CINCINNATI — Omya has reached an agreement to acquire Hall Technologies Inc., a specialty chemical distributor headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Hall Technologies’ sales reach throughout the Midwest and southern United States. The closing of the transaction is expected to take place within the next four weeks.

According to Omya, the acquisition will enhance its distribution network in North America, positioning the company to better serve both customers and principals throughout the United States and beyond.

Rainer Siedler, CEO Americas at Omya, said, “We are very excited to welcome Hall Technologies to the Omya Group. Under Jeff Laurent’s leadership, Hall has built a leading position in the Midwest specialty chemical distribution market. We look forward to welcoming the Hall Technologies team into the Omya family.”

Jeff Laurent, President of Hall Technologies, added, “We look forward to being part of the Omya Group. We strongly believe that by leveraging our combined businesses, we will continue to grow and offer superior value to our supplier network and customer base.’

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