- Base Oils
Univar Solutions expands base oil distribution pact with Calumet
A subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., a global chemical distributor, has expanded its distribution agreement with Calumet Specialty Products for their range of naphthenic and paraffinic base oils throughout Europe.
As a result of the agreement, Univar B.V. customers across Europe can now access more Calumet products with a wide range of viscosity and solvency characteristics across the lubricants, greases, metalworking fluids and adhesives markets.
“We are excited to further expand our longstanding, valued relationship with Calumet to provide lubricants and metalworking fluids customers more access to both packed and bulk naphthenic base oils,” said Federico Montaner, global vice president, Lubricants & Metalworking Fluids, Univar Solutions. “Our product portfolio encompasses a wide selection of specialty components and additives as well as mineral and synthetic base oils and solvents, which will help customers meet demand and develop next-generation products.”
The new agreement expands upon an existing relationship built around white oil and petrolatum product portfolios throughout Europe and in North America and includes the premium brands CALPAR™, HYDROCAL™ and CALSOL™. As a result, Univar Solutions can now deliver an expansive range of specialty base oils for the lubricants and metalworking fluids markets.
“Univar Solutions’ dedicated sales and technical network ensures it can offer deep knowledge of the lubricants and metalworking fluids markets combined with best-in-class supply chain and logistics. Univar Solutions is well-positioned to provide European customers with a total solution for optimizing formulations, addressing key performance challenges and reducing supply complexity. We are delighted to work with Univar Solutions across several markets with an expanding range of Calumet specialty products,” said John Soanes, international sales director, Calumet.