WINNIPEG, Canada - Cloverdale Paint Inc. of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, has purchased Guertin Coatings, Sealants and Polymers Ltd. Guertin Coatings produces liquid and powder industrial coatings, resins, sealants and adhesives. Cloverdale Paint directly, and through subsidiary companies in Calgary, Alberta (Far-go Paint Inc.) and Portland, OR (Rodda Paint Co.), operates manufacturing plants in Surrey, Portland, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Calgary. Distribution of architectural and industrial coatings and related products is through 107 corporate branches throughout western Canada and the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

Cloverdale intends to operate Guertin as a separate entity with existing management; it will maintain Guertin’s products, distribution, brands and manufacturing facility.