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Univar Expands Capability in Latin America

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, today announced the opening of a new sales center in Colombia, to expand Latin American reach. The new sales center brings additional product, market and technical expertise to the region and expands Univar's overall...

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Univar's ChemPoint and PMC Biogenix Expand Relationship

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, ChemPoint.com, Inc. ("ChemPoint"), has expanded its relationship with PMC Biogenix to include distribution in Mexico, effective September, 2018.  Services ChemPoint will manage...

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Univar Canada Launches New e-Commerce Platform - MyUnivar.com

Largest Canadian portfolio of industrial chemical products and food ingredients now available for purchase online. DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced the launch of a new Canadian e-commerce platform. Known as MyUnivar.com, the platform offers a...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Univar to Acquire Nexeo, Accelerating Transformation and Growth

Combined Company expected to drive growth and shareholder value with North America's largest sales force, broadest product offering, and most efficient supply chain network in the industry - Cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2.0 billion, including assumption of Nexeo's debt and other obligations, or $11.65 per share. - Highly synergistic combination expected to...

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Univar Acquires Kemetyl Industrial Chemicals

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. and MALMO, Sweden, Dec. 8, 2017 - Univar Inc. ("Univar") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiaries Univar AB in Sweden and Univar AS in Norway have reached an agreement to acquire Kemetyl Industrial Chemicals ("Company"), a division of the Kemetyl Group. The Company generates approximately $30 million in annual sales. The acquisition is expected to close in early...

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Univar Acquires Nexus Ag

Expands agriculture product offering with micronutrients and specialty fertilizers DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. and SASKATOON, Saskatchewan - Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ( Univar") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Univar Canada Ltd. ("Univar Canada"), has acquired the assets of Nexus Ag Business Inc. ("Nexus Ag"). Founded in 1997, Nexus Ag is a wholesale fertilizer distributor to the Western...

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Univar Acquires Bodine Services of the Midwest

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill. - Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ( Univar") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univar USA Inc. ("Univar USA"), has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Bodine Services of Decatur, Inc.; Bodine Environmental Services, Inc.; and affiliated entities, operating as Bodine Services of the Midwest ("Bodine"), a regional provider of environmental and...

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Univar Acquires Weavertown Environmental Group

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. and CARNEGIE, Pa. - Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ( Univar") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univar USA Inc. ("Univar USA"), has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Weaver Town Oil Services, Inc., and Weavertown Transport Leasing, Inc., operating as the Weavertown Environmental Group ("WEG"), a premier provider of environmental and facilities maintenance...

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Univar Acquires Arrow Chemical, Inc.

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. and GREENWICH, Conn. - Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ( Univar") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univar USA Inc. ("Univar USA"), has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Arrow Chemical, Inc. ("Arrow Chemical"), an importer and distributor of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and other specialty chemistries in the U.S. market. Founded in 1982, Arrow...

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Univar Acquires Future Transfer and Bluestar Distribution

DOWNERS GROVE, IL AND TILLSONBURG, ON –Â- Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ( Univar") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Univar Canada Ltd. ("Univar Canada"), has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Future Transfer Co., Inc.; BlueStar Distribution Inc.; and BDI Distribution West Inc.("Future/ BlueStar"). Founded in 1973, Future/BlueStar specializes in logistics, warehousing,...

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