ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 17, 2020
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that Poth Hille & Co., Ltd., has selected Univar Solutions to distribute its portfolio of waxes used in beauty and personal care applications across Europe, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey. This addition further expands Univar Solutions' comprehensive offering of beauty and personal care products across the region.
Poth Hille has a long history of manufacturing in the United Kingdom. Their extensive range of waxes, including environmentally friendly, sustainable and ECOCERT approved options are available globally. The portfolio to be distributed by Univar Solutions is made up of a wide variety of natural and traditional waxes for cosmetics and skin care products. Waxes play an essential role in many formulations in the beauty and personal care market. They are primarily distinguished by properties that enhance gloss, increase gelling strength, improve product longevity, emollience and oil retention, across hair styling, body and skin care, and color cosmetics market segments.
"We are thrilled that our customers have access to this new, exclusive partnership with Poth Hille, a leading manufacturer of waxes in the United Kingdom. Our portfolio of ingredients is even more comprehensive with the addition of their natural and synthetic waxes, which are used across all beauty and personal care segments,'' said Kelly Gilroy, who leads Univar Solutions' global beauty and personal care business. "Poth Hille chose us as a strategic partner to help them expand their wax-based solutions to a broader geographical region, and we look forward to bringing these waxes into Europe."
Poth Hille sales director, Phil Buchan added, "We are excited to announce a new and exclusive partnership with Univar Solutions within the Beauty and Personal Care market. Their market-leading product portfolio complements our own natural and synthetic waxes and blends. Univar Solutions' extensive distribution network, local product knowledge, and comprehensive technical support will provide a great opportunity to create new waxed-based solutions based on the growing demand for certified natural, bio-based, plant-based, and renewable ingredients, delivering even greater value for customers."
About Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) 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 www.univarsolutions.com.
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