BRUSSELS, Belgium – Univar Inc., a chemical distributor, has expanded its long-standing European distribution agreement with Dow Corning Coatings (DCC) to include Austria, Turkey, the Baltic region, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), and South Africa.

Univar has been distributing DCC’s full range in most of Western Europe countries for more than 20 years, and both companies were eager to expand the agreement. DCC’s range is based mainly around silicone additives and binders, which have a variety of applications including industrial paints, inks, varnishes and decorative paints. Univar already has a significant coatings business in the territories covered by the expanded agreement and will be able to introduce DCC’s products to an existing client base immediately.