Akrochem Acquires Bech Chem, Expands Into the Paint and Coatings Business


Akrochem, a number one supplier of rubber chemical compounds and compounding supplies, at the moment introduced the acquisition of Bech Chem, LLC, an organization with greater than 25 years of expertise within the worldwide chemical provide chain. The transaction is efficient instantly, and Akrochem will proceed to function beneath its present title.

The acquisition of Bech Chem, based mostly in Houston, Texas, permits Akrochem to increase into new industries, in addition to present extra intensive assist providers for Bech Chem prospects.

“The acquisition of Bech Chem permits us to deliver our over 90 years of expertise in chemical distribution to new markets, particularly paints, coatings, and lubricants,” stated Akrochem President and CEO Jay Silver. “With our skilled, 15-person technical gross sales workers and over 120 personnel in assist roles, we’ll enhance our worth to Bech Chem prospects whereas positioning Akrochem for future development.”

Bech Chem served quite a few markets, together with paint and coatings, grease and lubricants, plastics, and chemical processing. Bech Chem’s excellent status inside the specialty chemical distribution trade was based mostly on the distinctive service the corporate offered all through the ordering course of, in addition to its exemplary technical gross sales and assist. The end result was robust relationships with high-quality suppliers all through the world.

“Turning into a part of the Akrochem household permits us to introduce our distinctive specialty product line to a a lot bigger buyer base,” stated Bech Chem President Henrik Bech Poulsen. “We imagine that we’ll be an ideal complement to Akrochem’s core markets.”

Akrochem’s broad line of rubber compounding merchandise and modern technical expertise contribute to the success of organizations all through the world. Akrochem works with its prospects to optimize remedy methods, enhance chemical dispersion, and produce higher batch uniformity to assist firms turn into extra worthwhile.

About Akrochem

Primarily based in Akron, Ohio, Akrochem serves firms globally within the rubber, plastic, paint, coatings, and lubricant markets. For the reason that firm’s founding in 1929, Akrochem’s objective has been to enhance productiveness for every of it prospects. Akrochem gives a complete assortment of compounding supplies and shade concentrates—from the fundamental to probably the most advanced and customised—all supported by the trade’s finest technical experience and repair. Akrochem promotes professionalism by way of its ISO-9001-2015 and Nationwide Affiliation of Chemical Distributors (NACD) accreditations. Go to www.akrochem.com for extra info.

Media Contact:

Identify: Jay Silver

Title: President and CEO

Cellphone: (800) 321-2260, ext.1190

E mail: jaysilver@akrochem.com

Supply: Akrochem Company