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March 14, 2013
Univar
Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related products and services, announced today that its subsidiary, Univar USA Inc., has entered into an exclusive five-year North American agreement with Molycorp Advanced Water Technologies, LLC (“Molycorp AWT”) to distribute the company’s proprietary, cerium-based water treatment product SorbX-100TM, formerly known as XSORBXTM, to municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities in North America. 
March 14, 2013
Univar
Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related products and services, announced today that its subsidiary, Univar USA Inc., has entered into an exclusive five-year North American agreement with Molycorp Advanced Water Technologies, LLC (“Molycorp AWT”) to distribute the company’s proprietary, cerium-based water treatment product SorbX-100TM, formerly known as XSORBXTM, to municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities in North America. 
January 30, 2013
Univar
Univar Inc., a leading global distributor of chemistry and related services, announced today the opening of its latest Personal Care and Household & Industrial Cleaning laboratory in Dubai. The laboratory, like the others Univar operates in Belgium, Canada, China, Mexico, and the United States, extends the company’s ability to provide expertise, formulation advice and access to an extensive range of ingredients for the Personal Care and Household & Industrial Cleaning industries.
January 25, 2013
ChemPoint
ChemPoint.com (ChemPoint), the leading technology-enabled distributor of specialty and fine chemicals, today announced that it has expanded its elastomer distribution agreement with Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive), a leading global provider of silicones and advanced materials. Effective immediately, ChemPoint will distribute the complete elastomer product line in North America, providing customers with marketing, sales, order fulfillment, and technical support.  The products include gums, LIM*, LSR, core and specialty rubber, and custom elastomers.  Other Momentive Performance Materials products distributed by ChemPoint include organofunctional silanes, urethane additives, and silicone resins. 
December 13, 2012
ChemPoint
ChemPoint.com (“ChemPoint”), one of the leading technology-enabled distributors of fine and specialty chemicals, and Dow Wolff Cellulosics, a division of The Dow Chemical Company, announced today that their distribution agreement for POLYOXTM Water Soluble Resins has been expanded to include Central-Eastern Europe and Turkey. As of October 1, ChemPoint manages order placement and fulfillment, and will also provide technical assistance and support. ChemPoint is a major distributor of POLYOXTM in Europe and Turkey for select industrial applications.
December 05, 2012
Univar
Univar, a global leader in the distribution of chemistry and related services, and Magnablend, a Texas-based provider of custom chemical manufacturing, blending, and packaging solutions, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement for Univar to acquire the company. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of December 2012, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory clearances. Additional terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  
November 07, 2012
ChemPoint
ChemPoint.com (“ChemPoint”), the leading technology-enabled distributor of fine and specialty chemicals, announced today it has been appointed by Cleanbest as the strategic distribution partner for IceMelz eco® de-icing applications in Europe. ChemPoint will provide order placement and fulfillment services, and will also provide technical assistance and support. Cleanbest is an industry leader in the field of sustainable cleaning agents that contribute to a better working and living environment. 
November 02, 2012
ChemPoint
ChemPoint announced a new relationship with DuPont for Glypure® cosmetic-grade glycolic acid.  With the end goal of enhancing the service provided to Glypure® cosmetic-grade glycolic acid customers, ChemPoint and DuPont have collaborated closely to establish a new order and delivery model, effective, November 1, 2012.
September 12, 2012
ChemPoint
Vertellus Specialties Inc. (“Vertellus”), a leading manufacturer of citric acid esters, announced today that it has selected ChemPoint.com (“ChemPoint”) as the exclusive distributor of CITROFLEX® esters in the United States.  As of September 1, ChemPoint manages order placement and fulfillment for CITROFLEX® esters, and will also provide technical assistance and support.
September 01, 2012
ChemPoint
Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, and Arinos Quimica Ltda. (Arinos), a leading distributor of specialty and commodity chemicals in Brazil, announced today that Univar has acquired Arinos. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
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