Univar Announces Exclusive API Agreement with Siegfried Ltd.
21 September 2010
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – September 21, 2010 – Univar, a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has signed an exclusive three-year agreement with Siegfried Ltd. of Switzerland to market and distribute its active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) portfolio to the pharmaceutical industry in Canada.
"We are pleased that Siegfried has put their trust in Univar to be the exclusive distributor of their API portfolio in Canada," said Barry Nicholls, vice president of Marketing, Univar Canada. "This agreement will allow us to provide our customers with a reliable source of the highest quality ingredients."
Univar is one of the world’s leading distributors of industrial and specialty chemicals. Univar represents over 2,500 chemical producers and provides its customer base, made up of 80,000 customers, with a full portfolio of products. Univar operates a network of 179 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. In 2009, Univar reported sales of $7.2 billion. For more information, visit: http://www.univarcorp.com.
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