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Delaware-based Solenis acquires chemical company based in Mexico

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North Wilmington-ased Solenis LLC completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.

Headquartered in Mexico City, Poliquímicos is a producer and supplier of specialized chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp and paper markets in Mexico. The business will be integrated into Solenis.

Solenis was formed with the sale of assets of Ashland, Inc., which had earlier acquired Hercules Incorporated and its water-intensive chemical businesses. The private equity-funded company has gone on to acquire other chemical companies.

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“The acquisition of Poliquímicos will enhance Solenis’ direct sales channel in the Mexican market and improve our production capabilities in the region,” said John Panichella, CEO, Solenis. “With more than 46 years of history in Mexico, we are thrilled to welcome the Poliquímicos team and are excited to provide them with the full suite of Solenis products to better serve our customers.”

“The strategic location of the Poliquímicos production facility, a strong position in the packaging market, along with a talented commercial team, provides Solenis the opportunity to better serve the Mexican market,” said José Armando Piñón Aguirre, vice president, Latin America, Solenis. “We will integrate the Poliquímicos’ business into Solenis during the next few months to ensure a seamless transition for customers in Mexico.”

Headquartered near Wilmington, the company has 39 manufacturing facilities located around the globe and employs 5,200 in 120 countries across five continents. Additional information is available at www.solenis.com.


North Wilmington-ased Solenis LLC completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.

Headquartered in Mexico City, Poliquímicos is a producer and supplier of specialized chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp and paper markets in Mexico. The business will be integrated into Solenis.

Solenis was formed with the sale of assets of Ashland, Inc., which had earlier acquired Hercules Incorporated and its water-intensive chemical businesses. The private equity-funded company has gone on to acquire other chemical companies. Click for earlier stories about Solenis

“The acquisition of Poliquímicos will enhance Solenis’ direct sales channel in the Mexican market and improve our production capabilities in the region,” said John Panichella, CEO, Solenis. “With more than 46 years of history in Mexico, we are thrilled to welcome the Poliquímicos team and are excited to provide them with the full suite of Solenis products to better serve our customers.”

“The strategic location of the Poliquímicos production facility, a strong position in the packaging market, along with a talented commercial team, provides Solenis the opportunity to better serve the Mexican market,” said José Armando Piñón Aguirre, vice president, Latin America, Solenis. “We will integrate the Poliquímicos’ business into Solenis during the next few months to ensure a seamless transition for customers in Mexico.”

Headquartered near Wilmington, the company has 39 manufacturing facilities located around the globe and employs 5,200 in 120 countries across five continents. Additional information is available at www.solenis.com .