About UsUnivar is a leading global distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals, with an extensive network of over 170distribution facilities in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Latin America, and additional sales offices inEastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.We serve over 80,000 customers in more than 100 countries, representing nearly every major industry and a highlydiverse set of end markets.We source chemicals from more than 2,500 producers, including the premier global chemical manufacturers, anddistribute more than 11,000 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 •Just-in-time delivery•Product specification and technical expertise •Vendor rationalization programs•Blending and mixing •Waste management•Repackaging and labeling
About UsOur scale, geographic reach, diversified distribution channels, industry expertise and comprehensive product portfolioenable us to develop strong, long-term relationships with our suppliers and to provide a single-source solution for ourcustomers.As a world leader in chemical distribution, Univar is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen with a global focuson safety, health, the environment, and sustainability.Founded in 1924 and headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, Univar has approximately 7,000 employeesworldwide. In 2010, Univar generated net sales of US$9.0 billion.
Safety & SustainabilityWe Are Serious About SafetySafety is our first priority, both the starting point and foundation for all aspects of our global business operations. Safetransport and storage of products, safe operational practices and safe working conditions enable us to protect ouremployees, customers, suppliers and the environment.Our Commitment to SustainabilityUnivar is committed to reducing our environmental impact and carbon footprint, ensuring the safety of our employees andneighbors, helping to grow our supplier and customer businesses by providing them with sustainable solutions andensuring the safe stewardship of products.Corporate Social ResponsibilityUnivar is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen everywhere we operate. Our Corporate Social ResponsibilityReport is an overview of the many things we do to make a positive difference in lives and communities around the world.It demonstrates our commitment to safety, health, and the environment by every member of our team.As part of our commitment to be a "green" company, we ask that you read the report online and only print copies asnecessary.
Global Distribution Comprehensive Product Technical Expertise Long Standing PartnershipsInfrastructure Offering We combine our product portfolio Founded in 1924, we currentlyUnivar has over 170 distribution Univar distributes over 11,000 with industry knowledge, tech- source chemicals from more thanfacilities serving more than chemical products in more than nical expertise and other value- 2,500 producers, including many of80,000 customers in over 100 110,000 SKUs to customers in a added services to provide the premier global manufacturers.countries. diverse range of end markets. solutions for our customers.Products & ServicesUnivars extensive distribution network and comprehensive product portfolio offer customers a one-stop shop for theirchemicals needs. We also provide value-added services for a complete business solution. Whether a manufacturingprocess requires continuous and reliable deliveries of barge loads of a core product like caustic soda, or a one-timepackage delivery of a difficult to source specialty ingredient, Univars global network delivers the chemical products andservices our customers need, when and where they need them.
Global Comprehensive Technical Long Distribution Product Expertise Standing Infrastructure Offering PartnershipsProductsUnivar provides a vast portfolio of over 11,000 chemical products in more than 110,000 SKUs to customers in a diverserange of industries. We buy chemicals in large quantities such as barge loads, railcars or full truck loads, and we distributesmaller quantities to our more than 80,000 customers worldwide.We source chemicals from more than 2,500 producers, including many of the premier global manufacturers. We partnerwith suppliers to integrate our service and logistics capabilities into their business processes, promoting collaboration onsupply chain optimization, marketing and other sales strategies.Our chemicals portfolio includes acids and bases, surfactants, glycols, inorganic compounds, alcohols, and general andother specialty chemicals used extensively throughout hundreds of end markets. We maintain relationships with multiplesuppliers to protect against disruption in supply and to uphold pricing discipline.
Global Comprehensive Technical Long Distribution Product Expertise Standing Infrastructure Offering PartnershipsServicesWe continuously refine our distribution business model to provide our suppliers and customers with the highest level ofservice, reliability and timeliness of deliveries while offering cost-competitive products. We have several channels tomarket including warehouse delivery, direct-to-consumer delivery and ChemPoint, our web-based distributor of specialtychemicals.Warehouse DistributionUnivars warehouse distribution business is the core of our operations. In our warehouse business, we purchasechemicals in truck load or larger quantities to connect large chemical producers with smaller customers. Our network ofwarehouses allows us to service most customers from multiple locations and also enables us to move products efficientlyand economically throughout our own warehouse system to service customers on a real-time basis. Also, our closeproximity to major transportation arteries allows us to service customers in remote locations.
