KANSAS CITY, KS – VersaFlex® Inc. and Raven Lining Systems® have merged. The combining of these brands in the specialty coatings industry allows the new company to expand and build upon combined expertise in polyurea, polyurethane, epoxy and cementitious technologies to better serve customers.

A key shared value of VersaFlex and Raven is the commitment to working closely with coating applicators dedicated to the highest quality standards. The company’s plan is to combine VersaFlex’s POLYUREA® University with Raven’s Certified Applicator Program to develop a training and technical support program. Both VersaFlex and Raven are ISO 9001:2008 certified for operations. VersaFlex brings the additional quality strength of being ISO 9001:2008 certified for design.

“When an opportunity arises to join forces with another industry leader you have to take advantage. We are excited to become part of the VersaFlex team and leverage each other’s strengths to continue to provide the outstanding service our customers have become accustomed to over the past 30 years,” said Raven Lining Systems President Rob Pawlak.

“This is truly a strategic merger of brands, leadership, products and service, which will result in a stronger combined company to meet the specialty protective lining and rehabilitation challenges that are ahead,” said VersaFlex President Joe Haydu. “We anticipate completing the integration of Raven’s Broken Arrow facility into VersaFlex’s Kansas City, Kansas, facility by the end of the year.”

VersaFlex is an industry leader in 100% solids pure polyuria-based technology used in the protection and repair of a wide variety of industrial, commercial and maintenance environments.

Raven Lining Systems is an industry leader in high-build 100% solids epoxy linings for the protection and rehabilitation of wastewater, water and storm-water infrastructure. Its portfolio includes a range of engineered solutions for the industrial, OEM, and oil and gas markets. Raven’s innovative products are delivered through a network of certified applicators.