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2014-04-01 12:26:10

Univar's Magnablend business recognized for outstanding citizenship by Waxahachie community REDMOND, Wash., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnablend, a subsidiary of Univar and leader in custom blending and packaging, announced it has received the 2014 Industry of the Year award from the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce. Recognizing Magnablend's contributions and valued role in Ellis County, Texas, the prestigious award was accepted at a Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce event by...

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...

2014-03-05 12:21:50

DUBLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7czwh/global_chemical) has announced the addition of the "Global Chemical Logistics" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7czwh/global_chemical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The chemical industry is undergoing huge change. Some of this change is driven by well established trends such as the...

2014-01-10 23:02:02

New research study “Global Chemical Logistics 2013” worked out by Transport Intelligence Ltd (Ti) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the world chemical logistics market is forecast to maintain upward trend in the oncoming years. London, UK (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Nowadays, the global chemical industry is witnessing considerable changes both in the industry structure and in the logistics capabilities. Some of these changes are stimulated by...

2013-12-09 12:22:08

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that two members of its executive leadership team have been nominated to board positions at top industry associations. Marco Quirino, president of Univar Brazil, was recently elected to serve as a member of the board of directors for the Brazilian Association of Chemical and Petrochemical Distributors (Associquim), and Terry Hill, Univar executive vice president of Industry...

2013-11-21 16:21:51

MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, new Officers and Directors were elected to the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) Board of Directors. Elections were held at the Annual Business Meeting during NACD's 42nd Annual Meeting in Marco Island, FL. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/NACDLOGO) Terry Hill, Executive Vice President at Univar and John Logue, Executive Vice President at Royale Pigments and Chemicals, Inc. were...

2013-11-12 20:21:38

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar, a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has signed an exclusive five year agreement with JH Nanhang (JHNH), the largest PVP manufacturer in China, to distribute its products to the pharmaceutical, personal care, food and industrial industry segments across North America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100630/SF28924LOGO) "We are pleased that JH Nanhang has put their trust in Univar to be the...

2013-10-21 20:22:12

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Swati Spentose Pvt. Ltd. to become its exclusive distributor of Lidocaine products, including Lidocaine Base and Lidocaine HCl in the United States. Univar is announcing the partnership at CPhl Worldwide Oct. 22 - 24 in Frankfurt, Germany, where it will be showcasing its pharmaceutical portfolio and technical expertise. (Logo:...

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...

2013-08-20 12:21:37

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today that it has named Sam Sutherland as its new Vice President of Global Mining. In his new role with Univar, Sutherland will report directly to global Oil & Gas and Mining Industry President, Chris Oversby. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100630/SF28924LOGO) Sutherland's appointment to the new leadership position in mining marks Univar's focus on growth...