Global Comprehensive Technical Long Distribution Product Expertise Standing Infrastructure Offering PartnershipsServicesDirect DistributionUnivars direct distribution business provides point-to-point logistics for full truckloads or larger quantities of chemicalsbetween producers and customers. In direct distribution, we sell and service large quantity purchases that are shippeddirectly from producers through our logistics infrastructure, which provides customers with sourcing and logistics supportservices for inventory management and delivery, in many cases far more economically than a supplier can provide on itsown.ChemPoint.com®ChemPoint.com is our unique, web-based distribution platform for specialty chemicals. Our ChemPoint platform isprimarily focused on customers who periodically need small quantities of specialty chemicals that would not be costeffective to deliver through traditional warehouse or direct distribution channels. Through this platform, we also offerSureStockSM, our leading-edge inventory management system, which enables customers with recurring and predictablechemicals usage to outsource their inventory stocking to us by committing to designated volume levels.
Global Comprehensive Technical Long Distribution Product Expertise Standing Infrastructure Offering PartnershipsServicesIn addition to selling and distributing chemicals, we provide important value-added services for our customers andsuppliers, including:Product availability and inventory managementWe manage inventory in order to meet customer demands on short notice. Our key role in the supply chain also enablesus to obtain access to chemicals in times of short supply. Our global distribution network also permits us to stock productslocally to enhance just-in-time delivery and provide outsourced inventory management to our customers.Technical expertise and specialized laboratoriesWe employ chemists, food technologists and petroleum engineers to assist our customers in the selection and formulationof chemicals to meet their specific performance requirements. Our team of technical experts has access to specializedlaboratories dedicated for food, personal care, paint and coatings, household and industrial cleaning, and energy.
Global Comprehensive Technical Long Distribution Product Expertise Standing Infrastructure Offering PartnershipsServicesBlending and repackaging servicesWe provide our customers with a full suite of blending and repackaging services. Leveraging our technical expertise, weare able to utilize our blending and mixing capabilities to create specialty chemical formulations to meet specific customerperformance demands. Additionally, we can fulfill small orders through our repackaging services, enabling customers tomaintain smaller inventories.ChemCareOur ChemCare® waste management service collects both hazardous and non-hazardous waste products at customerlocations in the United States and Canada, and then works with select partners in the waste disposal business to safelytransport these materials to licensed third-party treatment, storage and disposal facilities. ChemCare reviews each wasteprofile, recommends disposal alternatives to the customer and offers transportation of the waste to the appropriate wastedisposal company. Hazardous and non-hazardous waste management technologies provided from our approvedtreatment storage and disposal facility partners include recycling, incineration, fuels blending, lab packing, landfill,deepwell injection, and waste to energy. ChemCare also assists in the preparation of manifests, labels, and reportingrequirements and provides on-site project management for tank cleaning projects and site cleanups.
Global Comprehensive Technical LongDistribution Product Expertise StandingInfrastructure Offering PartnershipsServices Univar Global Sourcing and Exports
Global Comprehensive Technical Long Distribution Product Expertise Standing Infrastructure Offering PartnershipsServicesUnivar Global Sourcing and ExportsWe are your right partner for export solutions. Univar Global Sourcing and Exports is committed to export yourchemical needs throughout the world from our North American based warehouse conveniently located in Houston, Texasutilizing numerous Marine Steam Lines and Forwarders that we have contracted.While Univar Global Sourcing and Exports can ship to a multitude of International destinations, including Mexico,Central and South America and the Caribbean, we also have the ability to source products from North America, APAC andEMEA regions to the destination(s) of your choice.Univar Global Sourcing and Exports is able to deliver packaged and drummed products (FCL’s, LCL’s, Mix Loads, etc.)or Bulk (Isotanks, Flexitanks and Deep Tank Parcels) under CFR Port of Destination basis.With our vast expertise and global networking, Univar Global Sourcing and Exports is your correct go-to option when itcomes to sourcing your global chemical needs.For more information please contact email@example.com
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Global Comprehensive Technical LongDistribution Product Expertise StandingInfrastructure Offering Partnerships Main Industries
Food Our experts have developed tools that simplify the ingredient selection process and provide products that meet the key trends impacting the food industry. United States EMEA Canada Mexico APAC BrazilFoodA one-stop source for food ingredients, Univar delivers a comprehensive portfolio of performance products from theworld’s leading producers, with stocking locations spanning the globe. We supply ingredients and formulation expertise fora broad range of food applications–baked goods, beverages, confections, dairy goods, snack foods, and many others.Univars global team of dedicated food technical specialists provides application development and support, from marketand trend research to product formulation, development and marketing. Because we’re able to help our customers choosethe right ingredient, the first time, the product development process is streamlined, and time to commercialization can beexpedited.Through extensive market research, we pinpoint trends that drive the marketplace, and we help our customers use themost current ingredients and technology to formulate products that meet consumer demand.
