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January 8 2017, David R Brown

EMCO Chemical Distributors Canada Ltd. buys Inortech Chimie Inc.

EMCO Chemical Distributors Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCO Chemical Distributors Inc., Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, has successfully completed the acquisition of Inortech Chimie Inc. Inortech is a leading Canadian specialty chemical distributor and has been serving customers in the CASE, ink, plastic and a number of other industries for over 25 years. Inortech's headquarters is located in Terrebonne, Quebec, with regional public warehousing throughout Canada.

EMCO views this acquisition as an amalgamation of strengths

Edward Polen
President and CEO of EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc.

“EMCO views this acquisition as an amalgamation of strengths,” says Edward Polen, President and CEO of EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc. “Inortech's excellent technical sales force, unsurpassed R&D support and recognizable name in our Industries, will provide us greater opportunities to grow.”

EMCO Chemical Distributors Canada Ltd. was established in 2012 and the addition of Inortech produces a full line specialty distributor and a regional leader in the CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers), ink and plastic industries, as well as expanding EMCO's product range and facilitating the provision of superior support services.

About EMCO Chemical Distributors Inc.
Founded in 1971 in Wisconsin, USA, EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc. distributes industrial and specialty chemicals primarily in the Midwest region and Canada and is ranked in the top 10 North American distributors. The company was formerly known as E-M Co. and changed its name to EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc. in August 1985. Today the company serves customers across a variety of industries, including adhesives and sealants, agriculture, food and fragrances, lubricants, paints and ink, personal care, pharmaceutical and health, and rubber and plastics, as well as household, industrial, and institutional. The company operates its own custom packaging facilities in North Chicago and Columbia, Illinois.

Source(s): Emco Distributors Press Release

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