MILWAUKEE - Hentzen Coatings Inc., Milwaukee, WI, one of the largest manufacturers of industrial coatings in the United States, has purchased the assets of CrossLink Powder Coatings of Clearwater, FL. In business since 1996, CrossLink produces and sells powder coatings for the general industrial and architectural market segments.

Al Hentzen, President and CEO of Hentzen Coatings, commented, “We are very pleased to add CrossLink Powder Coatings to Hentzen’s rapidly growing powder coatings business, which we consider an integral element of our growth strategy in the industrial coatings market. In addition to adding a new segment, architectural powders, to our business, we will take immediate steps to grow the capacity of the Clearwater plant to help us meet growing powder coatings demand.”

Hentzen Coatings Inc. is a leading independent manufacturer of general industrial, military and aerospace coatings in North America with international sales. Hentzen is celebrating its 90th year in the coatings business this year.