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Nopco Colombiana Acquisition Completed

July 23, 2017


WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) — Today, Solenis LLC (Solenis) closed on its previously announced acquisition of the business and assets of Nopco Colombiana S.A. (Nopco Colombiana).

Headquartered in Medellin, Colombia, Nopco Colombiana is a leading producer and supplier of specialized chemical solutions for water intensive industries, including pulp and paper, oil and gas, food and beverage and other industrial markets in Central and South America. The business will be integrated into Solenis as part of its direct-to-market strategy in emerging markets.

“This acquisition represents Solenis’ commitment to direct channel investments in strategic growth markets”, stated John Panichella, president and CEO. “The addition of Nopco Colombiana allows Solenis to expand its capabilities to serve the growing process and water treatment markets in Central and South America.”

“The strategic location of Nopco Colombiana’s production facility along with a talented commercial team, grants Solenis the opportunity to provide its broad technology portfolio to better serve the local market”, said José Armando Piñón Aguirre, vice president, Latin America. “We are initiating the integration of Nopco Colombiana’s business into Solenis, establishing Solenis’ solutions service model to create enhanced value for customers.”

<div class="line">&nbsp;</div> <h2>About Solenis</h2> <p>Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company&rsquo;s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2024 Best Managed Company Gold Standard honoree, recognized four years in a row.</p> <p>For additional information about Solenis, please visit <a href="/en/"></a> or follow us on social media.</p>



Catherine (Katy) Abernathy

Vice President, Corporate Communications