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VAN WATERS & ROGERS INC. TO ACQUIRE FLORIDA CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTOR

 KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Waters & Rogers Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Univar Corp. (NYSE: UVX; PSE), North America's largest chemical distributor, will acquire Woodbury Chemical Co. of Miami, Fla., effective Oct. 30.
 Woodbury Chemical, a distributor of chemical products used in the professional pest control and turf grass industries with annual sales of approximately $14 million, has served the Florida market for over 30 years.
 Woodbury's operations will be integrated with Van Waters & Rogers' pest control supply business. Van Waters & Rogers Inc., already the largest distributor of pest control products in the United States, provides a complete line of pest control products and services from over 60 locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
 Said Jerry Murphy, Van Waters & Rogers Inc. pest control manager, "We are very pleased to bring a company with the reputation of Woodbury into our team. Their philosophy of service, quality and professionalism fits in very well with our own."
 Univar Corp., headquartered in Kirkland, operates through three subsidiaries: Van Waters & Rogers Inc. in the United States, Van Waters & Rogers Ltd. in Canada, and Univar Europe N.V. in Europe.
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 /CONTACT: Jerry Murphy of Pest Control Supply, Van Waters & Rogers, 206-889-3466, or John Sammons of Corporate Communications, Univar, 206-889-3694/
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CO: Univar Corp.; Van Waters & Rogers Inc.; Woodbury Chemical Co. ST: Washington, Florida IN: CHM SU: TNM

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