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Quest Acquires IPC Coatings Business

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

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Quest Construction Products, a division of Quest Specialty Chemicals, has acquired the coatings business of Integrated Paving Concepts (IPC) of Vancouver, Canada—Quest’s eighth corporate acquisition since it was established in 2004.

Quest also owns United Coatings, which supplies protective coatings for a wide range of industrial, architectural and roofing applications; StreetBond asphalt coatings; and HydroStop roofing and waterproofing systems.

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 United Coatings

Quest’s recent acquisitions include protective coatings manufacturer United Coatings, maker of Elastuff Systems.

Founded in 1992, Integrated Paving Concepts specializes in decorative stamped asphalt and asphalt coating technology for streetscape and hardscape designs.

Market, Product Expansion

“The acquisition of IPC’s coatings technology adds to our product and market offerings in our objective to provide the building owner multiple solutions with his building envelope,” said Charlie Van Gelder, Vice President, Quest Construction Products.

“Our line includes solutions from waterproofing roofs to creating aesthetic surfaces for parking lots, walkways or residential driveways.”

The company’s national sales force will assist contractors in expanding their business across the country. The company also has international distribution and anticipates continued growth internationally with its existing product line.

About the Company

Quest Specialty Chemicals formulates, manufactures and markets coatings designed to repair, restore, and preserve the assets of its customers. QSC's portfolio of companies generated $113 million of revenue in 2010. The company manufactures specialty coatings for the building industry, automotive and OEM industrial coatings, including aerosols, with operational headquarters in Menomonee Falls, WI.

Quest Construction Products manufactures fluid-applied roofing systems and high-performance roof coatings over polyurethane foam, as well as industrial and architectural finishes.


Tagged categories: Acquisitions; Coatings technology; Mergers; Protective coatings; Quest Specialty Chemicals

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