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Hempel Acquires Blome International

July 19, 2012
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LYNGBY, Denmark - Danish-based Hempel has acquired protective linings and coatings manufacturer Blome International, O'Fallon, MO, through its U.S.-based affiliate Hempel USA Inc., Conroe, TX. With the acquisition, Hempel USA takes a step towards achieving its strategic goal: to quadruple the company’s protective coatings business.

“Blome International fits perfectly with our aggressive plan to continue to grow the oil and gas, food and beverage, and power segments in North America. Blome International has a solid reputation in the market, a very dedicated and experienced staff, and innovative coating solutions,” said Lars Johansen, Hempel Group Vice President, Americas.

“The acquisition will not change Blome International’s brand identities, and Hempel USA will continue to carry out Blome International’s existing objectives in North America,” said Malcolm Kerr, Hempel Sales Director for North America.

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