RPM International Inc.
has acquired Prime
Resins to be part of its USL Group. Prime
Resins is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals and equipment for
infrastructure construction and repair. Headquartered in Conyers,
Prime Resins' product
line includes a broad range of polyurethane and epoxy grouts,
foams, adhesives and coatings. They are primarily used for leak
sealing, concrete structural repair, slab lifting and soil
stabilization. Product applications include highways, roads,
bridges, airport runways, sewage systems and retaining walls.
Group is comprised of several
business units that provide a wide array of coatings, products and
services for infrastructure projects, including bridges, roadways
and car parks. It is based in the U.K.and has operations across
Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the U.S.
"Prime Resins will operate within our USL Group of
companies and will continue to be led by its founder and president,
David Barton," stated Frank C. Sullivan, RPM chairman and chief
executive officer. "We intend to drive its top-line growth by
leveraging the Prime Resins sales force to bring more of USL's
differentiated product technologies to the U.S. infrastructure
market. At the same time, we will improve its bottom line through
access to RPM's raw materials purchasing network."