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Aurora Capital acquires DuBois Chemicals
Aurora Capital Group has announced that it has acquired Ohio, US-based DuBois Chemicals - established in 1920 - from The Riverside Company.
DuBois offers a broad range of proven and customised chemicals solutions together with excellent customer service and technical support. Differentiated solutions offered by DuBois reduce downtime, minimise defects, extend equipment life and generate high return on investment for customers in mission-critical applications.
DuBois has an established track record of new product development and innovation with superior in-house research and development and engineering capabilities. It serves customers across a broad array of industries, including: the industrial, transportation, pulp and paper and water markets.
Mark D. Rosenbaum, Partner of Aurora, says: "We look forward to working closely with Jeff Welsh and DuBois' management team to build the company and help DuBois achieve its business objectives. With opportunities to accelerate expansion and product innovation in the specialty chemical solutions and services market, DuBois has a promising growth trajectory and is well-positioned to offer value-added solutions and services to customers throughout North America and abroad."
Jeff Welsh, Chief Executive Officer and President of DuBois, says: "Aurora is the right partner for DuBois as we enter the next phase of our company's growth and we look forward to working with them to achieve our future goals. I believe that with the continued leadership of our experienced management team, the dedication of our hard-working employees and the operational and financial expertise of our new owners, DuBois will continue to meet the critical needs of our regional, national and international customers and provide them with superior quality, environmentally responsible and cost-effective products for many years to come."
DuBois is based in the US, has a facility in Toronto, strategic partnerships throughout the world and is expanding into new selected market sectors around the world. It specialises in the areas of water/wastewater treatment, maintenance/equipment cleaning, paper chemicals, food processing cleaning/sanitising, and transportation cleaning as well as metal finishing/paint pretreatment, metalworking/lubricants.
The company is committed to building sustainable partnerships with customers that also reduce total cost through the delivery of innovative solutions that are lean, green and clean. If you have an interest in becoming a strategic partner/distributor, contact Mark Greylak, VP - International at:
10th January 2013