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ChemPoint Launches Website Highlighting Dow Adhesives

October 02, 2017
ChemPoint
BELLEVUE, WA, October 3, 2017—ChemPoint.com, 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: LaminatingAdhesiveProducts.com. The new site, developed in collaboration with The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), makes buying Dow’s laminating adhesive products, heat seal coatings, cold seal adhesives, and primers easier than ever. The site is designed to help customers educate themselves on the many offerings available to them, gain access to technical information, and learn about the optimum solution for their needs.  

Dow’s laminating adhesives line offers a wide 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 their technology and development. ChemPoint carries 122 grades of Dow’s flexible packaging adhesives and coatings that go into a wide range of applications—from bottle labels to industrial laminated sail cloth. This product line has unique benefits, depending on the specific product that include easy clean-up, fast run speed and UV resistance.

“This project is just one example of ChemPoint’s value-added digital services that supports our supplier partners by proactively making their brands a part the customers’ online buying journey. By offering customers 24/7 access to the product, application, formulation and regulatory details that they require, we are changing chemical buying trends. In the past, this information wasn’t as readily available and easy to navigate. Now in just two minutes, customers can find the product that suits their application needs,” said Rick Hoener, North American sales director, ChemPoint.

“At Dow, we realize customer buying trends are changing,” said Ben Matuska, North American sales and customer service director, Dow. “Dow has enjoyed a supply chain partnership with ChemPoint for several years, during which time we have seen significant growth and an ongoing evolution to the digital model that is helping us more proactively reach our target markets.”
To learn more about the Dow laminating adhesives product portfolio, purchase products, request a sample or talk to a dedicated product expert, please visit: LaminatingAdhesiveProducts.com.

About ChemPoint
ChemPoint.com, 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 www.chempoint.com.

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 www.univar.com.

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.