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Univar Environmental Sciences Announces Director of Latin America Export Services and Director of Mexico
AUSTIN, Texas – SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 – Univar Environmental Sciences, a business unit of Univar USA Inc., announces that Daniel De Poli has joined the company as Director of Latin America Export Services. In addition, Alejandra Pena, former Logi...
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Univar Environmental Sciences names FVM Strategic Communications as New Agency of Record to help with global expansion and product growth
AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 18, 2013 - FVM Strategic Communications (FVM), a full-service communications and advertising agency based in Plymouth Meeting, PA, has been named Brand Agency of Record for Univar Environmental Sciences.According to Karl...
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Home News Univar Adds Technical Content and Training Specialist
Erin Monteagudo comes to Univar Environmental Sciences from her position as entomologist/field supervisor with Bell Environmental Services, Fairfield, N.J. AUSTIN, Texas – Univar Environmental Sciences announces that Erin Monteagudo has joi...
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Univar Environmental Sciences Adds New Course on Master Technician Online Training
AUSTIN, Texas – June 15, 2012 – Univar Environmental Sciences, the nation’s largest distributor of professional pest control products, announced that it has added another online training opportunity on its industry website - PestWeb®. This br...
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Univar Environmental Sciences Announces PestWeb® Live Chat
AUSTIN, Texas – June 4, 2012 – Univar Environmental Sciences, a leading distributor of specialty products, announces the launch of PestWeb Live Chat. PestWeb (www.PestWeb.com) is the pest control industry’s leading resource. PestWeb Live C...
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Univar Professional Products and Services (PP&S) becomes Univar Environmental Sciences
AUSTIN, Texas – June 1, 2012 – Univar Inc., a world leader in chemical distribution, announced today that its Professional Products and Services (PP&S) division has changed its name to Univar Environmental Sciences, effectively immediately. ...
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Home News Univar PP&S Names Ben Gomez Director for Latin America
Gomez, former Director General of Mexico, has been appointed Director for Latin America, effective May 1. AUSTIN, Texas – Univar Professional Products & Services (PP&S) announced that Benjamin Gomez, former Director General of Mexico, has b...
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Univar PP&S Announces new regional alignment and HR Director
AUSTIN, Texas – December 16, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services (PP&S), the U.S. leader in the distribution of specialty products, announced today a new regional structure with James Delaney, John Charleston and Kurt Grade being ...
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Univar PP&S Announces Account Executive for the Caribbean
AUSTIN, Texas – December 13, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services (PP&S), the U.S. leader in the distribution of specialty products, announced today that Raoul Persaud will join the company as an Account Executive for the Caribbean ...
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Univar PP&S Names New Sales Representative for Southern California
AUSTIN, Texas – November 18, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the U.S. leader in the distribution of specialty products, has named Adam Reed as a sales representative for California. Reed will be responsible for the San Diego...
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Univar PP&S Announces Redesign of PestWeb
AUSTIN, Texas – October 14, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services (PP&S), North America’s largest distributor of pest management products, announces the redesign of its industry-leading website, PestWeb®. The site details Univar PP&...
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Univar PP&S Announces Sales Representative for California
AUSTIN, Texas – October 11, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the US leader in the distribution of specialty products, announces that Chris White has joined the company as a sales representative for California White is new t...
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Univar PP&S Extends Reach of Master Technician Online Training
Austin, Texas – September 29, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services (PP&S), the nation’s largest distributor of professional pest control products, is pleased to announce that it has been granted Continuing Education Unit (CEU) appro...
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Univar PP&S Announces Key Enhancement to MasterLine I MaxxPro and I MaxxPro 2F Labels
Austin, Texas – September 8, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services (PP&S), the nation’s largest distributor of professional pest control products, is pleased to announce that its MasterLine® I MaxxPro® and I MaxxPro® 2F products are ...
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Univar PP&S Opens Operations in Cancun, Mexico
Univar PP&S Announces Grand Opening in Cancun, Mexico Austin, Texas – August 18, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the U.S. leader in the distribution of specialty products, announces the opening of its newest international l...
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Univar PP&S Announces Sales Manager and Sales Representative for the Midwest
Austin, Texas – August 2, 2011 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the US leader in the distribution of specialty products, announces that Marc Bramhall, former outside sales representative in Omaha, Nebraska, was promoted to Midwest S...
