Univar Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), Downers Grove, IL, has acquired three companies – Future Transfer Co. Inc., Tillsonburg, ON;BlueStar Distribution Inc., Hebron, KY; and BDI Distribution West Inc., Winnipeg, MB. Terms were not disclosed.
Founded in 1973, Future/BlueStar specializes in logistics, warehousing, packaging, and formulation services to the agriculture industry in Canada. The company has 90 employees and operates four locations in Ontario and two in Manitoba.
Univar plans to combine the Future/BlueStar businesses with Fort Storage, a Univar company that provides warehousing, logistics, and distribution services in Canada.