Univar Solutions

Univar is a distributor of chemical products such as hydrocarbons, additives, oils and solvents for energy, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. Read more

David Jukes's photo - President & CEO of Univar Solutions

President & CEO

David Jukes

CEO Approval Rating

57/100

Founded:

1924

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEUNVR

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Brenntag is one of Univar Solutions's top competitors. Brenntag is a Public company that was founded in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia in 1874. Brenntag is in the Specialty Chemicals field. Brenntag has 8,737 more employees vs. Univar Solutions.

Hydrite is perceived as one of Univar Solutions's biggest rivals. Hydrite was founded in 1929 in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Hydrite operates in the Specialty Chemicals industry. Hydrite generates $7.5B less revenue than Univar Solutions.

Azelis is a top competitor of Univar Solutions. Azelis's headquarters is in Antwerp, Antwerp, and was founded in 2001. Azelis competes in the Agricultural Chemicals field. Azelis generates 26% of Univar Solutions's revenue.

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Univar Solutions Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$8.2B

Univar Solutions's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 968.6M. Over the last four quarters, Univar Solutions's revenue has grown by 7.3%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $2.2B; in Q4 2020, it was $2B; in Q3 2020, it was $2B; in Q2 2020, Univar Solutions's revenue was $2B.

Univar Solutions Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
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Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) Business, Zhuhai Techi Chem Silicone Industry Corporation

Nov 2020

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undisclosed
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Nexeo Solutions Holdings, LLC

Sep 2018

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$2B
Nexeo Solutions is a distributor of chemicals, plastics and composites products for the aerospace, food and beverage and industrial lubricant markets.
Earthoil Plantations Ltd

May 2018

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undisclosed
Earthoil is a manufacturer and supplier of essential and cold pressed vegetable seed oils for the fragrance and consumer products industries.

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Kemetyl Industrial Chemicals

Dec 2017

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undisclosed
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Tagma Brasil Ltda

Sep 2017

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Univar Solutions has acquired. Univar Solutions has acquired 15 companies and its latest acquisition was Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) Business, Zhuhai Techi Chem Silicone Industry Corporation in Nov 2020.

Univar Solutions Funding History

Since Univar Solutions was founded in 1924, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Univar Solutions has raised $802.1M. Univar Solutions' last funding round was on Jun 2015 for a total of $770.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Jun 2015
$770M

Equity
Jun 2012
$32.1M

Since Univar Solutions was founded in 1924, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Univar Solutions has raised $802.1M. Univar Solutions' last funding round was on Jun 2015 for a total of $770.0M

Univar Solutions Investments

No recent investments found related to Univar Solutions

These are all the companies that Univar Solutions has invested in. Univar Solutions has invested 15 companies and its latest investment was Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) Business, Zhuhai Techi Chem Silicone Industry Corporation in Nov 2020.

Univar Solutions News

March 25, 2021MarketScreener

Proxy (PDF 935 KB)

(marketscreener.com) A message from our President and CEO Dear Fellow Stockholders: In the 1990s, the... See more »
March 9, 2021MarketScreener

B.V. Modern Slavery and Anti-Trafficking Statement

(marketscreener.com) Slavery and human trafficking statement - Univar Solutions B.V. Modern slavery i... See more »
February 25, 2021Rubber & Plastics News

Zochem names Univar Solutions as 'Distributor of Year'

Zochem L.L.C., a manufacturer of zinc oxide, has honored longtime industry partner Univar Solutions I... See more »
February 25, 2021Chemical Week

Univar reports net loss on taxes, divestiture; sales increase

Demand from industrial end markets posted declines.... See more »
February 19, 2021Plastics News

Tayler optimistic about Nexeo parent's deal for Distrupol

The two resin distribution businesses will continue to operate as separate units.... See more »
February 10, 2021CosmeticsDesign

Univar Solutions and personal care ingredient maker Sasol sign US distribution deal

At the start of the month, South Africa â based Sasol Chemicals and Univar Solutions announced a dist... See more »

Univar Solutions Press Releases

March 15, 2021Cision Canada

Univar Solutions and Novozymes Partner to Bring Innovative, Sustainable Biotechnology Products to Customers in the United States and Canada

/CNW/ -- Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions" or "the Company"), a global chemical ... See more »
February 24, 2021StreetInsider

Univar Solutions Reports Solid 2020 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results; Issues Guidance for 2021

Univar Solutions Reports Solid 2020 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results; Issues Guidance f... See more »
February 10, 2021PR Newswire

Univar Solutions Launches "(S)heroes Wear Lab Coats"

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Soluti... See more »
February 9, 2021Business Press 24

Univar Solutions Creates Unmatched Digital Supply Chain Advantage

Univar Solutions (NYSE:UNVR) has created an unmatched digital supply chain advantage with the help of... See more »
January 29, 2021PR Newswire

Univar Solutions Announces Recognition as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutio... See more »
January 25, 2021PR Newswire

Univar Solutions to Report 2020 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 25

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Soluti... See more »
December 11, 2020PR Newswire

Emerald Appoints Univar Solutions as Distributor for Kalaguard SB in the United States

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Soluti... See more »

Univar Solutions Videos

April 21, 2021Univar Solutions Youtube Channel

"Energy & Emissions" on YOUTUBE

April 21, 2021Univar Solutions Youtube Channel

"Sustainable Supply Chain" on YOUTUBE

April 21, 2021Univar Solutions Youtube Channel

"Resource Use" on YOUTUBE

April 21, 2021Univar Solutions Youtube Channel

"Responsible Handling" on YOUTUBE

April 15, 2021Univar Solutions Youtube Channel

"Sharing the power of vitamins" on YOUTUBE

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Univar Solutions Headquarters

3075 Highland Parkway Suite 200

Downers Grove, Illinois60515

1-331-777-6000

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Univar Solutions Summary

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Overview

Univar is a distributor of chemical products such as hydrocarbons, additives, oils and solvents for energy, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. Univar Solutions was founded in 1924. Univar Solutions' headquarters is located in Downers Grove, Illinois...

CEO

Univar Solutions's President & CEO, David Jukes, currently has an approval rating of 57%. Univar Solutions's primary competitors are Brenntag, Hydrite & Azelis.

Frequently Asked Questions about Univar Solutions

  1. When was Univar Solutions founded?

    Univar Solutions was founded in 1924
  2. Who is Univar Solutions's CEO?

    Univar Solutions's CEO is David Jukes
  3. How much revenue does Univar Solutions generate?

    Univar Solutions generates $8.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Univar Solutions have?

    Univar Solutions has historically raised $802.1M in funding
  1. Where is Univar Solutions's headquarters?

    Univar Solutions's headquarters is in Downers Grove Illinois, USA
  2. How many employees does Univar Solutions have?

    Univar Solutions has 8,500 employees
  3. What sector does Univar Solutions operate in?

    Univar Solutions is in Courier, Logistics & Freight Services
  4. Who are Univar Solutions's competitors?

    Univar Solutions's top competitors are Brenntag, Hydrite, Azelis