Univar acquire Mexican distributor

univarUnivar have recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Quimicompuestos, a distributor of commodity chemicals in Mexico.

Quimicompuestos has strong relationships with over 50 key suppliers, and delivers over 100 products to more than 4,500 customers in 25 diverse end markets. The company is well positioned in Mexico, with a nationwide distribution network and strong expertise in high growth industries.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the acquisition of Quimicompuestos,” said Erik Fyrwald, President and Chief Executive Officer of Univar. “Quimicompuestos provides a strong commodity business with reach throughout Mexico and is a recognized leader in key industries driving the region’s growth including those like Oil & Gas and Coatings & Adhesives. The combination provides a platform for future growth and enables us to offer our customers and suppliers the complete, end-to-end value proposition with both specialty chemical and commodity offerings.”

“Univar is an excellent partner for Quimicompuestos,” said Edmundo Sillas Vidal, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quimicompuestos. “The combination will create many synergies by providing enhanced services for our customers, access to a broader base of chemical manufacturers and products, and opportunities to leverage the global capabilities of Univar.”