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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Malcera, LLC (Malcera) has selected ChemPoint.com (ChemPoint), the leading e-distributor of fine and specialty chemicals, as the exclusive partner to market their patented Paraffin Wax and Asphaltene Modifiers/Inhibitors. The products are used in a number of markets, including oil and gas production, processing, tank-cleaning, transportation, pipelines, and refining. Effective July 26, 2012, ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, technical support, and order fulfillment services for customers in the United States.
Clarity Consulting Inc., a leading provider of software solutions, today announced that ChemPoint.com (ChemPoint) has deployed Clarity Connect to strengthen its Unified Communications platform in the North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. ChemPoint.com is the leading “e-distributor” of specialty and fine chemicals. Clarity Connect is a software-based contact center application that is native to Microsoft Lync Server 2010.
The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced it has extended its relationship with ChemPoint.com, the leading e-distributor of specialty and fine chemicals, making ChemPoint the exclusive North American distributor of UCON™ Oil-Soluble Polyalkylene Glycols (OSPs). UCON™ OSPs are the latest innovation from Dow’s series of Lubricants and Fuel Additives products.