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Univar PP&S Announces FREE SmartPhone Application
Austin, TX – June 23, 2011 – As part of an ongoing mission to provide Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) the information they need, when they need it, Univar Professional Products & Services is proud to announce the new PestWeb® Application...
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Univar Names John Bolanos President of its PP&S Business
Austin, TX – December 10, 2010 – Univar has named John Bolanos President of its Professional Products & Services business, the U.S. leader in the distribution of specialty products. This year Univar integrated Southern Mill Creek Product...
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Univar Announces Redesign of UnivarPPS.com
Austin, TX – October 18, 2010 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the leader in the distribution of pest management products, announces the redesign of its UnivarPPS.com website. The site details Univar’s resources in the Structural ...
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Univar Announces PestWeb® iPhone™ App Now Available
Austin, TX – October 1, 2010 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the U.S. leader in the distribution of pest management products, announces that the PestWeb iPhone App is now available. Univar believes technology to be one of the ...
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Univar Names James Osuch Central District Manager - PP&S
Austin, TX – May 10, 2010 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the U.S. leader in the distribution of pest management products, today announced that James Osuch has been named District Manager for the Central District. His new position...
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Univar Professional Products & Services Acquires Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio
Austin, TX – April 30, 2010 – Univar Professional Products & Services, the US leader in the distribution of pest management products, today announced that it has purchased Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio. “This is another step in our ...
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Univar names Kurt Grade Southeast District Manager - PP&S
(Austin, Texas – March 16, 2010) – Univar USA, the nation’s largest distributor of specialty products, announces that Kurt Grade has been named District Manager for the Southeast District. His new position is effective immediately. ...
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Univar Hires a New Public Health Industry Specialist
(Austin, Texas – March 16, 2010) – Univar USA, the nation’s largest distributor of specialty products, announces that Mike Leahy has joined Univar’s Public Health Team. Leahy comes to Univar with 25 years of experience in the Mosquito...
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Univar Relocates Pest Control Supply Office in Sacramento
(Austin, Texas – March 5, 2010) – Univar USA, North America’s leading distributor of pest control products and services in the U.S., recently relocated its W. Sacramento office just 10 minutes from the old location. The new ...
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UNIVAR HIRES A NEW OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA
(Austin, Texas – February 18, 2010) – Univar USA, the nation’s largest distributor of professional pest control products, announces that Chad Cordell has joined Univar’s Professional Products & Services business unit as an Outside Sale...
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Univar names Chris Wescott Director - PP&S International and Export Business
UNIVAR NAMES CHRIS WESCOTT DIRECTOR – PP&S INTERNATIONAL AND EXPORT BUSINESS (Austin, Texas – January 22, 2010) – Univar USA, the nation’s largest distributor of professional pest control products, has named Chris Wescott to the positio...
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Univar Announces iPod touch Winners
(Austin, Texas – November 2, 2009) – Univar USA, the nation’s largest distributor of professional pest control products, is pleased to announce the winners from the iPod touch drawing held during the exhibit hours of the 2009 PestWorld conven...
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Univar Hires a New Marketing Manager
UNIVAR HIRES A NEW MARKETING MANAGER (Austin, Texas – October 16, 2009) – Univar USA, the nation’s largest distributor of professional pest control products, announces that Andrew Assir has joined Univar’s Professional Products & Services ...
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UNIVAR PP&S LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
Austin, Texas – Univar USA, one of the nation’s leading distributors of specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce the launch of their new website, www.UnivarPPS.com. The new site, explains Director of Marketing Karl J. Kisner, presents th...
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Univar Online CEU Gets Approval from Wyoming
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA has been granted CEU approval by the State of Wyoming for their current online training courses on their industry Web site – PestWeb. The Wyoming Department of Agriculture has approved all of the Master Technicia...
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Univar’s George E. Williams Jr. Receives Regional Pest Management Industry Award
WOBURN, Mass. — George E. Williams, Jr., technical sales specialist of Univar USA in Woburn, Mass., is the 2007 recipient of the New England Pest Management Association’s (NEPMA) highest award for distinguished service, the Bartlett W. Eldred...
