ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands — IMCD N.V. has successfully completed the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of U.S. specialty chemicals distributor E.T. Horn Co. (HORN). The agreement on the acquisition of HORN was announced by IMCD on June 12, 2018.

HORN fits with IMCD’s U.S. activities and supports the strategy of offering to its suppliers and customers an organization with national U.S. coverage and dedicated segment expertise.

HORN was established in 1961 and is a leading specialty chemicals distributor in the United States with focus on coatings, construction, plastics, personal care, human and food nutrition, animal nutrition, nutraceuticals, and other specialties. With a head office in La Mirada, California, HORN represents leading suppliers and is primarily focused on the West and Southwest United States.