Univar and Boss Lubricants announce energy and mining markets distribution agreement in Western Canada

Univar Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Univar Inc., a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, along with Boss Lubricants, announced an energy and mining markets distribution agreement in Western Canada.  Boss Lubricants is one of Canada's largest independent lubricant manufacturers and wholesale suppliers of lubricants, glycols and greases. "The Boss Lubricants line correlates to our strategy to expand and complements our current product and service offering.  We also see tremendous synergies in our infrastructure and sales force to expand and offer our customers additional value," said Peter Gupta, Univar's vice president for Western Canada and Oil & Gas. While the agreement will expand Univar's footprint into the Western Canada lubricants market, Univar has a vast global distribution network that serves its customers locally. This agreement offers customers Univar's technical expertise, expansive distribution capabilities and a comprehensive product portfolio. "Boss Lubricants is proud to enter this strategic distribution agreement with Univar to market our oil and gas, mining, and manufacturing lubricant products in Western Canada. The addition of lubricants will complement Univar's broad portfolio of chemicals and ingredients while extending the availability of Boss Lubricants' products to Univar's extensive customer base. Our business philosophies, strategies and corporate cultures align very well, so we are pleased to grow our future businesses together," said Jarrett Flegel, president and chief operating officer, Boss Lubricants. Founded in 1992, Boss Lubricants is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and has 10 warehouse distribution centers that boast complimentary same or next-day delivery. BOSS is an acronym for Bulk Oil Sales and Service and is a symbol of Canadian pride and industry leadership. Boss Lubricants' broad product portfolio includes automotive, oil and gas, agriculture, mining and heavy-duty industrial lubricants.