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ChemPoint Announces Distribution Agreement with Tomlin Scientific, Inc. for Tomlith™ Lithium Greases

By Business Wire News   

BELLEVUE, Wash., Inc. (“ChemPoint”), a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), and a leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Tomlin Scientific, Inc (“TSI”), a premiere manufacturer of custom formulated heavy duty industrial greases and other MRO solutions, to carry their Tomlith line of lithium complex and lithium 12-hydroxy greases. Under the agreement, effective July 1, 2016, ChemPoint will manage order placement, fulfillment, and technical support for Tomlith general, specialty, and automotive greases.

The Tomlith series of lithium greases from TSI are designed for use in multiple industries and a variety of applications with varying loads, temperatures, and speeds. The greases have excellent film-forming strength, which has proven success in reducing wear and corrosion in mechanical components, resulting in longer times between maintenance intervals. Tomlith greases are custom-formulated using specialty additives that impart outstanding extreme pressure performance properties, typically resulting in longer machine life.

“We’re very pleased for this opportunity to partner with TSI to launch their high-performance lithium grease product line as part of the ChemPoint MRO lubricant portfolio,” said Steve Savio, Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) Product Manager at ChemPoint. “Tomlith greases are proven to withstand harsh mechanical environments in many different industrial applications, helping protect large equipment investments and maximizing the lifetime of machinery. We’re looking forward to working with TSI and introducing their house brand to the markets we serve.”

“ChemPoint is a global leader in technical sales and product distribution,” said Darius Faizi, Technical Director at Tomlin Scientific, Inc. “What impresses me about their targeted sales efforts is their approach to the digital space, which we believe at Tomlin Scientific is a technique that is becoming more and more mainstream, and we feel that this approach will extend our product presence to those who could benefit most from our products. Coupled with ChemPoint’s outstanding track record of sales support and customer service, you have a team that cannot be beat!”

To purchase, request a sample, or obtain additional information on Tomlith Lithium Grease, please contact ChemPoint’s MRO team via telephone at 425-372-9185, email at MRO@chempoint.comor online at

About Tomlin Scientific, Inc.

Founded in 1999, Tomlin Scientific, Inc. is a 2nd-generation company based on the west coast that has been a staple in the MRO field. TSI specializes in heavy duty, proven MRO solutions for use in a variety of industries such as construction, mining, and transportation. TSI established itself as an industry leader through its focus on technology and manufacturing; this results in a technologically superior product that can be efficiently manufactured. TSI prides itself in solving today’s challenges with tomorrow’s technology.

About ChemPoint, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Univar Inc., is a unique distribution platform that provides marketing and sales services for specialty and fine chemicals in North America and EMEA. The company engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers, providing tailored solutions to more than 90 supplier partners and over 200 product lines globally. For more information, please visit

About Univar Inc.

Founded in 1924, Univar is a global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Univar operates more than 800 distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, supported by a global network of sales and technical professionals. With a broad portfolio of products and value-added services, and deep technical and market expertise, Univar delivers the tailored solutions customers need through one of the most extensive chemical distribution networks in the world. Univar is Chemistry DeliveredSM.

Scott Johnson, +1 331-777-6187


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