Arxada signs distribution partnership with Univar Solutions in Brazil
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Arxada signs distribution partnership with Univar Solutions in Brazil

Univar Solutions Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions LLC and a key player in the global distribution of specialty ingredients and chemicals, announced a distribution partnership with Arxada for a full range of biocides, preservatives, and performance additives used in a variety of industrial applications.

Arxada, a leading global specialty chemicals company formerly known as Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) before rebranding, is based in Basel, Switzerland. Its Material Protection business offers solutions that include antimicrobials, corrosion inhibitors, lubricants, and a variety of other specialty additives.

The collaboration introduces a comprehensive suite of biocides, preservatives, and performance additives to Brazil’s industrial realms, notably in paints, coatings, and lubricants. The alliance is set to redefine the market with solutions that not only meet but exceed the demands for performance and preservation, all while adhering to sustainability principles.

Matthew Oliver, Univar Solutions’ global vice president of Performance Materials, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, highlighting the shift towards sustainable yet high-performing products.

“Consumers today are more mindful about the products they are using and the global footprint they are creating. At the same time, we are committed to supporting manufacturers who are reformulating chemistries and launching innovative products that prioritize sustainability while remaining high performing,” said Oliver.

“Working with specialty ingredient suppliers like Arxada, we can offer customers the latest guidance, bio-based materials, and solutions such as corrosion inhibitors, antimicrobials, lubricants, and other specialty additives to provide efficacy in coating systems and material protection.”

“We are confident that together we can unlock new growth avenues with innovative and environmentally friendly solutions that meet the increasing demand for green products in the region,” said Jorge Buckup, president of Latin America for Univar Solutions.

“Arxada provides innovative chemistry and solutions to solve the world’s toughest preservation challenges by enhancing sustainability with cleaner, greener solutions in antimicrobial control and performance additives,” said Mauro Guerra, business director of industrial microbial control – South America for Arxada.

“Our solutions are focused on multiple end-markets such as Human Health & Nutrition, Home & Personal Care, Paints & Coatings, Metalworking Fluids, Polymers and Textiles, and Wood Protection, among others, providing a broad portfolio of differentiated products, supported by our science and innovation capabilities, in-depth regulatory know-how and track record in manufacturing and process development. We are very happy to have Univar Solutions as our distributor for Brazil. Our partnership is a result of our shared vision and mutual commitment to our customers.”