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Bridgwater-based CRC Industries buys Action Can

Wednesday 6th April, 2016

Bridgwater-based CRC Industries UK has bought the Action Can industrial lubricants business.

The newly acquired business will operate as a division of CRC Industries UK following the deal for an undisclosed sum.

CRC Industries UK develops, makes and sells more than 170 chemical maintenance products under the Ambersil brand into the UK and global industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul markets. Meanwhile, Action Can markets a range of 60 industrial products, primarily aerosols.

Will McAlister, managing director of CRC Industries UK, said: “Our mission is to satisfy the needs of professional maintenance engineers for high-quality speciality chemical products.

“This acquisition creates sustainable competitive advantage and adds value for our customers, enhancing our position in certain market segments where CRC UK is not present today, and strengthens our position in key global markets.”

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