Univar Showcasing Innovative Formulations and New Distribution Agreements at European Coatings Show
18 Mar 2013
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands – March 18, 2013 – Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related services, announced today it will be presenting a diverse selection of coatings products at this year’s European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany, from 19 - 21 March 2013.
Univar will also take the opportunity to highlight several of its most recent distribution agreements. As of this year it distributes Dow Epoxy in Central and Eastern Europe; Dow Corning Coatings throughout most of Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa; and Geo Chemicals in Eastern Europe, the UK and Nordics.
Univar’s dedicated technical staff will be on hand at stand 7A-625, showcasing the latest coatings products at the show as part of its ‘Formulation Zone’.
“The coatings industry is a highly competitive, cost-conscious environment and the new formulations we are showcasing at ECS will help our customers create cutting-edge, innovative products,” said Andrea Bergerhoff, Univar’s vice president sales & marketing, EMEA. “Recent additions to our portfolio, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, have further strengthened our ability to serve customers on a pan Europe or EMEA basis.”
Products on show at ECS include Oxea’s Oxfilm 351®, a low odour, almost zero-VOC coalescing agent and permanent plasticiser; Mowilith LDM 1865 WP from Celanese, a vinyl acetate ethylene water-based emulsion polymer with improved water resistance and repellency suitable for exterior paints and renders; cobalt-free driers from Dura Chemicals which meet a number of drying needs in the coatings and inks industry, improving the whiteness of coatings without using dangerous substances; and the next generation in low-VOC 2 pack systems from Dow and new resin DC 3055 from Dow Corning.