Processing Magazine

Univar acquires Brazilian chemical distributor

September 1, 2011

REDMOND, Wash. — Chemical distributor Univar Inc. has acquired Brazil-based Arinos Quimica Ltda., according to a press release.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the acquisition of Arinos,” said John Zillmer, president and CEO of Univar. “Arinos has a highly complementary business model to Univar, and provides a strong platform for future growth in the large and rapidly growing Brazilian chemical distribution market.”

Arinos delivers over 1,600 products to more than 6,500 customers in diverse end markets.