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November 1 2019, David R Brown

Quadra strengthens its U.S. presence with acquisition of PlusPharma Inc.

Quadra Chemicals Inc. has announced the acquisition of PlusPharma, a full-service distributor supplying ingredients to North American pharmaceutical and nutritional supplement manufacturers. The company, founded over 30 years ago, is based in Vista, California and are known for their technical expertise, formulation support and market knowledge. PlusPharma is active across the entire United States and has several stocking locations from coast to coast.

We are pleased to have concluded our first formal entry into the United States Ingredients space with PlusPharma

Tony Infilise
CEO of Quadra Chemicals Inc.

Bill Roberts, President of PlusPharma Inc. stated: “We are very happy to join the Quadra family, we really feel the fit is right and will give our customers, suppliers, and people a great opportunity to enjoy continued growth and success.”

Tony Infilise, CEO of Quadra Chemicals commented: “Quadra has developed a strong position in the distribution of ingredients for pharma, health, nutritional and food sectors in Canada. We are pleased to have concluded our first formal entry into the United States Ingredients space with PlusPharma. We are excited to offer Quadra’s specialized, effective and trusted approach to US customers and world-class suppliers in this market.”

This is the 3rd acquisition by Quadra in recent years and further solidifies the chemical & ingredient distributor’s established presence in the USA. A Canadian market leader for over 40 years, Quadra increased its presence in the US market in 2016 with the expansion of its Resources Division, based in the Woodlands, TX, with focus on mining and energy sectors.

About Quadra?
Established in 1976, Quadra is a market leader in the distribution of chemicals and ingredients in Canada and select markets in the United States. The family owned corporation is the 3rd largest Chemical Distributor in Canada and ranked 9th in the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors in North America. Quadra’s three divisions: Industrial, Ingredients and Resources, each have specialized sales and marketing teams with extensive market know how, providing technical support and value-added solutions to both customers and suppliers. Quadra is well established in the USA, with a Resources division based in The Woodlands, Texas. Quadra's Ingredients Division offers a broad range of highquality products in the food, pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement and personal care industries.

Source(s): Quadra Chemicals Press Release

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