Founded in 1924, Univar is a leading global distributor of chemicals and innovative services.

The company operates a network of over 850 distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, with additional sales offices located in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Univar sources from over 8,000 producers worldwide and serves more than 160,000 customer locations with a full portfolio of specialty products and ingredients, and basic chemicals. Our high-growth and value-added service offerings are key differentiators in the market.

With a worldwide team of more than 9,000 employees, our scale, geographic reach, comprehensive product portfolio, and value-added services provide us with a distinct competitive advantage by providing a single-source solution for our customers.

Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1924
  • 2015 global sales = $9.0 billion
  • Global headquarters: Downers Grove, Illinois, USA
  • ~9,000 employees in more than 35 countries
  • 8,000+ producers
  • 160,000+ customer locations in 150+ countries
  • Global network of 850+ distribution facilities
  • #1 market position in North America and the #2 market position in Europe.

Our Segments

Our business is organized and managed in four geographical segments. The following table provides a summary of our network and key operating metrics for each of these segments for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2015:

  • USA
    • 2015 Net Sales: $5.35 billion
    • Distributionfacilities: 506
    • Tractors,tankers, trailers: 2,600
    • Rail/bargeterminals: 121
    • Deep sea terminals: 17

  • Canada
    • 2015 Net Sales: $1.38 billion
    • Distributionfacilities: 169
    • Tractors,tankers, trailers: 76
    • Rail/bargeterminals: 13
    • Deep sea terminals: 1

  • Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
    • 2015 Net Sales: $1.78 billion
    • Distributionfacilities: 139
    • Tractors,tankers, trailers: 201
    • Rail/bargeterminals: 10
    • Deep sea terminals: 13

  • Rest of World
    • 2015 Net Sales: $474 million
    • Distributionfacilities: 54
    • Tractors,tankers, trailers: 197
    • Rail/bargeterminals: 1
    • Deep sea terminals: 7

2015 Net Sales by End Market

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Contact Info

David Lim
Investor Relations
Univar Inc.
IR@univar.com
+1 844-632-1060

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