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Marc Bramhall Joins Univar as PP&S Specialist
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA announced that Marc Bramhall has rejoined Univar’s Professional Products & Services business unit as a structural and specialty pesticide sales specialist. Bramhall comes to Univar with over 18 years of professio...
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Karl Kisner Joins Univar as Director of Marketing
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA announced that Karl J. Kisner has been named director of marketing for the company’s Professional Products and Services division. Kisner started his career by joining Van Waters & Rogers in 1990 and working...
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Univar Names New Las Vegas Sales Rep
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA promoted Scott Goodell within Univar’s Professional Products & Services business unit to outside sales representative. Goodell comes to Univar's Las Vegas branch with more than 13 years professional sales e...
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UNIVAR Adds Tom Coats as Outside Sales Rep
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA announced Tom Coats has joined Univar’s Professional Products & Services business unit as an outside sales representative. Coats comes to Univar with more than 10 years professional sales and application ex...
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Univar Offers MasterLine Bifenthrin 7.9 for Broad Spectrum Control
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar recently announced their latest premium post-patent product, MasterLine Bifenthrin 7.9, to its MasterLine brand. MasterLine Bifenthrin 7.9 is an odorless, non-irritating, non-staining, non-phytotoxic residual t...
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Univar to Acquire CHEMCENTRAL — 4th Largest U.S. Chemical Distributor
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands — Univar USA, has entered into an agreement to acquire CHEMCENTRAL Corp. for approximately $600 million. Headquartered near Chicago, CHEMCENTRAL is one of the leading industrial chemicals distributors in th...
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Univar Adds London Foggers to Vector Line
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA has come to an agreement to add the London Foggers line of equipment to Univar's extensive line of products and equipment for the vector control industry. London Foggers is a leading manufacturer of ULV f...
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FMC Announces Winners of Univar ATV Giveaways
PHILADELPHIA — Three pest management professionals won Kawasaki Prairie 360 4 X 4 All Terrain Vehicles thanks to the Univar Product-of-the- Month promotion sponsored by FMC Specialty Products. PMPs who purchased TalstarOne multi-ins...
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Univar Opens New Pro Center in N.J.
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA has opened a new Pro Center in Cherry Hill, N.J. The new location offers a full service will-call location for PMPs in Southern New Jersey. Personnel assigned to the Cherry Hill facility are Bill McCaffrey,...
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Bird Barrier and Univar Stock Up in Atlanta
Due to increased demand for Bird Barrier products in the southeast region, Univar has loaded up on Bird Barrier products in its Chamblee, GA stocking location. The location is well stocked with Bird-Shock Flex-Track, Bird-Flite Spikes, Pol...
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Univar Announces Personnel Changes
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA announced the addition of Angela Chong and Justin Bruecker as outside sales representatives, the addition of James Osuch as sales manager, and the promotion of Michelle Senne to sales manager. Chong has o...
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Univar Names Three New Outside Sales Reps
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA recently hired Mike Kunka and Joe Pierce as outside sales representatives. The company also promoted Brian Judt to outside sales rep. Judt was previously a customer service representative in Univar's Long...
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Maryland Approves Univar Online CEUs
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA has been granted CEU approval by the State of Maryland for the online training courses offered on its Web site — PestWeb. Certificate holders in Maryland can satisfy their eight credits needed for certifica...
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Univar opens new California branches
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA has opened two new distribution branch offices in Sylmar and Palm Desert, Calif. The Palm Desert branch, located at 74-850 Joni Drive, Unit E, has a full service Pro Center featuring a will call display a...
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Univar announces promotions and new hires
AUSTIN, Tex. — Pest management product distributor Univar USA promoted Dean Hill to director of Specialty Markets, Tony Smith to director of Purchasing and Operations, Jim Sparks to district manager for Univar's Central District, Mark...
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Van Steenwyk, Griesback shore up Univar team
AUSTIN, Tex. — Univar USA promoted Darren Van Steenwyk to sales manager and hired Kristin Griesbach as an outside sales representative. Van Steenwyk has been an outside sales representative with Univar in California's Central Valley ...
