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ChemPoint.com® Establishes Asia Pacific Presence

April 26, 2012
ChemPoint
Bellevue, Wash. April 26, 2012 – ChemPoint.com, the leading “e-distributor” of specialty and fine chemicals announced today the establishment of its Asia Pacific sales headquarters in Singapore.

“We’re seeing an increase in supplier demand for a distribution partner who can provide marketing and technical expertise and one-to-one customer service for niche market segments,” said ChemPoint President Steve Block. “ChemPoint’s entry into Singapore supports the growth and profitability of our suppliers while providing a new channel to market”.
 
ChemPoint utilizes technology platforms to satisfy the needs of its customers and suppliers. Its market development experts have unparalleled knowledge of the segmentation and dynamics of niche markets, but also have the technical training to assist customers with product selection and formulation assistance.
 
“For suppliers, the ability to reach customers at every level is key to maximizing their value chain. ChemPoint’s unique approach to marketing and technology combined with Univar’s world-class logistics provides elite chemical manufacturers the opportunity to reach under-served, high-potential markets throughout the Asia Pacific region in an efficient and cost effective manner,” said Univar’s President of Emerging Markets, Terry Hill.  
 
ChemPoint’s new headquarter operations in Singapore complement its existing distribution, technical, sales, and marketing centers in North America and Europe.
 
About ChemPoint.com
As the leading “e-distributor” of specialty and fine chemicals in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ChemPoint engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers. From its North American and European interaction centers, ChemPoint (www.chempoint.com) provides its suppliers with marketing, sales, customer service and order fulfillment solutions for their targeted customer segments. ChemPoint is a Univar company. With a network of more than 300 distribution facilities, Univar (www.univar.com) is a world leader in chemical distribution.
 
About Univar
Univar is one of the world’s leading distributors of industrial and specialty chemicals. Univar represents over 2,500 chemical producers and provides its customer base, made up of 80,000 customers, with a full portfolio of products. Univar operates a global network of more than 300 facilities in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region, and Latin America, with additional sales offices located in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In 2011, Univar reported sales of $9.7 billion. For more information, visit: www.univar.com.