Univar Solutions, MGS Enter into Distribution Agreement for Rust Prevention Additives

Univar Solutions B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions, Inc. (Downers Grove, Illinois, USA), a leading global solutions provider of specialty ingredients and chemicals, announced that it had been appointed as distributor for Marott Graphic Services (MGS Chemistry Group, or MGS) (Dunbar, Scotland), a manufacturer of rust protection additives for inks, coatings, rust prevention oils, lubricants, and metalworking fluids in Europe. The agreement includes the European Union, United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Turkey, and excludes Poland and the Czech Republic. 

“We are thrilled to be selected as a distributor for MGS,” says Federico Montaner, global vice president of lubricants and metalworking fluids for Univar Solutions. “This agreement will support more industrial rust protection, specialty lubricants, metalworking fluids, and additives in the region, enabling customers to develop next-generation products and find innovative solutions for industry chemistry and formulations.” 

“As we continue growing our ingredients and specialties business in Europe, it’s critical that we partner with premier companies who are committed to helping meet customers’ product performance needs while keeping sustainability top-of-mind,” says Chris Fitzgerald, global vice president of coatings, adhesives, sealant, and elastomers (CASE) and rubber and plastic additives for Univar Solutions. “For more than 40 years, MGS and its dedicated team have provided specialty corrosion inhibitor additive formulations across a wide range of applications and industries. We are proud to provide our European customers access to these important chemistries.” 

The new agreement between the two companies included additives for oils, lubricants, and coatings in the TINSCO range of rust inhibitors. Working together, Univar Solutions will offer customers access to an expansive range of additives for lubricants, metalworking fluids, and rust prevention oils, while simultaneously providing MGS a reliable, technical-focused, and market-leading distribution partner. Innovation is a top priority for both MGS and Univar Solutions as the two companies are bringing alternative solutions forward by focusing on sustainability in the lubricants and metalworking fluids and coating space. 

“We are hugely excited about our partnership with Univar Solutions,” says Scott Sutherland, managing director for MGS. “As one of Europe’s leading chemical distributors to the lubricants and metalworking fluids and CASE markets, Univar Solutions’ expert technical and logistical capabilities will help deliver sales growth and expanded market coverage for the high performance TINSCO additive range.” 

Source: Univar Solutions, www.univarsolutions.com