SHARONVILLE, OH – DuBois Chemicals has completed the acquisition of American Finishing Resources in Chilton, WI. The acquisition combines DuBois paint pretreatment expertise with AFR’s coating line fixtures, material handling and coating removal solutions.

The AFR acquisition will expand the service, chemical solutions and “lean” manufacturing capabilities that DuBois and AFR currently provide to customers.

Jeff Welsh, CEO of DuBois Chemicals, commented, “AFR services premier U.S. manufacturers in the transportation, agricultural, consumer products, appliance, telecommunications, lawn and garden, and surface finishing industries. With the talents, products and services of AFR, DuBois is uniquely positioned as having the most comprehensive manufacturing and paint-line offering of any competitor in the market.”