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Stock Report: Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. Sponsored ADR (UGP) Report Updated: Jun 27, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

Ultrapar Holdings Inc. engages in the fuel distribution and specialty chemical businesses. It operates in five segments: Gas Distribution, Fuel Distribution, Chemicals, Storage, and Drugstores. The company distributes liquefied petroleum gas for residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as independent dealers. It also distributes diesel, gasoline, ethanol, natural gas for vehicles, fuel oil, kerosene, and lubricants with a network of approximately 6.5 thousand service stations. In addition, the company produces and markets various chemicals, including ethylene oxide, ethylene glycols, ethanolamines, glycol ethers, ethoxylates, solvents, fatty acids from vegetable oils, fatty alcohols, and specialty chemicals to various industrial sectors, such as cosmetics, detergents, crop protection chemicals, polyester, packaging, oil, and coatings. Further, it stores and handles liquid bulk, including chemicals, corrosives, fuels, and vegetable oil, as well as owns and operates a chain of drugstores and trades pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products. The company has operations primarily in Mexico, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the United States. Ultrapar Holdings Inc. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.