S-W buys accurate dispersions from Eastman.
The Sherwin-Williams Company has purchased Accurate Dispersions' colorants product lines and related assets from Eastman Chemical Company Eastman Chemical Company is a United States based chemical company, engaged in the manufacture and sale of chemicals, plastics and fibers. Eastman has 16 manufacturing sites in 10 countries, supplying its products throughout the world. . Accurate Dispersions supplies pigment pigment, substance that imparts color to other materials. In paint, the pigment is a powdered substance which, when mixed in the liquid vehicle, imparts color to a painted surface. concentrates and additives for coatings to the automotive, aerospace, maintenance, transportation, trade sales paint and packaging markets.
"With the consolidation occurring in the chemical industry in general and the colorant col·or·ant
Something, especially a dye, pigment, ink, or paint, that colors or modifies the hue of something else.
Of or being a subtractive primary color. business in particular, this acquisition ensures a continuing supply of high-quality colorants to Accurate's customer base, the coatings industry and our company," said Christopher Connor, chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Sherwin-Williams Co. "Accurate Dispersions will operate as an independent business unit with the Sherwin-Williams consumer division under the direction of the current Accurate Dispersion dispersion, in chemistry
dispersion, in chemistry, mixture in which fine particles of one substance are scattered throughout another substance. A dispersion is classed as a suspension, colloid, or solution. management team who have joined Sherwin-Williams."
Eastman acquired Accurate Dispersions in 2000 as part of its acquisition of McWhorter Technologies. Approximately 140 Eastman employees associated with the Accurate Dispersions operations will become employees of Sherwin-Williams.