The hottest merican acquires dye supplier keystone

2022-10-03
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Merican acquires keystone, a dye supplier, to strengthen its services to global colorant customers

two unlisted family businesses with similar cultural backgrounds and values achieve a strong partnership

Shanghai, China - merican, the world's leading supplier of polymer colorants and additives, recently announced that it has acquired dyes, pigments Keystone aniline, a leader in pigment dispersions and polymers. Through the strong cooperation of the two companies, the two sides will complement each other's advantages and work together to provide customers with richer advanced colorant solutions, technologies and services. In addition, this acquisition enables customers to streamline their supply chain channels, and only need to contact one company to obtain a complete colorant product line. After the acquisition of keystone, merican's product supply capacity will be further strengthened, providing services to global customers through keystone's factories around the world

Russ Rudolph, vice president of merican high performance colorants business unit, said: "This acquisition is of great significance to all parties. The customers of the two companies can obtain more time tested colorant technology and resources, so as to help them enter and develop new markets and consolidate their competitive advantages. For suppliers, the expansion of the company's size also means that they will obtain more business opportunities in the future. From a business perspective, we expect this acquisition to accelerate the pace of development of the company and create greater value."

the verification regulation of electronic universal testing machine is more suitable for the verification of electronic universal testing machine, and the advantages complement each other. Together, merican and keystone provide colorant solutions for agricultural, plastic, coating, ink, household and industrial markets. However, the two companies focus on different segments, so the overlap of their customers is not high. Merican's high-performance colorant business is famous for its innovative chemical formulations and powerful new molecular synthesis capabilities, while keystone is famous for its formulation technology and application development. Therefore, the combination of the two companies will create a strong synergy and develop more innovative products and applications for customers

keystone CEO John Andrews said: "By combining our colorant products and professional technology with merican's solutions and application experience, the two sides have created significant synergies in business and market. It is believed that the merged company will gain broader development space and better meet the changing needs of customers around the world. This cooperation enables us to usher in deeper and richer growth opportunities in R & D, manufacturing, quality control and product management Meet, and lay a solid foundation for the future development of merican. "

both companies are unlisted family businesses and are famous in the colorant industry. Keystone has been established for 97 years, while merican has a long history of 152 years. The values of both sides are very similar, and both advocate business ethics, which is also reflected in their leading compliance supervision and safety management capabilities. The profit growth capacity of the two companies exceeds the industry average, and they have production bases in many countries in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia

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keystone aniline was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1920, and previously provided dry cleaning chemicals and dyes for textile re dyeing products. In the 1950s, the company shifted its focus to dyes and chemicals for non textile applications. From the 1970s to 1990s, keystone continued to expand its nationwide influence, invested heavily in technology and application research and development, and strengthened its professional formula development and production capacity for plastics, inks, coatings, agriculture and household fields. In 1998, the company established a subsidiary in Huddersfield, England, and began to provide services to European customers. In 2002, keystone set up a liquid formulation and pigment dispersant plant in Inman, South Carolina, USA. The plant expanded its capacity in 2015 and established a new laboratory. Today, keystone has developed into a world-class colorant supplier, providing rich formulas and application expertise for many customers in the industrial color consumer market. Its product line includes food contact grade dyes for plastics and pigment dispersants, liquid dyes for wood coatings, agriculture and inks, and other rich varieties of dyes, fluorescent brighteners and pigment products for many applications in home care and industrial fields

about merican

merican, founded in 1865, is an innovative company that constantly improves people's lives through exploration, discovery and creation. Merican has set up many laboratories, application and R & D centers around the world, and has developed into a leading global supplier of coatings, special chemicals, advanced additives and colorants. Its application fields cover a series of industries and markets, from automotive plastics to children's art supplies. With the efforts of its innovation team, merican has been widely involved in many industries, such as special chemicals, carpets, with the change of market environment and high-performance materials. Every day, it is creating outstanding value for human beings all over the world, striving to improve people's health and safety level, and promoting the sustainable development of the world. For more details, please visit or

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merican acquires keystone, a dye supplier, to strengthen its services to global colorant customers

photo Description: after the acquisition, keystone will bring merican excellent colorant formulation technology and application development advantages

merican, the world's leading supplier of polymer colorants and additives, recently announced that it has acquired keystone aniline, a leading enterprise in dyes, pigments, pigment dispersions and polymers headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Through the strong cooperation of the two companies, the two sides will complement each other's advantages and work together to provide customers with richer advanced colorant solutions, technologies and services. In addition, this acquisition enables customers to streamline their supply chain channels, and only need to contact one company to obtain a complete colorant product line. After the acquisition of keystone, merican's product supply capacity will be further strengthened, providing services to global customers through keystone's factories around the world

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