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ChemPoint EMEA B.V. Expands Relationship with Niacet B.V. for Niaproof® Anionic Surfactants in Europ

July 1, 2014
Maastricht, Netherlands – July 1, 2014 – ChemPoint EMEA B.V. (ChemPoint), the leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals, announced today that it has expanded its relationship with Niacet B.V. (Niacet).  Effective July 1, 2014, ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, order fulfillment, and a high level of technical support to customers in Europe for Niacet Niaproof® Anionic Surfactants across all applications.
ChemPoint also currently represents the Niaproof® Anionic Surfactant product line in North America.
“ChemPoint provides a suite of value-added services that I am confident will further enhance our customers’ experience” said Peter Buckley, Director of Sales and Marketing for Niacet Niaproof® Anionic Surfactants.  “Niacet is delighted to extend collaboration with ChemPoint to the EMEA region.”
Niaproof® Anionic Surfactants are highly versatile alcohol sulfates, which offer high solubilizing power in electrolytes, as well as wetting, dispersing, penetrating, spreading, emulsifying, and detergent properties. They perform well in high and low PH environments, are formaldehyde free, and biodegradable.‚Äč Key applications include formulations for household and industrial cleaners, inks, fruit lye peeling and vegetable wash, textile processing, metal processing, and cleaning.
Recently, Niaproof® Anionic Surfactant 08 was granted CleanGredients® certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection agency. CleanGredients® formulation ingredients are approved for use in thousands of products with the Design for Environment (DfE) label.
“The expansion of our relationship with Niacet on Niaproof® Anionic Surfactants from North America into Europe is a strong testament to ChemPoint’s global capabilities and reach,” said Dennis Schmeits, ChemPoint’s EMEA Regional Business Director.  “We are excited to now also offer this innovative product, coupled with ChemPoint’s tailored services and support, to customers in Europe.”
Customers can purchase Niacet Niaproof® Anionic Surfactants from ChemPoint EMEA via telephone +800.2436.7646, fax +31.43.711.0282, or e-mail Prospective customers can receive immediate technical support by calling +800.2436.7646, or by e-mailing
For more information on the EPA’s DfE Certification program, please visit their website

About ChemPoint
Established in 1999 on the foundation that building genuine partnerships, investing in business agility, and unlocking a fresh perspective will provide unparalleled service, ChemPoint is the leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals in North America and EMEA.  The Company engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers, providing tailored solutions to more than 90 supplier partners and over 200 product lines globally.  ChemPoint is a Univar company.  For more information, please visit

About Univar
Univar is one of the world’s leading distributors of industrial and specialty chemicals and related chemistry services. Univar represents over 880 specialty and commodity chemical producers and provides its customer base, made up of 133,000 customers, with a full portfolio of specialty products. Univar operates a network of more than 260 distribution facilities throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, with additional sales offices located in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In 2013, Univar reported sales of $10.3 billion. For more information, visit:

 About Niacet
Niacet is a leading producer of organic salts, including propionates and acetates, serving the Food, Pharmaceutical and Technical industries. With two longstanding and fully automated manufacturing sites, located in Niagara Falls, NY USA, and Tiel, The Netherlands, Niacet offers world-class quality products to a global market. Niacet products fill vital needs in a broad range of applications that are essential to everyday life including food preservation, antibiotic formulation, dialysis treatment, energy production, and more.
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