BELLINGHAM, Wash., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluid Enterprises a subsidiary
of Harbour Group has acquired JASCO Chemical Corporation, Sam Fox, Harbour
Group's Chairman announced today.
Founded in 1947, JASCO Chemical Corp. is based in Santa Ana Cal. The
company manufactures branded paint removers and surface preparation products,
including paint removers and strippers, wood refinishers and preservatives,
adhesive removers, masonry and concrete preparation products and sealers. The
company sells these products through leading retailers including home centers,
mass merchandisers, hardware, and specialty stores.
Harbour's Fluid Enterprises group is a leading supplier of specialty
consumer and contractor products, including household cleaning products,
texture repair products, and kitchen, bath and plumbing accessories. The group
sells its products to professional painters, decorators and consumers through
the specialty paint stores, home centers, mass merchandisers and hardware
stores. The companies in the group are Homax Products, which is based here;
Magic American; The Gonzo Corporation; Krusin International; Tile Care
Products; Rhodes American Products; and now, JASCO.
Harbour Group is a privately owned company based in St. Louis, Mo.
Harbour Group and its related companies are engaged in the manufacture and
distribution of industrial products, including high pressure cleaning
equipment, auxiliary plastic processing equipment, automotive accessories,
hearth and chimney products, textile machinery, pre-engineered building
components, heat exchange equipment, automotive enthusiast products,
entertainment products and products used by the home maintenance industry.
Ross Clawson, President of Fluid Enterprises, said the acquisition
of JASCO by Harbour Group will enable the company to continue to pursue its
growth strategy. He commented, "This relationship makes sense for both
companies. JASCO has some of the most recognized products in its market
sector. Harbour Group recognized that the combination of Fluid's excellent
distribution network and JASCO's product offerings presented real opportunity
JASCO will continue to focus on the development of its comprehensive
product line, including penetration into new markets and introduction of new
SOURCE Harbour Group