Distributor adds Custom Manufacturing Capabilties and expands Geography covered
United States chemical distributor Charkit Chemical Company LLC (Norwalk, CT – United States), a subsidiary of LBB Specialties LLC (New York, NY – United States), has recently announced that it has acquired Custom Ingredients, Inc. and CA Specialties Ltd. (Chester, SC – United States) from founder Cathy Ayer Clark for an undisclosed sum. The former company is a manufacturer of speciality ingredients, the latter a distributor of ingredients for the Personal Care industry, active in the southeastern part of the U.S.
CA Specialties was founded as a distributor in 1987 by Cathy Ayer Clark. In 1995 the second company was added and in 1999 both companies moved to their current location south of Charlotte, SC. Ms Clark will continue to lead both organisations as President, reporting to Jay S. Lang, President of Charkit Chemical Company.
No financial details were disclosed on these two transactions.
Source: Charkit press release
HGE – DCG / 26.07.2019