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Milliken & Company announces intent to acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Milliken reports that the company has signed an agreement to acquire Borchers Group Limited.

Milliken wants to acquire Borchers Group Limited. Image source: fotomek – stock.adobe.com.

Milliken wants to acquire Borchers Group Limited. Image source: fotomek – stock.adobe.com.

Borchers is a global specialty chemicals company known for its high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions from The Jordan Company, L.P. ("TJC”). The acquisition is expected to close in January 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

Additives for the coatings, inks and adhesives markets

Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Borchers carries a portfolio of additives for the coatings, inks and adhesives markets with a comprehensive range of cobalt-free driers, dispersants, rheology modifiers, wetting agents, polymerisation catalysts and adhesion promoters. The addition of Borchers— particularly its expertise in specialty coating additives — is supposed to further build Milliken’s comprehensive solutions portfolio, aligned with the company’s strategic objective to develop a global range of growth platforms.

"I’m thrilled to accelerate our commitment to innovation and sustainability with the acquisition of a company so aligned with our values,” shared Halsey Cook, president and CEO of Milliken & Company. "Borchers brings particular technical expertise that will boost Milliken’s strengths and propel our growth.”

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