DCL Corporation Acquires Sun Chemical’s Performance Pigments Plant in South Carolina

Toronto, Canada – DCL Corporation, a global leader in color pigments and dispersions for the coatings, plastics, and ink industries, is pleased to announce that they have acquired Sun Chemical’s manufacturing facility in Goose Creek, South Carolina, USA. This acquisition includes the production and sales of the perylene and quinacridone product portfolios, along with select other specialty products. Perylenes and quinacridones are specialty pigment families providing the highest performance, especially high chromaticity, high durability, high heat stability and transparency for the most demanding applications, including the automotive, industrial coatings and engineered plastics markets. The acquisition closed on July 31, 2021.

Adding this high-performance pigment portfolio and a US manufacturing base to DCL’s established platform and global operations, is a complementary acquisition for DCL.

“We are excited about this acquisition, which is an excellent strategic fit for DCL. It expands our broad pigment portfolio with additional high-performance pigments, so DCL can bring more value to our customers,” says Chuck Herak, DCL’s Chief Executive Officer. He adds, “We are pleased to add the quality manufacturing facility at Goose Creek to our network, and we welcome these new employees to the DCL team.”

For more information, please contact Ashley Miller, Marketing Communications Lead, DCL Corporation, email amiller@pigments.com.

About DCL Corporation
Founded in 1926 and headquartered in Toronto, DCL is a leading and well-respected global pigment supplier across a wide range of industries and end markets. DCL serves over 1,500 customers in 75 countries worldwide, including the top global paint manufacturers. The Company supplies and services large, sophisticated customers utilizing products in highly demanding applications including global automotive coatings, architectural coatings, specialty inks, and consumer & industrial plastics. The Company’s product offering includes a comprehensive portfolio of organic pigments, inorganic pigments and dispersions. DCL is a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital.

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