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- 07/01/2016

Univar Expands Agreement with Dow for Distribution of Personal Care Ingredients into Central and Eastern Europe

H&PC Today

Univar Inc. (“Univar”), a global chemical distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today it has expanded its long-standing European distribution agreement for The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE: DOW) personal care ingredients to now include Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Hercegovina and Serbia.

On July 1 2016, Univar will begin marketing and selling the full range of Dow’s legacy personal care specialty ingredients in Eastern Europe. Matthew Ottaway, Personal Care Industry Director Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Univar says: “Dow’s innovative personal care ingredients are a strong complement to our existing portfolio of basic chemicals and speciality products and will help us to further our total solution approach to personal care and meet the ever-changing consumer and market demands.”

Univar has distributed Dow’s personal care ingredients across Europe from more than 20 years, continually expanding the range of products and territories covered. Building on a global network of laboratories, technical expertise, and shared best practices, Univar provides its customers with an extensive range of solutions that help them address consumers’ needs and inspire new product development.

Philippe Nastasi, Europe, Middle-East, Africa and India Sales Director for Dow Home, Institutional and Personal Care Solutions stated that “we value our channel partners and their commitment to our business as well as their sales and marketing expertise. We look forward to introduce these important products to the Central and Eastern European personal care markets.”