DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, along with Boss Lubricants, announced an energy and mining markets distribution agreement today for Western Canada. Boss Lubricants is one of Canada's largest independent lubricant manufacturers and wholesale suppliers of lubricants, glycols and greases.
Peter Gupta, Univar's vice president for Western Canada and Oil & Gas, said, "The Boss Lubricants line correlates to our strategy to expand and complements our current product and service offering. We also see tremendous synergies in our infrastructure and sales force to expand and offer our customers additional value."
While the agreement will expand Univar's footprint into the Western Canada lubricants market, Univar has a vast global distribution network that serves its customers locally. This agreement offers customers Univar's technical expertise, expansive distribution capabilities and a comprehensive product portfolio.
Jarrett Flegel, president and chief operating officer at Boss Lubricants commented, "Boss Lubricants is proud to enter this strategic distribution agreement with Univar to market our oil and gas, mining, and manufacturing lubricant products in Western Canada. The addition of lubricants will complement Univar's broad portfolio of chemicals and ingredients while extending the availability of Boss Lubricants' products to Univar's extensive customer base. Our business philosophies, strategies and corporate cultures align very well, so we are pleased to grow our future businesses together."
Boss' immense product portfolio is truly a "one stop shop" for all automotive, oil and gas, agriculture, mining and heavy duty industrial lubricants. Founded in 1992, Boss Lubricants is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and has 10 warehouse distribution centers that boast complimentary same or next-day delivery.
About Univar Inc. Founded in 1924, Univar (NYSE:UNVR) is a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, working with leading suppliers worldwide. Supported by a comprehensive team of sales and technical professionals with deep specialty and market expertise, Univar operates hundreds of distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Univar delivers tailored customer solutions through a broad product and services portfolio sustained by one of the most extensive industry distribution networks in the world. For more information, visit Univar.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/univarcanada and like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/UnivarCanada/.
About Boss Lubricants Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Boss Lubricants manufactures and supplies premium engine and transmission lubricants, natural gas engine and compressor oils, grease, glycols and similar products in over 400 varieties. Since its founding in 1922, Boss Lubricants has been committed to providing quality products and outstanding service to industrial and commercial businesses throughout Canada and the northwestern United States. BOSS is an acronym for Bulk Oil Sales and Service, and is a symbol of Canadian pride and industry leadership. For more information, visit www.bosslubricants.com/. Like Boss Lubricants on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BOSS-Lubricant.
Forward-Looking Statements This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which may be beyond our control. We caution you that the forward-looking information presented in this press release is not a guarantee of future events, and that actual events may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forward-looking information contained in this press release. In addition, forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may," "plan," "seek," "comfortable with," "will," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe" or "continue" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology. Any forward-looking information presented herein is made only as of the date of this press release, and we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information to reflect changes in assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events, or otherwise.