SAN RAMON, CA - Dowd and Guild Inc. has acquired the assets of Hahn Northwest Inc., a distribution company based in Tukwila, WA. Dowd and Guild said the acquisition expands its operations in the Pacific Northwest and adds to its product lines in the region.

William Hahn, president of Hahn Northwest, and Sales Representative Deborah Severson will join Dowd and Guild in sales capacities, the company said.

Dowd and Guild is a distributor of specialty chemicals, containers and equipment to the coatings, ink, adhesives, and building-products markets in the western United States.