Food Our experts have developed tools that simplify the ingredient selection process and provide products that meet the key trends impacting the food industry. United States EMEA Canada Mexico APAC BrazilFoodIngredient categories in our food portfolio include: •Acidulants •Healthy Reduction •Leavening Agents Fat replacements Sodium reducing agents and replacements •Preservatives Sugar alternatives including high-intensity sweeteners and bulking agents •Texture Modifiers •Healthy Enhancements •Natural and Organic Vitamins and minerals Proteins Omega-3 FA
Pharmaceuticals Our product portfolio, logistics footprint and customized solutions serve the needs of the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry. United States EMEA Canada Mexico APAC BrazilPharmaceuticalsUnivar is a premier global supply chain solutions partner to the pharmaceutical industry, offering our customers a broadportfolio of excipient and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and technical, quality and regulatory support.We understand that each customer has unique needs requiring customized solutions. Our team of dedicatedpharmaceutical specialists has the flexibility to develop those solutions, improving total costs of operation while providinga secure source of supply.To help our customers meet the rapidly increasing cost pressures in the industry, our range of services includes: •Excipient supplier audits to the IPEC guidelines •Documentation and process change controls •Product testing •Lot control •Regulated product packaging •Container handling •Change management
Pharmaceuticals Our product portfolio, logistics footprint and customized solutions serve the needs of the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry. United States EMEA Canada Mexico APAC BrazilPharmaceuticalsWe supply pharmaceutical ingredients in these categories: •APIs •Fillers •Acids •Flavors •Alkalis •Humectants •Binders •Lubricants •Buffers •Solvents •Coatings •Surfactants •Disintegrants •Sweeteners •Emulsifiers •Thickeners
Personal Care Our industry specialists work with customer labs to formulate new product innovations in personal care. United States EMEA Canada Mexico APAC BrazilPersonal CareUnivar represents an extensive portfolio of personal care ingredients from the worlds premier personal care ingredientmanufacturers, but we’re also poised to help our customers solve everyday challenges.Our team of technical professionals establishes consultative partnerships in research and development with ourcustomers, providing expertise throughout the product development process, from concept through production andcommercialization.Our unparalleled customer service is designed with our customers success in mind. Our offerings include an array ofcutting-edge starting formulations, regulatory advice and assistance, and the knowledge and experience to help ourcustomers resolve the complex issues that often arise in personal care applications.
Personal Care Our industry specialists work with customer labs to formulate new product innovations in personal care. United States EMEA Canada Mexico APAC BrazilPersonal CareUnivars personal care product portfolio highlights natural and sulfate-free ingredients, and includes these categories: Actives Glypure® glycolic acid Rheology modifiers Botanical extracts Mild cleansers Silicones Conditioners Natural & naturally derived products Solvents Delivery vehicles Performance pigments Styling products Emollients Petrolatum & mineral oil Sulfate-free solutions Emulsifiers Polymers Sunscreen actives Essential oils Preservatives Surfactants Foam boosters Quaternary compounds
Household & Industrial Cleaning We source key ingredients for thousands of formulators to make cleaning products that are safe for United States EMEA home and industrial use. Canada Mexico APAC BrazilHousehold & Industrial CleaningUnivar links Household and Industrial Cleaning (HIC) manufacturers around the globe with a vast portfolio of materialsfrom the world’s premier specialty and core product suppliers.Our HIC-dedicated, technically proficient sales force offers formulation, process and marketing assistance, and serveseach geography in its own language. We provide expert help in navigating registration and regulatory matters, such asthose required by the European Community (e.g., REACh) and the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S.Univars logistics and warehousing capabilities are unparalleled among HIC distributors, providing assurance of supply.We also offer a corporate accounts program that allows multi-national and multi-plant companies to streamline theirsupply chains and receive quality products from a single source.
