BERGAMO, Italy — American Colors Inc. of Sandusky, Ohio, announced the acquisition of Colorificio Migliavacca of Bergamo, Italy. American Colors reports that the strategic location is a fundamental part of the company’s expansion strategy to support and gain market presence in Europe.

“We have been searching for the right partner in Europe and we have found that in Colorificio Migliavacca. We are excited that they have decided to join us,” said James Oram Wible, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of American Colors. Colorificio Migliavacca is over 110 years old and has received numerous awards over its history. The company is recognized for producing difficult pigment dispersions with excellent quality and service.

Founded in 1975, American Colors is a leading manufacturer of liquid colorants and specialty chemicals supplied to diverse applications that include paints, coatings, adhesives, composites, films, and landscape and agriculture. The company has manufacturing facilities in Sandusky, Ohio; Lebanon, Tennessee; Gallatin, Tennessee; Seguin, Texas; and Shanghai, China.

Wible commented, “The addition of Colorificio Migliavacca will enable American Colors to service our customers on a worldwide basis, adding to our operations in the United States and Asia. We are excited that Roberto Migliavacca and Pietro Migliavacca will continue to lead the company.”

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