DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemPoint, a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions" or "the Company"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that Gett Products has chosen ChemPoint as the new distributor of Gett's Professional Series of cleaning products. Under the terms of the agreement, ChemPoint, a Univar Solutions company, will market, sell, and distribute Gett detergents and cleansers, extending the Gett footprint in the professional cleaning market across North America.
Gett professional cleaners, which are made in the U.S.A., are biodegradable and phosphate-free, and are a new addition to ChemPoint's already expansive portfolio. With the Gett professional laundry, kitchen, and everyday use cleaning series, ChemPoint expects to provide consistent lead times, supply, and a broad range of specialized packages for customers with commercial and industrial end applications.
"The partnership between ChemPoint and Gett Products is a perfect fit, as both companies are focused on expediting growth by disrupting a stagnant industry," said Rick Hoener, global managing director for ChemPoint. "Using innovative technology and focusing on digital modernization, we expect to change the go-to market strategy and revolutionize customer engagement. Our team is incredibly excited to expand our specialty consumable product portfolio, provide best in class service, and a dedicated supply chain for this market."
Evan Gettinger, co-founder of Gett™ Products said, "Our aim is to reach and relate to a new generation of professional cleaners around the world, faster, who are connected by the joy of cleaning and clean spaces. To do that, we needed to find a partner agile enough to integrate proven distribution models with modern marketing techniques and data analytics. ChemPoint shares our vision and has the unique combination of capabilities to help make this a reality."
About Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) is a leading global specialty chemical and ingredient distributor representing a premier portfolio from the world's leading producers. With the industry's largest private transportation fleet and North American sales force, unparalleled logistics know-how, deep market and regulatory knowledge, world-class formulation and recipe development, and leading digital tools the company is well-positioned to offer tailored solutions and value-added services to a wide range of markets, industries, and applications. Univar Solutions is committed to helping customers and suppliers innovate and grow together. Learn more at UnivarSolutions.com.
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