Univar Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: May 26, 2015
Pages: 35
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Univar Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Univar Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Univar Inc. (Univar) is a chemical distribution company. It provides diverse industrial chemicals and other related products and services. The company’s chemical portfolio includes inorganic compounds, alcohol, acids and bases, surfactants, glycols and other specialty chemicals. It caters to several industries including agriculture, mining, oil and gas, personal care, coatings and adhesives, household and industrial cleaning, environmental sciences, food ingredients, pharma ingredients, and water treatment. Univar specializes in providing value-added services to its customers and suppliers. The company distributes chemicals directly to customers and also store products in its warehouses for distribution upon customer’s requirement. It offers its products to customers located in the US, Europe, Canada and Mexico. Univar is headquartered in Redmond, Washington, the US.

Univar focuses on enhancing its business operations inorganically through acquisitions. In line with this approach, recently the company completed the acquisition of Key Chemical, Inc., a supplier of hydrofluosilicic acid in the US.

Univar Inc. Key Recent Developments

Oct 21, 2013: Univar Announces Distribution Agreement with Swati Spentose for Lidocaine Products
Jan 10, 2013: Univar Appoints Beatty D'Alessandro As CFO

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Univar Inc. - Key Facts
Univar Inc. - Key Employees
Univar Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Univar Inc. - Major Products and Services
Univar Inc. - History
Univar Inc. - Company Statement
Univar Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Univar Inc. - Business Description
Univar Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Univar Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Diversified End User Markets
Strength - Extensive Global Distribution Network
Strength - Innovative Service Offerings
Univar Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Legal Proceedings
Univar Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives
Opportunity - New Agreements
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for US Chemical Industry
Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coating Industry
Univar Inc. - Threats
Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Operational Risks
Univar Inc. - Key Competitors
Univar Inc., Recent Deals Summary


Nov 26, 2014: Carl J. Lukach Joins Univar As Chief Financial Officer
Jul 01, 2014: Univar Opens New Oil & Gas Facility in North Dakota
Jun 27, 2014: Univar Files Registration Statement For Proposed Initial Public Offering Of Common Stock
Mar 18, 2014: Univar's ChemCare and Systech Environmental Corporation Convert 100 Million Gallons of Chemical Waste into Usable Fuel


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Univar Inc., Key Facts
Univar Inc., Key Employees
Univar Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Univar Inc., Major Products and Services
Univar Inc., History
Univar Inc., Other Locations
Univar Inc., Subsidiaries
Univar Inc., Key Competitors
Univar Inc., Recent Deals Summary
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