Univar Inc. recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univar USA Inc., has acquired the assets of Chemical Associates Inc.

Founded in 1981, Chemical Associates is a marketer, manufacturer and distributor of natural-based oleochemicals.

“The acquisition of Chemical Associates will help increase the value Univar can bring in a number of our key markets such as personal care, food, cleaning and sanitization, lubricants, and coatings and adhesives,” said Erik Fyrwald, president and CEO.

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