Univar PP&S Acquires Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio
Austin, TX – April 30, 2010 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the US leader in the distribution of pest management products, today announced that it has purchased Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio.
“This is another step in our growth and commitment to the pest management marketplace,” according to John Bolanos, Vice President of Univar-PP&S. “The acquisition of SMCP allows Univar to further expand its business in important geographies. We can take advantage of SMCP’s strength and reputation and match it with our extensive customer-focused resources to create an even stronger source for all pest management companies.”
“This is a growth step and a chance to share best practices,” explained Doug Ashbridge, President of Southern Mill Creek Products, who will remain in a key role with Univar. “We have the opportunity to share and build on the best of both companies. Our cultures are based on great customer service with outstanding resources to support and assist our customers.”
At the present time, the existing warehouses and staff will all remain in place to serve all PMP customers. Customers and vendors should plan on conducting “business as usual.” After the closing, customers and vendors can go to http://www.PestWeb.com/smcp for more specific information.
Univar Professional Products & Services (PP&S) is the nation’s largest distributor to the pest management industry offering its customers a full portfolio of products. PP&S is a division of Univar, one of the world’s leading independent distributors of industrial and specialty chemicals and related services. Univar PP&S operates a network of approximately 68 distribution facilities throughout the United States and Mexico. In 2009, Univar reported sales of $7.2 billion. For more information, visit: http://www.univarpps.com.
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