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Univar adds Davis as vector specialist
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA is pleased to announce the addition of Terry Davis as a vector specialist. Davis comes to Univar with more than 15 years of sales and service experience in the professional pest control industry. He most re...
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Grade joins Univar
AUSTIN, Texas — On June 20, Kurt Grade joins Univar USA as sales manager for Northern Florida. Grade, formerly of Bell Laboratories, will be based in the Tampa branch office and oversee sales activities for the Clearwater, Tampa, Orla...
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Univar opens office in Tempe
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA opened its newest branch office in Tempe, Ariz. The new 1,800-square- foot store front, located at 2090 E. University Drive, Suite 111, has a full-service will-call display area. Personnel assigned to the new...
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NEPMA honors Univar’s Williams
CONCORD, N.H. — George E. Williams, Jr., technical sales specialist for Univar USA’s Woburn, Mass., branch, was honored recently by the New England Pest Management Association (NEPMA) as its "Vendor of the Year" during a meeting in Wa...
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Delaware approves Univar online CEUs
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA has been granted continuing education unit (CEU) approval by the State of Delaware for its current online training courses on Pestweb.com. Delaware's Department of Agriculture has approved all 43 of the trai...
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Vince Geiger joins Univar as head of fumigation division
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA announced the addition of Vince Geiger in the newly created position of industry manager, Stored Food Fumigation. He is based in Indianapolis. Geiger comes to Univar with a tremendous amount of industry ...
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Univar announces promotions, new hire
AUSTIN, Texas — Univar USA has announced several staff changes within the Professional Products & Services business unit: In the southeast district, Craig Keller and Mike Jones have been promoted from outside sales representatives ...
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Univar hires new vector industry specialist
AUSTIN, Texas -- Joseph Andrews has joined Univar USA's Professional Products & Services business unit as a vector industry specialist. He has more than 15 years of professional experience, including more than six years working with e...
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Massachusetts grants Univar CEU approval
AUSTIN, Texas -- Univar USA is granted CEU approval by Massachusetts for its online training courses on Pestweb. Licensees can earn up to one-third of their continuing education credits for each license interval. Online at www.pes...
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Univar hires outside sales rep
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA hires James "JD" Burger as an outside sales representative in the company's Professional Products & Services business unit. Burger has more than 50 years of professional sales experience, including managing O...
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Univar, Orkin announce logistics agreement
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA, Inc. and Atlanta, GA-based Orkin Pest Control have entered into an agreement by which Univar will provide warehouse, logistic and delivery services for Orkin’s branch locations throughout the United States. ...
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Univar opens Brooklyn branch
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA opens a new branch location in Brooklyn, NY. The 2,100 sq. ft. location at 2102 Utica Ave., between Aves. M and N, has a full- service will call display area for PMPs in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. T...
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Washington approves Univar online CEUs
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA is granted CEU approval by the State of Washington for the company's current online training courses on its industry website, www.pestweb.com. The Department of Agriculture in the State of Washington has no...
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Univar Pacific Districs opens new office, adds personnel
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA's Pacific District is opening a new branch location and adding personnel. The new 2,500 square foot branch facility will be located at 2585 Fortune Way, Suite A, Vista, CA, 92083 and will open on July 1, wi...
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Univar relocates Southwest district office
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA recently relocated its Glendale office to Phoenix, AZ. The new 40,000-square-foot warehouse location has a full-service will call display area, as well as an educational seminar facility. The Phoenix facilit...
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Univar names hires
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA names a new sales manager and new product manager. The company names Ron Bissonnette as Florida district sales manager of the Professional Products & Services business unit. Bissonnette has 29 years of expe...
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Univar relocates Chattanooga branch
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA, distributors of professional pest control products, recently relocated its Chattanooga branch office. The new 2,496-square-foot store and warehouse, which is located at 2981 Riverport Road, Chattanooga, TN...
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Univar makes personnel announcements
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA has promoted Cindy Sagerty to outside sales representative. In addition, the national distributor has hired Keith Lewis as an outside sales representative and Cheryl Duart as an inside sales representative. ...
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Univar relocates Memphis store
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA recently relocated its Memphis pest control supply store to 1995 Fletcher Creek Drive, Memphis, TN 38133. The new 3,000-square-foot store/warehouse location has a full service will call and display area. Th...
