Adhesives Magazine

Univar Distributes Dow Surfactants

April 29, 2011

Univar Inc. recently announced it is expanding its relationship with The Dow Chemical Co. and will distribute its specialty surfactants across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Univar has distributed Dow’s specialty surfactants range in Europe for over 25 years, initially in France, the Nordic countries, and Iberia, and more recently in the UK, Italy, and the Benelux.

“We have a long-standing and successful relationship with Univar, and we value their commitment and sales and marketing expertise as we look to bring these important products into the promising CEE market,” said Renaud Jourdan, product marketing manager, Polyglycols, Surfactants & Fluids, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Dow. “The technical knowledge of Univar’s experienced support team and on-the-ground presence will be a real benefit when it comes to promoting our products.”

“Dow’s expanding range of specialty surfactants makes up a great group of products,” said Guy Monteil, Vice President Supplier, EMEA, Univar. “Working with Dow over the last 25 years, we are excited to apply our joint experience to developing and succeeding in the CEE market. Our dedicated sales teams are ready to go and looking forward to continuing our focused surfactants growth plans."

For more information, visit www.dow.com or www.univar.com.