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2014-09-15 08:23:44

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals and related chemistry services, announced that it has reached an agreement with Evonik Corporation to become the exclusive distributor for Evonik personal care products in the Northeastern United States. Evonik will continue to sell their silicone-based products directly. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100630/SF28924LOGO Evonik, a world...

2014-07-01 16:24:10

Facility grand opening in Dickinson, ND featured remarks by U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals and related chemistry services, held a grand opening ceremony on June 30 for a new, permanent facility in Dickinson, N.D., to support its oil and gas business in the Williston Basin. The ribbon cutting ceremony at the new facility featured remarks by U.S....

2014-06-27 16:21:42

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The total number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. The proposed offering is expected to commence subject to the review process of the SEC, and subject to market and...

2014-06-09 16:21:50

Alamo Junction Rail Park provides access to Eagle Ford Shale Basin REDMOND, Wash., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a world leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services, broke ground on a new 52,000 square foot facility on 12 acres of land in Elmendorf, Texas in a ceremony on May 20th. The facility, located in the Alamo Junction Rail Park, is currently under construction, and is expected to be fully operational by the end of the year....

2014-06-02 16:21:27

REDMOND, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a world leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services, announced today a joint venture with E.A. Juffali & Brothers, a major player in chemicals and other industries based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The joint venture will be a full distribution business headquartered in the country's Eastern Province. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100630/SF28924LOGO The joint venture between Univar and...

2014-03-18 12:22:36

Together the companies have replaced more than 400,000 tons of coal with waste byproduct over 25 year partnership REDMOND, Wash., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it reached a milestone in sustainability, shipping its 100 millionth gallon of fuel-quality waste for reuse from its waste chemical business, ChemCare, to Systech Environmental Corporation, a leading provider of byproduct co-processing services in North...

2013-10-14 23:19:10

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Chemical Distribution Market 2012-2016. London (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Chemical Distribution market to grow at a CAGR of 9.69 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing economic growth in the APAC region. The Global Chemical Distribution market has also been witnessing an increase in the number of mergers and...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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