Univar Solutions Named Exclusive Distributor of COIM USA’s Diexter-G™, Isoexter™ and Hydroexter™ for Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants Products

Customers in the United States and Canada can now access an even more robust portfolio of polyester polyols and specialty resins for increased performance and sustainability

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) (“Univar Solutions” or “the Company”), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, today announced its selection as the exclusive distributor of Diexter-G™, Isoexter™ and Hydroexter™ from COIM USA, Inc. in the United States and Canada. COIM’s polyester polyols and specialty resins are used to enhance the properties of coatings, adhesives and sealants (CAS) and will complement Univar Solutions’ existing CAS product lines.

Univar Solutions Named Exclusive Distributor of COIM USA’s Diexter-G™, Isoexter™ and Hydroexter™ for Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants Products

Univar Solutions Named Exclusive Distributor of COIM USA’s Diexter-G™, Isoexter™ and Hydroexter™ for Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants Products

Univar Solutions Named Exclusive Distributor of COIM USA

“We’re excited to enhance our already robust high-performance polyester and polyurethane technologies product line through our new collaboration with COIM. This allows Univar Solutions to be even more valuable to our customers and help solve their toughest challenges, develop more innovative and sustainable products and reduce time to market,” said Chris Fitzgerald, global vice president, CASE, Rubber and Plastic Additives for Univar Solutions. “With this exclusive authorization, we continue to strengthen our product portfolio, expand our ability to meet the needs of customers in the United States and Canada and drive new growth opportunities through higher performing and more innovative and sustainable solutions.”

The versatility, performance and adaptability of Diexter-G, Isoexter and Hydroexter make them well-suited for use in a wide range of applications, from industrial and polyurethane coatings, adhesives, and sealants to resin synthesis and color dispersions. Polyesters are used in CAS applications for mechanical properties, flexibility and impact resistance, adhesion, solvent, oil, fuel and oxidation resistance, abrasion and chip resistance, weatherability and UV resistance.

“This new partnership with Univar Solutions will allow even more customers in the United States and Canada to benefit from COIM’s unique, industry-leading product development, technical support and manufacturing experience in polyester polyol materials,” said Robert Tauchen, vice president, polyurethanes at COIM USA. “We continue to expand our portfolio to address strong market demands for polyol’s, helping enable customers to meet performance, sustainability and profitability challenges in the CAS application space.”

For more information about Univar Solutions’ portfolio of CASE ingredients and specialty chemicals, including technical support and innovation, visit univarsolutions.com/CASE.

About Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) is a leading global commodity and specialty chemical and ingredient distributor representing a premier portfolio from the world’s leading producers. With the industry’s largest private transportation fleet and technical sales force, unparalleled logistics know-how, deep market and regulatory knowledge, 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. While fulfilling its purpose to help keep communities healthy, fed, clean and safe, Univar Solutions is committed to helping customers and suppliers innovate and focus on Growing Together. Learn more at univarsolutions.com.

About COIM Group
COIM is an Italian multinational founded in 1962, which develops and produces polycondensation (esters) and polyaddition (polyurethane) products and many other specialty chemicals. With 5 production plants and 20 locations on 4 different continents, COIM Group is able to combine local presence with a global approach right around the world. More than 1000 people work every day to achieve the mission of understanding and satisfying customers’ needs, expectations and aspirations. Learn more at https://www.us.coimgroup.com

Forward-Looking Statements
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