Gemini Coatings Acquires Wood Finishing Brands
Wood coatings manufacturing company Gemini Coatings recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Seattle-based wood coatings manufacturer, Rudd Company, Inc. According to the emailed release, the acquisition includes the Rudd Wood Finishes and Glitsa Wood Floor Finishes products.
“Rudd Company was established in 1912 and has built trusted brands with a robust product line,” said Chris Hicks, President/CEO of Gemini Coatings. “Their reputation for innovation, reliability and customer service is a perfect fit with our own values and mission. We relish the opportunity to expand our range of solutions for our customers.”
Gemini Coatings, which has been in the industry for almost 60 years, focuses on interior and exterior coatings for professional wood finishers, distributors and consumers.
According to the company, the acquisition of the Rudd and Glitsa brands further enforces its mission of providing an “unrivaled customer experience,” through “exceptional service, reliable product quality, advanced coating technology and trusted technical expertise.”
“This acquisition will add value for current Rudd and Glitsa customers through our knowledgeable sales and technical teams as well as access to Gemini’s current family of brands,” said Hicks.
“We look forward to building those relationships as well as the ability to offer our current customers, independent retailers and distributor network the opportunity to explore new products in both the Rudd Wood Finishes and Glitsa Wood Floor Finishes product lines.”