PINEVILLE, NC - Rutland Holdings LLC announced the acquisition of Sociedad Quimica Alemana S.A., Lima, Peru, the manufacturer of Printop inks.

Hal Crownover, CEO of Rutland Holdings, commented on the acquisition, “We are pleased to welcome Printop into the Rutland family and believe that Printop’s access to key existing and emerging markets in Latin America and other parts of the world represents an enormous step forward in expanding our global footprint. Rutland is firmly committed to continuing the availability of Printop’s same high-quality inks that their loyal customers have come to depend upon. The Printop business is an important addition to our already globally recognized ink brands in the portfolio, including Rutland, Rutland-DCC, Union Ink and QCM inks — all which operate under the Rutland Holdings umbrella.”

The combined enterprise will now begin working closely on a variety of strategic fronts.