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Univar Environmental Sciences Expands into Wildlife Control with Acquisition of Wildlife Management Supplies

07/01/2016

AUSTIN, Texas – JULY 1, 2016 Univar EnvironmentalSciences, a business unit of Univar USA Inc., announced today it has acquiredthe assets of Wildlife Management Supplies (WMS) from Rollins WildlifeServices, Inc.  The acquisition of WMS, apremier wildlife control retailer in the U.S. since 1989, expands the scope ofwildlife control products available for distribution by Univar to a broad baseof governmental and professional customers across the U.S.

 “Wildlife control represents an increasingly importantand complementary field within the pest management industry,” said TraceMcEuen, Vice President, Environmental Sciences, Americas. “Some of the nation’smost successful pest management companies attribute a significant portion of theirorganic business growth to the rising demand for wildlife control. Thisacquisition gives us the capability to completely service new and existingwildlife control customers with the hardware and consumables they need to driveeven more business in this fast-growing field.”

In addition to traps and exclusion devices, wildlifecontrol companies rely on a broad array of consumable products for each job, suchas hardware cloth, caulk, and cleaning materials. Univar Environmental Scienceswill serve its U.S. customers with wildlife control products supplied from itsdistribution hub in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Thebusiness has hired an industry specialist who will provide vital support to thecompany’s existing sales and customer service staff.

 
About Univar Environmental Sciences
 
Univar Environmental Sciences is one ofthe largest distributors to the pest management industry in the U.S. Offeringits customers a full portfolio of products, Univar Environmental Sciencesoperates a network of distribution facilities throughout the U.S., Mexico, andCanada.  For more information, visit: www.univares.com. Follow UnivarEnvironmental Sciences on Facebook or Twitter.
 
About Univar Inc.

Founded in 1924, Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) is a globaldistributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producersworldwide. Univar operates more than 800 distribution facilities throughoutNorth America, Western Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America,supported by a global network of sales and technical professionals. With abroad portfolio of products and value-added services, and deep technical and marketexpertise, Univar delivers the tailored solutions customers need through one ofthe most extensive chemical distribution networks in the world. Univar isChemistry DeliveredSM.

 

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