CLAYTON, MO – Following Univar’s acquisition of Nexeo, Olin and the new Univar Solutions have signed a long-term distribution agreement for Olin’s full portfolio of epoxy standard and specialty resins in all 50 U.S. states.
“Univar and Olin Epoxy have a solid history together with an outstanding record of growing sales and providing value to customers who utilize epoxy products,” said Steve Mills, Olin Epoxy’s North America Commercial Director. “We look forward to expanding this relationship to now include the heritage epoxy business of Nexeo.”
Joshua Hicks, VP Focused Industries for Univar Solutions noted the merits of the agreement, saying, “Univar Solutions sees the extended relationship with Olin Epoxy as a winning, value-creating relationship for our suppliers and our loyal customer base. We are well-positioned to couple Olin’s portfolio of D.E.R.™ epoxies and modified diluents, D.E.N. epoxy novolacs, and D.E.H.™ curatives with Univar Solutions’ robust portfolio of products, technical expertise, project-driven growth philosophy, and best-in-class logistics to provide value-added solutions and service through our Focused Industry Specialty Chemicals Sales group.”
As a leading global supplier of epoxy materials, Olin looks forward to its expanded collaboration with Univar Solutions to complement Olin’s growth strategy for epoxy. Olin also has long-term agreements with its regional distributors Callahan, IMCD and Palmer Holland.
With more than 60 years of innovation, Olin’s portfolio of core, differentiated and specialty epoxy products serve an array of applications, including wind energy, electrical laminates, marine coatings and consumer goods, as well as numerous applications in civil engineering and infrastructure.