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2014-07-21 08:24:43

NEW YORK and LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Chemical Business magazine has unveiled its annual ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors listing ranked by 2013 sales. Germany-based Brenntag maintains its #1 position on the leaderboard with $13.5bn in sales, followed by US-based Univar with $10.3bn in revenues. Germany-based Helm weighs in at #3 with $6.9bn in sales but this figure includes chemical production. US-based Nexeo Solutions is #4 overall with sales of...

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...

2014-06-18 12:27:08

REDMOND, Wash., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar, a world leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services, will serve as a sponsor of the National You Be The Chemist Challenge® (YBTC) competition - a question-and-answer academic competition for students in the 5th through 8th grades, focused on chemistry and general science. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100630/SF28924LOGO The You Be The Chemist Challenge®, created by the Chemical Educational...

2014-06-17 16:21:33

REDMOND, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar USA Inc. and P&G Chemicals announce that they are able to offer customers a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-certified domestic supply chain for the packaging and manufacturing of glycerin in the United States. This comes as Univar receives its first GFSI certification against the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Issue 6 for Manufacturing standard for its facility in Bedford Park, IL with a Grade A. GFSI certified operations...

2014-06-17 12:23:25

REDMOND, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemCare®, the innovative waste management service from Univar USA Inc., was recently recognized for outstanding safety performance at its Houston operations as the winner of the 2014 Contractor Safety Excellence Award from the Houston Business Roundtable (HBR) and the Houston Area Safety Council (HASC). ChemCare was nominated for their overall safety programs and performance on-site managed services for waste management and disposal....

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...

2014-05-12 12:23:34

Eight new formulations demonstrate the benefits of natural ingredients for healthy hair and skin REDMOND, Wash., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar, a world leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services, today released eight new formulations to help consumers achieve healthy hair and skin. The innovative prototypes - which have been designed to incorporate new, natural ingredients and meet the latest consumer trends - will be on display at Univar's booth #501 this...

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...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'