Univar Solutions, Inc. and W. R. Grace & Co. expanded their agreement to allow Univar Solutions to distribute Grace's SYLOID® silica matting agents, SHIELDEX® anti-corrosive pigments, SYLOSIV® moisture scavengers, and LUDOX® colloidal silicas to customers throughout the western United States as of July 1, 2019.
Grace is a leading independent manufacturer of engineered material technologies that are used in a wide variety of the focused industry segments that Univar Solutions supports including the Coatings Adhesives Sealants Elastomers (CASE), pharmaceutical, nutritional, cosmetic, and food industries.
"We're pleased to expand our partnership with Univar Solutions to include the western United States. This solidifies our competitive position on the West Coast, offers our customers more choices and resources, and further leverages the Univar Solutions CASE sales network" said Andrew Beattie, Grace Channel Management Leader, Americas.
Joseph Guillion, Univar Solutions Vice President of Focused Industries, said, "We are well positioned to bring Grace's market strategies and product lines including SYLOID®, SYLOSIV®, and LUDOX® products to new geographies and customers. Coupling Grace's robust product portfolio and the value these products bring to our customers with Univar Solutions' strong customer relationships, technical expertise, and best-in-class logistics is a winning, value-creating partnership for our supplier-partner as well as our loyal customer-partner base."
Univar Solutions is a leading global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services to customers across a wide range of industries. With the industry's largest private transportation fleet and North American sales force, a vast supplier network, deep market and regulatory knowledge, world-class formulation and recipe development, unparalleled logistics know-how, and industry-leading digital tools, Univar Solutions is a committed ally to customers and suppliers, helping them anticipate, navigate, and leverage meaningful growth opportunities. Learn more at www.univarsolutions.com.