Bourne, MA, January 17, 2017 — Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc. (EOSi) has completed a marketing and distribution agreement with Univar Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) (“Univar”) and one of the largest industrial and agricultural chemical distributors in Canada. Univar Canada will market and distribute EOSi’s line of MicroC® Premium Carbon Sources to wastewater treatment plants throughout Canada.
“EOSi’s Carbon Sources complement the wide range of products and services Univar Canada can offer our valued customers,” said Barry McGee, vice president Business Development, Univar Canada. “This allows our respective organizations to work even closer together to provide our customers with enhanced solutions.”
“This agreement builds on the mutually rewarding relationship we have enjoyed with Univar, Inc. in the United States,” said Maurice Gutierrez, EOSi’s senior vice president of Sales, Marketing & Client Programs. “The Univar Canada agreement is a significant step towards EOSi’s market expansion goals and extends an already fruitful relationship.”
Eric Stoermer, EOSi’s president and chief executive officer added, “In response to the impact of nutrient pollution, Canada is increasingly implementing more stringent limits for nitrogen and phosphorus discharge at wastewater treatment facilities. The Univar Canada agreement enables us to extend the reach of our innovative solutions to help treatment facilities throughout Canada meet their contaminant removal objectives.”
Founded in 1924, Univar (NYSE: UNVR) is a global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Univar operates more than 800 distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, supported by a global network of sales and technical professionals. With a broad portfolio of products and value-added services, and deep technical and market expertise, Univar delivers the tailored solutions customers need through one of the most extensive chemical distribution networks in the world. Univar is Chemistry DeliveredSM. For more information, visit www.univar.com
Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc. (EOSi) has been providing green chemicals and technical services for biological contaminant removal applications in water and wastewater treatment systems since 2003. Their agriculturally-derived MicroC® line of products address contaminants including nitrogen, phosphorus, selenium and perchlorate—providing a non-hazardous and environmentally sustainable alternative to chemicals such as methanol. MicroC® products are also used as BOD supplements to sustain biomass during plant maintenance and to establish biomass for new plant startups. EOSi currently provides more than 550 wastewater treatment plants with a safer, more effective and environmentally sustainable solution as compared to methanol and other carbon sources. In addition, EOSi offers highly specialized technical expertise and support to help plant engineers and operators optimize the use of our products and achieve their effluent performance objectives. EOSi is engaged in research and development efforts focused on developing the next generation of high performance, cost-effective contaminant removal solutions.
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