Household & Industrial Cleaning We source key ingredients for thousands of formulators to make cleaning products that are safe for United States EMEA home and industrial use. Canada Mexico APAC BrazilHousehold & Industrial CleaningThe household and industrial cleaning product portfolio is evolving as consumers look to more sustainable and greencleaning formulations. Univar is committed to environmental stewardship and to providing our HIC customers with a widerange of products to meet every application need, and we offer the technical expertise to help incorporate greeningredients into existing formulations.Key HIC product groups available from Univar: •Acidulants •Foam boosters & stabilizers •Biocides •Natural & naturally derived products •Builders •Silicones •Emulsifiers •Solvents •Fillers •Surfactants
Paints & Coating We have a large team of product specialists offering solvents, resins, pigments, and other thickeners used to formulate paints, inks, glues and United States EMEA other binders. Canada Mexico APAC BrazilPaints & CoatingsUnivar supplies the paint and coatings industry with a comprehensive line of coatings, adhesives, sealants andelastomers, ranging from core products to specialty chemicals. Our extensive distribution network, global reach andunparalleled logistical expertise provide our customers a consistent and reliable source of supply.We work closely with the worlds leading suppliers, offering the latest technologies and materials to help our customersimplement safe, environmentally-friendly production practices throughout the manufacturing chain. Our value-addedservices to the coatings industry include: •A knowledgeable technical team trained by world-class suppliers •Solutions to green formulation challenges •Laboratory services and testing •Expertise in safety and legislation •An extensive warehousing network and dedicated logistics
Paints & Coating We have a large team of product specialists offering solvents, resins, pigments, and other thickeners used to formulate paints, inks, glues and United States EMEA other binders. Canada Mexico APAC BrazilPaints & CoatingsA sampling of our comprehensive product line:•Adhesion promoters •Dispersants •Polyols•Algaecides •Epoxies •Preservatives•Antiblock and slip aids •Epoxy vinyl esters •Process oils•Antifoams •Extenders •Resins, rosins and tackifiers•Anti-setting agents •Fillers •Rheology modifiers•Biocides •Flame retardants •Rust inhibitors•Block copolymers •Flexibilizers and impact modifiers •Solvents•Blowing agents •Lubricants and stabilizers •Surfactants•Caulks and sealants •Mildewcides •Thickeners•Coalescents •Monomers, reactants and intermediates •Urethanes•Coupling agents •pH modifiers •Vinyl esters•Cross linkers •Pigments, opacifiers and colorants •Wax additives•Cure agents •Plasticizers •Wetting agents•Defoamers •Polyisobutenes
Energy Our expert team of chemicals and petroleum engineers have decades of experience in the energy sector. United States EMEA Canada Mexico APAC BrazilEnergyUnivar Energy serves the refining, natural gas, chemical, and petrochemical industries by supplying superior products andservices from major manufacturers and providers.Our team of technical product specialists joins with our suppliers to solve our customers’ problems using a partnership-based approach. We offer proven results, with optimized performance and positive impact to cost.Our product line includes: •Adsorbents •Grading •Catalysts •Heat transfer fluids •Cleaning products •Lubricants •Gas treating amines •Process chemicals
Other IndustriesOther IndustriesWe have expertise in key regional end markets.Americas United States Biofuels Pest Control Water Treatment Canada Agriculture Chemical Manufacturing Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Polymers Composites, Plastics, and Rubber Forest Products Mining Water Treatment
Other IndustriesOther IndustriesWe have expertise in key regional end markets.Americas Mexico Brazil Pest Control Polyurethanes Chemical Manufacturing Electronics and Precision CleaningEurope, Middle East & Africa Composites Plastics Industrial Chemicals Rubber Lubricants Specialty Consumables Metal Cleaning Thermoplastic Polymers & Elastomers Petrochemicals Water Treatment
Univar U.S.A. Footprint • Warehouse space: 5 million Sq. Ft • Tank farms: 30 million gallons • More than 70,000 DST storage capacity • 600+ railcars • Fleet of over 2,200 tractors, tankers and trailers • COA (Contract of Afreightment) with MV Kings Point – Vessel fully committed to Univar shipments from Asia to U.S. and Univar Distribution Center Canadian terminals Deep Sea Terminals • Source from multiple producers in Asia, Barge/Railcar Terminals Europe, U.S. and CanadaJune 21, 2012 Confidential and Proprietary. Restricted Use and Disclosure. 28
Univar Canada Footprint • Delivery Fleet: 65 • Railcars: 370 • Warehouse space: 1.3 million Sq. Ft. • Total Tanks: 327 Tanks (86 million Liters) Univar Distribution Center Barge/Railcar Terminals Deep Sea/Railcar TerminalJune 21, 2012 Confidential and Proprietary. Restricted Use and Disclosure. 29
Univar EMEA Footprint • Sea Fed Terminals: 3 • Warehouse Capacity: 155,000 sq m • Tank Capacity: 90,000 sq m • Filling Lines: 150 • Delivery Fleet: 100 • Storage and Process Tanks: 1,250 Univar Distribution Center Sales Office Sea Fed TerminalsJune 21, 2012 Confidential and Proprietary. Restricted Use and Disclosure. 30
Univar Mexico and Brazil Footprint • Total Mexico Warehouse Capacity of 3775 m ² • Total Office Space of 964 m ² • Sales Office and Stocking locations in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, and Matamoros • Packaging Facility in Matamoros, Tamps • Applications Laboratory in Mexico City serving Personal Care and Food Industries • Staff of 59 in Chemical distribution Univar Distribution Center Sales Office Railcar / MarineTerminal (3P) • Custom made chemical distribution centers and laboratories are an important part of Arinos’ distribution process. • Distribution is carried out by Arinos’ own fleet of trucks, ensuring high standards of delivery. • Interconnected distribution centers are key to timely and flexible delivery to clients. • Arinos is strongest in the South and South East, regions, which represent over 86% of national consumption. • Imported chemicals reach distribution centers sooner.June 21, 2012 Confidential and Proprietary. Restricted Use and Disclosure. 31