WALTHAM, Mass. - KODA Enterprises Group, through its affiliate KODA Distribution Group, Inc., has acquired Ribelin Sales, Inc. KODA Distribution Group, one of the largest specialty chemical distributors in the United States, consists of Monson Companies, Inc., Leominster, Mass.; GMZ, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio; and now Ribelin Sales, Inc., Garland, Texas.

Ribelin Sales, founded in 1936, is a leading domestic distributor of specialty chemicals in the lower Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. Monson and GMZ are also among the largest distributors of specialty chemicals in their markets, primarily the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and the Midwest.