Univar acquires UK-based Polymer Technologies Ltd.
US-based chemical distributor Univar Inc. (Downers Grove, IL – United States) has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Polymer Technologies Ltd. (Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom), through its wholly-owned subsidiary in the UK, Univar Ltd.
The company is a developer and distributor of UV/EB curable chemical compounds, which are used to formulate environmentally friendly products in the Paints, Inks and Adhesive industry.
Polymer Technologies was founded in 2001 and offers “unique UV/EB-curable oligomers and monomers that deliver specific performance benefits in a diverse range of applications including Printing Inks, Wood Coatings, Plastic Finishes, Laminates, Overprint Varnishes, and Adhesives”, Univar said in a statement. The company also serves as the sole UK distributor for Asia’s largest manufacturer of UV/EB curable products.
No financial details were disclosed on this transaction
Source: Univar press release and website
HGE – DCG / 31.12.2015