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Oregon approves Univar CEUs
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA has been granted CEU approval by the State of Oregon for its current online training courses on its Pestweb website. There are now 38 online training courses in a variety of subject areas available for the pe...
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Ciras wins Univar's December trivia contest
AUSTIN, TX — Bill Ciras of Braman, Webster, MA, correctly answered Univar USA's December Test Your Insect IQ trivia question. The question was, The queen of one species of African termite grows over five inches long and lays up to...
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Univar announces November winner of Insect IQ contest
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA’s November online contest winner is John Burke, Burke Pest Control, Inc., Binghamton, NY. The November “Test Your Insect IQ” industry trivia question was, “The common house mouse is capable of squeezing through an open...
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Clements wins Univar's October trivia contest
AUSTIN, TX — Joe Clements of Jitterbug Pest Control, Roseville, CA, wins Univar USA's October Test Your Insect IQ online trivia contest. The question was, "What group of South American ants has no permanent nests, but instead mov...
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Univar welcomes Goza to management team
AUSTIN, TX — Michael Goza joins Univar USA as field sales manager for the company's Pacific District. As a field sales manager, Goza will support the efforts of 15 outside sales representatives in California and Hawaii. Goza co...
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Univar ready to rock around the clock at NPMA
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA always takes a fun approach to its booths at industry conferences, and this year’s exhibit at NPMA PestWorld ’03 is no exception. During the meeting in Dallas next week, Univar’s booth (#1619) will recreate t...
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Univar courses approved for CEUs in Alaska
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA is granted CEU approval by Alaska for their online training courses available at www.pestweb.com. The Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation approved all 37 courses available on Univar's site. At this ti...
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Becky Wong wins Univar's July trivia contest
AUSTIN, TX — Becky Wong, of M&M Pest Control in New York, New York, wins Univar USA's July Test Your Insect IQ contest. The question was: Cockroaches will eat people. What two parts of the human body are roaches known to feed on? ...
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Univar promotes Palmatier
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA promotes Tim Palmatier to outside sales representative. Palmatier will cover parts of Southern California. He has more than 10 years of professional distribution sales experience.
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Univar June trivia contest winner announced
AUSTIN, TX — Frank Spiecker, Garden State Pest Management, Inc., Laurence Harbor, NJ, wins Univar USA's June online contest winner. Spiecker correctly answered June's Test Your Insect IQ question, which asked, "If you count th...
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ID pests online with new Univar resource
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA's website now has a complete pest identification section. Pest ID, available through Univar's PestWeb site, lets PMPs search images and detailed information on hundreds of species of insects and pests found ...
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Univar in the news
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA has been granted CEU approval by the State of Connecticut for its current online training courses on its PestWeb site. The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has approved all of Univar USA's Online Trai...
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Colorado approves Univar CEUs
AUSTIN, TX – Univar USA has been granted continuing education unit approval by the State of Colorado for its current online training courses on Pestweb. A total of 21 of the online courses are available to satisfy training requirements for Co...
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Univar welcomes two to West Coast sales force
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA has added Efrain Velasco and Katie Miller as outside sales representatives for the company. Velasco will be responsible for covering West Los Angeles and will office out of the Univar Commerce/Garfield location. He ...
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Univar's Florida District takes pro-industry message on the road
AUSTIN, TX — The Florida District of Univar USA is hitting the road with a message that promotes the use of professional pest control companies by consumers. Univar is a longtime supporter of the use of professionals in dealing with destru...
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Univar Online CEUs approved in NJ, SC
AUSTIN, TX — Univar USA has been granted CEU approval by the states of New Jersey and South Carolina for its current online training courses, found at PestWeb and TurfWeb. For licensed or certified applicators who face an imminent deadline...
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Univar's online training gets Florida approval
AUSTIN, TX -- Univar USA, formerly Vopak USA, has announced that its online training courses have been granted CEU approval by the State of Florida. The one-hour courses, which are approved for the license categories of CORE, GHP, or Term...
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Vopak distribution arm becomes Univar USA
AUSTIN, TX — Vopak USA has announced that under a strategic reorientation, the company's chemical distribution operation has become an independent organization. It will operate under the name Univar USA Inc. John Bolanos, vice president o...
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