DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that in late 2019 it purchased certain assets of The Mosaic Company’s hydrofluorosilicic acid (HFS) business.

Univar Solutions is a leading supplier to the water treatment market, including the U.S. municipal market, with a comprehensive range of chemical products for use at all stages of water treatment. Under the terms of the arrangement, Univar Solutions has assumed certain of Mosaic’s customer contracts, rail, and supply chain agreements expanding and strengthening its capabilities to serve municipal drinking water plants. Univar Solutions is working with other producers of HFS to ensure high quality and reliable HFS supply.

“We’re excited to build onto our already robust HFS business and market-leading water treatment capabilities. With the addition of these new capabilities, we are well-positioned to help customers and suppliers solve their complex water treatment issues,” said Brian Jurcak, vice president of product management in the USA for Univar Solutions. “By investing in our water treatment business and relying on the expertise of our experienced team, we can help drive sustainable, next-generation solutions for our customers across the U.S.”

Univar Solutions’ dedicated water treatment team, led by known industry expert John Fulcher, offers technical assistance, on-site evaluations and specialized market expertise to address complex water treatment requirements.  For more information visit

About Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) is a leading global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value added services to customers across a wide range of industries. With the industry’s largest private transportation fleet and North American sales force, a vast supplier network, deep market and regulatory knowledge, world-class formulation and recipe development, unparalleled logistics know-how, and industry-leading digital tools, Univar Solutions is a committed ally to customers and suppliers, helping them anticipate, navigate, and leverage meaningful growth opportunities. Learn more at

About The Mosaic Company
The Mosaic Company is one of the world’s leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic is a single source provider of phosphate and potash fertilizers and feed ingredients for the global agriculture industry. More information on the company is available at

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