[August 1, 2021] – We are pleased to announce that DCL has acquired Sun Chemical’s manufacturing facility in Goose Creek, South Carolina, USA. This acquisition includes the production and sales of the perylene and quinacridone product portfolios, along with select other specialty products. Perylenes and quinacridones are specialty pigment families providing the highest performance, especially high chromaticity, high durability, high heat stability and transparency for the most demanding applications, including the automotive, industrial coatings and engineered plastics markets. The acquisition closed on July 31, 2021.
Adding this high-performance pigment portfolio and a US manufacturing base to DCL’s established platform and global operations, is a complementary acquisition for DCL.
“We are excited about this acquisition, which is an excellent strategic fit for DCL. It expands our broad pigment portfolio with additional high-performance pigments, so DCL can bring more value to our customers,” says Chuck Herak, DCL’s Chief Executive Officer. He adds, “We are pleased to add the quality manufacturing facility at Goose Creek to our network, and we welcome these new employees to the DCL team.”
DCL is committed to continuing to serve our customers with high quality, reliable supply and will ensure the business is integrated without disruption to our global customers, present and future.