LONDON: Univar Solutions B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., has been named as a distributor for Dow's acrylic emulsion polymer products under the PRIMAL™ and UCAR™ LATEX brand portfolios in the UK and Ireland. Specialty ingredients and chemicals from these products help improve the properties of cementitious and non-cementitious applications used in construction.
"Dow and Univar Solutions are global market leaders and together can help deliver business and technical success for construction customers across the globe. Deepening our distribution relationship with Dow provides our customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland with even more vital products to meet their growing needs," stated Chris Fitzgerald, global vice president of Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, & Elastomers (CASE) and Rubber & Plastic Additives at Univar Solutions. "We've built a truly premier product portfolio and provide dedicated coatings and construction industry product management, sales, and technical expertise, so manufacturers in the region will be ideally prepared and poised to further accelerate their growth."
Univar Solutions has bolstered its specialty portfolio for customers in the region who produce building and construction materials with a new distribution partnership. This includes ceramic tile adhesives, elastomeric roof coatings, External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS), fillers, nonwoven products, and architectural coatings.
The global network of Solution Centers provides customers with expert technical support, vital market trends and sourcing assistance for the coatings and construction industry. Univar Solutions' expertise brings enterprise level scale and capabilities to the end-use formulation.
"We are extremely pleased to expand our global partnership with Univar Solutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland, by adding our acrylic emulsions range developed for construction applications to Dow cellulose ethers, re-dispersible powders, and Silicones. Owning a strong local footprint with a dedicated, experienced team, a technical lab and a warehouse, Univar Solutions represents the right channel partner to offer the best level of service to customers in the region," stated Alberto Abate, West & South Europe Sales Director for Dow Construction Chemicals. "With a growing product and service offering relying on strong capabilities, deep industry knowledge and expertise, Dow and Univar Solutions together are well positioned to deliver business and technical success for our customers."