Univar is a leading global distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals, with an extensive network of over 260 distribution facilities in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, and additional sales offices in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
We serve over 115,000 customers in more than 115 countries, representing nearly every major industry and a highly diverse set of end markets.
We source chemicals from more than 3,500 producers, including the premier global chemical manufacturers, and distribute more than 4,500 chemical products in over 110,000 stock keeping units.
In addition to our vast product offering, we provide important value-added services for our customers and suppliers, including:
- Product availability and inventory management
- Product specification and technical expertise
- Blending and mixing
- Repackaging and labeling
- Just-in-time delivery
- Vendor rationalization programs
- Waste management
Our scale, geographic reach, diversified distribution channels, industry expertise, and comprehensive product portfolio enable us to develop strong, long-term relationships with our suppliers and to provide a single-source solution for our customers.
As a world leader in chemical distribution, Univar is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen with a global focus on safety, health, the environment, and sustainability.
Founded in 1924 and headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, Univar has approximately 7,600 employees worldwide. In 2011, Univar generated net sales of $9.7 billion.