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Dow Selects Univar Solutions as a Key Channel to Market for Polyurethanes in North America

Dow approves Univar Solutions to carry range of polyols and isocyanates in U.S. and Canada

MIDLAND, Mich. and¬†DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Dow (NYSE: DOW) and Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) (“Univar Solutions”) today announced Dow has selected Univar Solutions as a key North American channel to market, distributing Dow’s broad product portfolio of polyols and isocyanates effective April 1, 2019. Univar Solutions, a company recently created from the combination of Univar and Nexeo Solutions, brings some of the best customer service offerings in the industry and is ready to serve as an authorized channel for Dow’s breakthrough polyurethane products across the U.S. and Canada.

Univar Solutions is a leading global chemical and ingredient solutions provider, combining a comprehensive logistical offering with expert-level technical know-how.

“The power of Dow’s wide ranging solution sets paired with the customer experience that Univar Solutions offers, is the collaboration needed to help downstream formulators innovate and grow,” said Caio Sedeno, North America commercial director for Dow Polyurethanes. “In CASE formulations, we have a broad range of polyols, formulated polyol blends and pre-polymer offerings that will help deliver on ever-advancing application needs.”

As both Univar and Dow emerge from recent merger and acquisition transactions, their priorities are aligned and remain clear: offering solutions and experiences to their customers that help drive value.

“Through our mission to streamline, innovate and grow, Univar Solutions focuses on enriching the buying experience to create an ecosystem of transparency for our customers and suppliers,” said Mark Fisher, president, Univar Solutions USA. “Combining the product and innovation breadth of Dow with Univar Solutions’ formulation expertise in our Technical Solution Centers, as well as through the digital tools that we deploy, will be a winning, value creating partnership for the industry.”