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GAF to Buy Quest Construction Products

Thursday, August 13, 2015

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North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, GAF, has agreed to acquire roof coatings supplier Quest Construction Products LLC, a division of Quest Specialty Chemicals.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Quest Specialty Chemicals recently sold its automotive refinish and industrial coatings businesses to Valspar.

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GAF and Quest Construction Products announced the acquisition in an e-mail to customers on Wednesday (Aug. 12).

The latest transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, expands GAF's footprint in the commercial roofing market, according to a joint announcement released via e-mail Wednesday (Aug. 12).

The acquisition will also allow GAF to offer building owners a broader range of products, the companies said.

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Quest Construction Products

Quest Construction Products, headquartered in Charleston, SC, manufactures fluid-applied roofing systems and coating products.

The companies also noted that the deal enhances their ability to innovate and provide high levels of quality and customer service.

About the Companies

Founded in 1886, GAF manufactures commercial and residential roofing products. The Parsippany, NJ-based company has more than 3,000 employees nationwide and has nearly $3 billion in sales, according to its website.

Quest Construction Products, headquartered in Charleston, SC, is a maker of fluid-applied roofing systems and coating products. Its brands include HydroStop, United Coatings and StreetBond.

Valspar
Valspar Corp.

Quest Speciality Chemicals sold its automotive and industrial business units to Valspar in June. Terms of that deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2003, Quest Specialty Chemicals manufactures specialty coatings.

In June, the company sold its automotive and industrial business units to Valspar. Terms of that deal were not disclosed.

   

Tagged categories: Acquisitions; Building Envelope; Business matters; GAF Materials; North America; Quest Construction Products; Quest Specialty Chemicals; Roof coatings; Roofing contractors

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