BRUSSELS, Belgium – Univar, a global chemical distributor, has signed a distribution deal with Celanese Emulsion Polymers. The agreement establishes Univar’s position in the Baltic region, following the recent opening of its office in Lithuania.

Under this new agreement, Univar will distribute Celanese Emulsion products to the coatings, adhesives, nonwovens, glass fibers, textiles, paper and construction industries. Celanese offers a comprehensive portfolio of waterborne emulsions and is a leading producer of vinyl-based emulsions globally.

Univar also announced the appointment of Sales Manager Gintaras Sabonis. He will manage Univar’s Baltic business out of the new Lithuanian office. Sabonis will be responsible for developing Univar’s business in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, covering a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, personal care, coatings, construction, food, energy and refinery.