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ChemPoint® Announces New Partnership With Allnex In Europe, The Middle East, And Africa

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemPoint.

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemPoint.com Inc. ("ChemPoint"), a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) - Get Univar Solutions, Inc. Report ("Univar Solutions" or "the Company"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that allnex has chosen ChemPoint for marketing, sales, and distribution of the UVEKOL® glass laminating system in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

UVEKOL one-component acrylic resins are solvent- and Bisphenol A (BPA)-free and offer acoustic, safety, and design benefits for architects, glassmakers, and other construction and industrial users. The resins are used to produce laminated glass found in hotels, public buildings, and homes, helping create a safe and quiet environment.

"We are very impressed with allnex's UVEKOL system for the glass processing market and are thrilled to add these innovative and unique technologies to our portfolio in EMEA," stated Rick Hoener, global managing director for ChemPoint. "ChemPoint is a dynamic, team-based, technology-driven organization, and we expect allnex to benefit from the breadth and depth of our services, industry knowledge, and support for technology like the UVEKOL glass laminating system. This partnership enhances our ability to serve our customers by helping to reduce transaction complexity and providing the industry and product knowledge necessary to help support their strategic business objectives."

Pieter de Maeght, new business development manager at allnex added, "We have been producing UVEKOL glass laminates for more than 25 years. Our laminates are known for delivering the strength and durability needed to meet stringent engineering standards. With ChemPoint's digital marketing and sales approach and this unique addition to their portfolio, together, we can help meet the needs of customers in EMEA. We look forward to the growth and success of our new relationship."

About allnexA global company with €2.3 billion in sales, allnex is a leading supplier of resins for architectural, industrial, OEM, and special purpose coatings. Recognized as a specialty chemicals pioneer, allnex is known for professionalism and for offering the broadest portfolio of high quality, innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation cured and powder coating resins, and crosslinkers for use on wood, metal, plastic, and other surfaces. With manufacturing facilities and research and technology support centers located throughout the world, allnex also provides responsive, local support to customers, helping them to bring advanced coating solutions to the market rapidly.

About ChemPoint.comChemPoint.com Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., is a unique distribution business that provides marketing and sales services for specialty and fine chemicals in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers, providing tailored solutions to more than 80 supplier partners and over 200 product lines globally. For more information, visit ChemPoint.com.

About Univar SolutionsUnivar Solutions (UNVR) - Get Univar Solutions, Inc. Report is a leading global specialty chemical and ingredient distributor representing a premier portfolio from the world's leading producers. With the industry's largest private transportation fleet and North American sales force, unparalleled logistics know-how, deep market and regulatory knowledge, world-class formulation and recipe development, and leading digital tools, the company is well-positioned to offer tailored solutions and value-added services to a wide range of markets, industries, and applications. Univar Solutions is committed to helping customers and suppliers innovate and grow together. Learn more at UnivarSolutions.com.

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