Univar is one of the world’s leading distributors of industrial and specialty chemicals. It currently operates in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, Singapore, China, and the rest of Asia-Pacific.
Univar services over 80,000 industrial end users, with a full portfolio of products. The majority are commodities the company buys in bulk, then processes, blends and repacks to meet the diverse requirements of the industries we serve.
Others are specialties—purchased pre-packaged and sold on a technical basis, usually under a manufacturer’s own brand. As well as differentiating ourselves through our vast product offering, Univar also provides a number of related services, both to its customers and suppliers, such as blending, managing customer inventories, packaging, labeling, warehouse management, waste management, technical support and managing vendor reduction programs.
Univar operates a network of over 170 distribution centers, spread across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China and Australia. In 2010, Univar generated net sales of approximately USD 7.9 billion. Univar employs approximately 7,600 people globally.
Univar China offers customers the broadest range of products from leading producers across China as well as in the United States, Canada and Europe. Our experienced local sales and technical teams coupled with our strong distribution network within China, ensure we provide differentiated and value-added solutions to our customers’ requirements – whatever their size or level of complexity.
Through long-term partnerships Univar has the knowledge and capability to Efficiently Execute and Improve as well as reduce costs and complexity of our customer and supplier supply chains.
Safety is the first priority and the most important aspect of work at Univar. We pursue continuous improvement in the health, safety and sustainability profile of our company and those with whom we do business.
In today’s world of continuous industrial evolution, we understand the need to provide more than just products. We strive for new thinking and creativity in our quest for new business opportunities with our supplier & customer partners.