Univar acquires Spanish specialty chemical distributor Vicom
Univar Solutions Inc., a leading global solutions provider specialty ingredients and chemicals, has acquired Vicom Distribución Productos Quimicos, S.L.
Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, Vicom Distribución Productos Quimicos, S.L is a leading regional specialty chemicals distributor in Spain and Portugal. The company partners with a range of well-known global suppliers, including ExxonMobil, Arkema, MLPC, Synthomer, Goodyear Chemical, Sidiac and others.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Vicom acquisition will further expand the company’s specialty portfolio of coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers (CASE) offerings by enhancing its range of additive solutions and augmenting its presence in Europe with more sustainable options.
“I am delighted to welcome the Vicom team to the Univar Solutions family,” said Nick Powell, president of Global Ingredients & Specialties. “Vicom advances our strategic growth priorities by deepening our ability to offer market-leading ingredients, specialty chemicals and solutions to our customers. With a highly knowledgeable sales organization, strong partnerships with both new and existing Univar Solutions suppliers, and a proven track record of service excellence, Vicom is a highly complementary fit and will add even more value to our customers as we expand our solution offerings to meet trends and drive sustainable options as we continue growing together.”
“We are very excited to join Univar Solutions to oéer our customers an even broader portfolio of critical solutions for their applications. We share a deep commitment to customer service through an enhanced experience, and I am confident we have a very bright future ahead as part of Univar Solutions,” said Teresa García, president of the board, Vicom.