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Soprema Acquires Sealants Maker

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Global roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering product maker SOPREMA has announced the acquisition of Chem Link.

Founded in 1990 and based in Schoolcraft, MI, Chem Link manufactures high-performance, environmentally friendly adhesives, sealants and coatings through its three business units: Construction & Maintenance, Private Label and Industrial/OEM.


The companies say the acquisition will accelerate technology and innovation in new and complementary markets. SOPREMA, founded in 1908, provides waterproofing, roofing, wall protection and civil engineering solutions to customers around the globe.

Terms of the transaction, announced Monday (April 11), were not disclosed.

Chem Link will operate as a subsidiary of Wadsworth, OH-based SOPREMA, according to the announcement, accelerating technology, products and innovation for both existing and new markets, the company says.

“Chem Link’s business principles and core values align extremely well with SOPREMA’s, and being a part of the SOPREMA Group will provide additional resources to assist Chem Link in attaining its fullest potential,” said Phil Georgeau, founder of Chem Link.

SOPREMA, founded in 1908, operates more than 40 manufacturing facilities around the world.


Tagged categories: Acquisitions; Building Envelope; Coating chemistry; Construction chemicals; Green chemistry; North America; Roofing materials; Sealant; SOPREMA Inc.; Waterproofing

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