Sherwin-Williams Acquires Becker Powder Coatings in North America
February 18, 2008
According to the Business Wire, the Sherwin-Williams Company announced recently it has acquired Becker Powder Coatings Inc. in North America, a subsidiary of AB Wilh. Becker based in Sweden.
Simultaneously, AB Wilh. Becker has acquired the North American coil coatings business of Sherwin-Williams and related assets. The business will be integrated into Becker Specialty Corporation, a Chicago-based subsidiary of AB Wilh. Becker.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Becker Powder Coatings Inc. produces powder coatings applied to appliances, metal furniture, fixtures, equipment, and electronic products manufactured throughout North America.
Becker Powder Coatings has more than 45 employees, sales of approximately US$14 million, and, according to the manufacturer, a reputation for innovative technology and quality products.