will demonstrate the new interactive formulation tool.
ChemCare Houston Receives Safety Excellence Award
05 Jun 2013
Univar, a global leader in the distribution of chemistry and related innovative products and services, announced today that its waste management business ChemCare has been awarded the Houston Business Roundtable and Houston Area Safety Council’s silver award for excellence in safety. The award – now in its 26th year – honors contractors in the Houston/Gulf Coast area that have achieved an outstanding record of worksite safety performance during the previous year.
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.