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12. Aug 2021 | Markets & Companies

DCL acquires Sun Chemical's performance pigments plant

DCL, supplier of colour pigments and dispersions for the coatings, plastics, and ink industries, has acquired Sun Chemical’s manufacturing facility in Goose Creek, South Carolina, USA. 
The plant expands DCL's pigment portfolio with additional high-performance pigments. 
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The acquisition includes the production and sales of the perylene and quinacridone product portfolios, along with select other specialty products. Perylenes and quinacridones are specialty pigment families providing high chromaticity, high durability, high heat stability and transparency for automotive, industrial coatings and engineered plastics markets. The acquisition closed on July 31, 2021.

"Excellent strategic fit"

“We are excited about this acquisition, which is an excellent strategic fit for DCL.  It expands our broad pigment portfolio with additional high-performance pigments, so DCL can bring more value to our customers,” says Chuck Herak, DCL’s Chief Executive Officer. He adds: “We are pleased to add the quality manufacturing facility at Goose Creek to our network, and we welcome these new employees to the DCL

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