With nearly universal coverage, Univar distributes a broad range of chemicals. The company is a leading global distributor of specialty chemicals, ranking #1 in the US and Canada and #2 in Europe. It operates more than 700 distribution facilities worldwide. Subsidiaries Univar Europe, Univar USA, and Univar Canada handle sales, marketing, and logistics in those key markets. Univar's portfolio includes more than 8,800 products, and its storage and transportation capabilities further serve customers' chemical needs. Markets include paints and coatings, energy, food, and household and industrial cleaning. The company filed to go public in 2014.