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Univar Solutions and Solvay Novecare Expand Coatings Distribution Agreement

Published on 2020-12-11. Edited By : SpecialChem

KRAHN Chemie & Ecoat Expand Partnership to Distribute Eco-friendly Binders in PolandUnivar Solutions announced an expanded distribution agreement with Solvay Group's Novecare Coatings and Industrial Process Solutions business units to distribute their coatings products in the United States and industrial products in the United States and Canada.

Partnership to Broaden Availability of Solvay's Products Across US

As the national distributor for Solvay in the coatings and industrial businesses, Univar Solutions will leverage its reach, technical expertise and knowledge in these markets to broaden the availability of Solvay products across the United States and Canada.

Novecare Coatings chemistries are used in everything from paints and adhesives to inks and waterborne and architectural coatings. Applications for the industrial product lines include lubricants and metalworking, metal cleaning and finishing, automotive, and chemical manufacturing.

"Through our network of solution centers, Univar Solutions is well positioned to deliver the functional, regulatory, and market trend insights needed to help expand business in these important markets. We are excited to be a distributor of Solvay's Novecare business in the coatings and industrial markets in the United States and Canada and our breadth and depth of knowledge, experience, and broad market reach make us a strong partner for a world class manufacturer like Solvay," commented Joshua Hicks, vice president of Industrial Solutions at Univar Solutions.

"Not only does this agreement continue to strengthen our existing relationship, it also allows both of us to better serve these extremely dynamic market segments. Solvay has an excellent reputation in the market for producing high performance materials, and for continued innovation, quality, and application expertise that brings differential performance."

"We look forward to working closely with Univar Solutions as part of our expanded agreement, helping their customers solve technical challenges and unlocking new business opportunities," commented Chuck Price, vice president of coatings and industrial process solutions at Solvay. "With Univar Solutions sales and technical expertise and dedicated customer service, together, we are well positioned to help provide customers what they need to develop innovative products in coatings and a variety of industrial markets."

Source: Univar Solutions
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