Univar Solutions Inc., a global chemical and ingredient distributor, recently announced an expanded distribution agreement with Solvay Group‘s Novecare Coatings and Industrial Process Solutions business units to distribute their coatings products in the U.S. and Canada.
Novecare Coatings chemistries are used in products including adhesives, paints, and architectural coatings. Applications for the industrial product lines include lubricants, metalworking, automotive, and chemical manufacturing. Univar Solutions is currently Solvay’s largest distributor of surfactants and additives, including the Solvay Aerosol line of specialty surfactants used in a wide variety of applications from emulsion polymer systems for life science applications.
“Through our network of solution centers, Univar Solutions is well positioned to deliver the functional, regulatory, and market trend insights needed to help expand business in these important markets,” said Joshua Hicks, VP of Industrial Solutions at Univar Solutions. “Solvay has an excellent reputation in the market for producing high-performance materials and for continued innovation, quality, and application expertise that brings differential performance.”
“We look forward to working closely with Univar Solutions as part of our expanded agreement, helping their customers solve technical challenges and unlocking new business opportunities,” added Chuck Price, VP of coatings and industrial process solutions at Solvay.