Readers last week were most interested in RPM’s acquisition of Dudick (RPM Subsidiary Carboline Acquires Dudick): “RPM International Inc. recently announced that its Carboline subsidiary has acquired Dudick Inc. A provider of high-performance coatings, flooring systems, and tank linings, Dudick is headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio, and has annual net sales of approximately $10 million. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Founded in 1970, Dudick is a manufacturer of high-performance linings and secondary containment coatings, providing solutions for corrosion resistance and chemical containment systems across a broad range of applications, including food processing, steel production, chemical processing, pulp and paper, electronics, power, and biological research labs. The company’s products are manufactured in the U.S., with additional manufacturing relationships in Taiwan and South Korea, and are distributed worldwide.

“‘Dudick will be a natural fit in our Performance Coatings Group, bringing with them a strong reputation for high-quality products and excellent service built under the leadership of Tom Dudick,’ said Frank C. Sullivan, RPM chairman and CEO.”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for June 13-19

  1. RPM Subsidiary Carboline Acquires Dudick
  2. PPG Products Used in United Launch Alliance Rocket that Launched Perseverance Rover to Mars #3 last week
  3. Arkema Opens Center of Excellence Dedicated to Photocuring Technology
  4. Conley Promoted to Midwest Regional Director for Mule-Hide
  5. WACKER to Expand Nünchritz Site with New Liquid Resins Unit

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