LONDON – January 5, 2016 –Univar, a leading global chemical distributor, announced today the expansion of its European distribution agreement with Dow Corning to include the UK and Ireland markets. Effective January 2, 2016, Univar will begin distribution of Dow Corning silicone products into these new geographies.
“Univar and Dow Corning have more than 40 years of history in working together to serve the personal care market in many countries across mainland Europe,” said Matthew Ottaway, Industry Director, Personal Care, Univar EMEA. “We are excited to expand on this rich heritage of innovation and technical cooperation to serve our personal care customers in the UK and Ireland.”
Univar’s Personal Care team offers a comprehensive, global perspective on market trends, formulations, and best-in-class technologies. In Europe, the company also operates a dedicated personal care laboratory located in Brussels, staffed by technical experts that bring a wealth of experience in the development of formulations using Dow Corning materials.
About Univar Inc.
Founded in 1924, Univar (NYSE: UNVR) is a global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Univar operates more than 700 distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, supported by a global network of sales and technical professionals. With a broad portfolio of products and value-added services, and deep technical and market expertise, Univar delivers the tailored solutions customers need through one of the most extensive chemical distribution networks in the world. Univar is Chemistry DeliveredSM. For more information, visit www.univaremea.com.
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