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ChemPoint, The Dow Chemical Company Launch New Website

August 25, 2017
BELLEVUE, WA, August 18, 2017—, a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), and a leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals, launched of a new website: The new site, developed in collaboration with The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), enhances customer acquaintance and education with regard to Dow’s laminating adhesive products, heat seal coatings, cold seal adhesives and primers.

The website provides detailed product selection guides, trouble-shooting assistance, regulatory information and relevant industry news for current and future customers.

“This project is another great example of ChemPoint’s commitment to leveraging our strengths in the digital space to support our supplier partners and proactively make their brands a part of the customers’ online buying journey,” said Rick Hoener, North American sales director, ChemPoint. “The launch of this new website will lead to a superior buying experience for Dow’s current and future customers by providing the key product information; including application, formulation and regulatory detail at their fingertips.”

Dow’s laminating adhesives line offers a complete range of water-based, solvent-based, solventless, and coldseal products as well as primers and heat sealable coatings. Originally developed in the 1940s, Dow has a long history producing these chemistries, and is recognized as a world leader in technology and development.

“Dow has enjoyed a distribution relationship with ChemPoint for several years, during which time we have seen significant growth,” said Ben Matuska, North American sales and customer service director, Dow. “We look forward to continued success by leveraging Dow’s strong brand and technical capabilities, and ChemPoint’s innovative digital model and customer service to reach the market in new ways.”

To learn more about the Dow laminating adhesives product portfolio, purchase products, request a sample or talk to a dedicated product expert, please visit:

About ChemPoint, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Univar Inc., is a unique distribution platform that provides marketing and sales services for 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. For more information, please visit

About Univar

Founded in 1924, Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), is a global chemical and ingredients distributor and provider of value-added services, working with leading suppliers worldwide. Supported by a comprehensive team of sales and technical professionals with deep specialty and market expertise, Univar operates hundreds of distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Univar delivers tailored customer solutions through a broad product and services portfolio sustained by one of the most extensive industry distribution networks in the world. For more information, visit

About Dow

Dow provides a diversified portfolio of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agroscience and plastics products to customers in approximately 160 countries and in sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. The company conducts its worldwide operations through global businesses, which are reported in six operating segments: Electronic and Functional Materials, Coatings and Infrastructure Solutions, Agricultural Sciences, Performance Materials, Performance Plastics, and Feedstocks and Energy. Headquartered in Midland, Michigan, USA, Dow employs approximately 54,000 people worldwide.