Walker Purchases Plant for Emulsions Manufacturing in South Carolina

Walker Purchases Plant for Emulsions Manufacturing in South Carolina

NEWS RELEASE
February 19, 2014

Walker Industries is pleased to announce that we have purchased a plant in Orangeburg County, South Carolina for the expansion of our emulsions business.

This is the latest expansion of the emulsions group, having recently purchased the assets of Associated Chemists Inc. (ACI), in Portland, Oregon in May 2012, and expanded the Burlington plant and offices last year.

The South Carolina plant comprises approximately 53,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse and office space. The facility will be will be equipped to manufacture emulsions over the coming months, with production scheduled to begin in late summer.

This acquisition will allow our emulsions business to expand its market reach into the southern U.S., with the Burlington plant supplying the northeastern part of North America and the Portland plant the west.

This is an exciting time for Walker Industries as we continue to grow the company throughout the United States and Canada.

For more information, contact Archie Reynolds, Executive Vice President, Walker Emulsions at 1-888-636-1216.

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