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The Protech Group to acquire Winslow Browning Inc.


The Protech Group, leading coatings, paints, and specialty materials manufacturer, has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the industrial coatings business of Winslow Browning Inc. (WBI) based in Liberty, Indiana, USA.

The acquisition is expected to close on December 4, 2020. All manufacturing equipment as well as the manufacturing site located in Liberty (IN) will remain operational under the Protech Group banner. All employees will join the Protech Group.

For over 30 years, WBI has been manufacturing high performance liquid coatings for metal, glass, wood, and plastic substrates. WBI thrives on delivering the perfect coating —on time by customizing and optimizing products thanks to a dedicated team of production, materials and chemistry experts.

“This acquisition strengthens our liquid coatings capabilities, It allows us to expand our customer base and offer a great depth of solutions to them.”

David Ades, President of the Protech Group

“We are thrilled to be handing over our business to the Protech Group as this will ensure continuity to our employees and business partners,”

John Browning, President & Owner of WBI.

Acquisitions continue to be part of the Protech Group’s growth strategy. Earlier this year, the Protech Group announced the acquisition of the coatings division of ACG Industry, located in France.

About the Protech Group

For more than 45 years, the Protech Group has been developing and manufacturing coatings, paints, and specialty materials. Through quality and innovation, we formulate the right mix to protect and enhance what matters most to our customers. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Protech Group products are manufactured in more than 20 sites worldwide. We serve our customers in countless markets and industries, including construction, infrastructure, transportation, consumer goods, and healthcare.

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