Univar is a leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services. It safely delivers chemistry (products, expertise, and relationships) that helps its customers improve the quality of life through affordable energy, clean drinking water, reliable food sources and products that improve health, homes and environment.
Univar provides chemistry to the water treatment industry such as disinfectants to remove bacteria, Flouride to prevent tooth decay, Aluminum Sulfate to prevent cloudiness and improve taste, and Polyphosphate to remove lead. The Company also provides crop protection and micronutrient products and services to help enhance farmer productivity. It provides healthy and great tasting food ingredients to food companies, as well as clean and disinfect products to food producers and restaurants.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Downers Grove, US
Founded
1924
Size (employees)
8,700 (est)
Website
univar.com
Univar was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, US

Univar Office Locations

Univar has an office in Downers Grove
Downers Grove, US (HQ)
3075 Highland Pkwy

Univar Financials and Metrics

Univar Financials

Univar's revenue was reported to be $2 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

2 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

439.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

22%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

22.6 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

69.9 m

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

4.1 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

300.6 m
Univar's current market capitalization is $4.1 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

9 b8.1 b

Revenue growth, %

(10%)

Cost of goods sold

7.2 b6.3 b

Gross profit

1.8 b1.7 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

2.5 b2.2 b2 b2.3 b2 b2 b

Cost of goods sold

2 b1.8 b1.6 b1.8 b1.6 b1.6 b

Gross profit

467.2 m450.5 m430.3 m445.4 m438.1 m439.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%20%22%20%22%22%
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

188.1 m336.4 m

Accounts Receivable

1 b950.3 m

Inventories

803.4 m756.6 m

Current Assets

2.2 b2.2 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

197 m187.4 m222.1 m223.8 m267.1 m300.6 m

Accounts Receivable

1.4 b1.2 b1.1 b1.3 b1.1 b1.1 b

Inventories

902.8 m859.8 m922.3 m801.7 m753.6 m829.9 m

Current Assets

2.7 b2.5 b2.4 b2.5 b2.3 b2.4 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

16.5 m(68.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

225 m237.9 m

Accounts Receivable

(295 k)(813 k)

Inventories

82.3 m42 m
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(12.4 m)12.1 m14 m39.8 m(63 m)22.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

37.7 m34.3 m33.5 m38 m42.4 m35.9 m

Inventories

902.8 m859.8 m922.3 m801.7 m753.6 m829.9 m

Accounts Payable

1.2 b978.9 m1 b1.1 b890.3 m931.6 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

229.7 k

Financial Leverage

6.4 x
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Univar Market Value History

Univar Median Salaries

Source: 35 public H-1B filings from Univar

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Univar Online and Social Media Presence

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