Univar Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. The company offers caustic-soda, hydrochloric acid, absorbents, catalysts, fuel additives, water soluble polymers, gas treating amines, lubricants, surfactants, solvents, methanol, and heat transfer fluids for oil and gas industry; and solvents, epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxide, fumed silica, esters, plasticizers, silicones, and specialty amines for that are used to make paints, inks, glues, and other binders. It also provides horticultural products, fungicides, and feed; pest control products and equipment to the pest management industry; and storage and logistics services for crop protection companies, storing chemicals, feed grade materials, seed, equipment, and parties. In addition, the company offers organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistries for use in chemical manufacturing; food ingredients, such as texturants, thickeners, sweeteners, preservatives, leavening agents, and glycerine; and texturizer and fat replacement products that include xanthan gum, carrageenan, cellulosics, and pectin. Further, it provides surfactants, emulsifiers, phosphates, fillers, fabric softeners, bleaching aides, chelants, acids, alkalis, and other chemicals used in cleaning products; commodity and specialty chemicals used in moisturizing lotions, shampoos, conditioners, body washes, toning, coloring, styling, and other consumable products; excipient, solvent, and active pharmaceutical ingredients; and chemicals to support water treatment, and filtering and purification systems. Additionally, the company offers transportation and warehousing infrastructure, and chemicals and hazardous materials handling services. It distributes its products through warehouse delivery, direct-to-consumer delivery, and ChemPoint.com, a distribution platform for specialty and fine chemicals. Univar Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.