Univar B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., recently announced that Dow Coating Materials has authorized Univar Solutions as its distributor in the UK and Ireland for all coatings applications, as well as in Turkey for industrial coatings applications. The agreement includes all products in the PRIMAL™, EVOQUE™, MAINCOTE™, FASTRACK™ ROPAQUE™, OROTAN™, and ACRYSOL™ brands. This portfolio of acrylic binders, styrene acrylic binders, rheology modifiers, and dispersants is produced in Europe and provides solutions across architectural, industrial, and wood coating applications.
“We are excited to deepen our distribution relationship with the Dow Coating Materials business from Dow,” said Joshua Hicks, vice president of global industrial solutions at Univar Solutions. “Univar Solutions is a global leader in the distribution of specialty chemicals for the coatings industry and our continued collaboration with Dow will provide our customers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Turkey with an even more comprehensive product portfolio. By bringing together a best-in-class product portfolio with industry leading service and market knowledge, we believe coatings manufacturers in the region will be able to further accelerate their growth.”

“When looking for the right channel partner for our coatings business in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Turkey we wanted to find a distributor that brings together market leadership, technical innovation, and high-levels of customer service,” said Roberto Lazzari, EMEAI distribution manager for Dow Coating Materials. “Univar Solutions clearly demonstrates its leadership in each of these areas.”

The distribution agreement begins January 1, 2021, and expands Univar Solutions’ specialty portfolio, including silicones, pigments, fillers, and other resins used in various architectural, industrial, and wood coating applications. For more information, visit www.univarsolutions.com. Dow is online at www.dow.com.