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Royal Adhesives Acquires CIL

2 April 2015

The stock of Chemical Innovations Limited (CIL) has been acquired by Kömmerling UK Limited a group company of Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC, based in South Bend Indiana USA.

Royal Adhesives & Sealants is a leading producer of proprietary, high-performance adhesives, sealants, coatings and polymers. This is a great outcome for CIL, as well as for our clients and suppliers.

This should be a seamless change for you as there will be no change to CIL management or any of your contacts within CIL. Additionally, CIL will continue to operate from its Preston UK operations. CIL will, however, benefit from access to the global capabilities of Royal Adhesives & Sealants including its analytical testing services, global supply chain and marketing support and environmental health and safety teams in Europe and North America as well as other corporate support necessary to operate in today’s global market environment.

Royal Adhesives & Sealants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of high performance adhesives, sealants, encapsulants and polymer coatings. As a top ten global adhesives and sealants company with over $600 million in annual revenue, Royal has one of the most diversified technology bases of any adhesives and sealants formulator with expertise in polyurethane, polysulfide, butyl, acrylic, polychloroprene, epoxy, polyisobutylene, and methyl methacrylate (MMA). With global sales, marketing platforms, product development and manufacturing capability, Royal serves a broad range of end-markets including: aerospace and defence, automotive, bus / truck / rail, commercial roofing, electronics / telecommunications / power transmission, envelopes and labels, filter, flexible packaging, flooring / carpeting, graphic arts, heating and air conditioning, insulating glass, marine, mirror mastic, plastics / textiles, recreational / specialty vehicles, solar, and waterproofing.