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Van Horn & Metz Acquires Ivanhoe Industries (Tullytown PA)


Conshohocken, PA (December 27, 2021) Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc.,
(VHM) a globally-sourced, specialty raw material distributor for paints,
coatings, plastics and inks, is pleased to announce the acquisition of
Ivanhoe Industries, Inc. of Tullytown, PA, a distributor of industrial
chemicals for personal care, rubber, elastomers and lubricants.
Discussions began in June 2021 and the agreement was finalized
December 23, 2021.

“Van Horn, Metz engaged in discussions with Ivanhoe Industries to
offer customers a more complete palate of specialty raw materials,” said
Barry Fisher, President of VHM. “In our uncertain times, adding
Ivanhoe’s sourcing contacts strengthens the merged business for
customers and our supply chain partners.”

This acquisition highlights VHM’s understanding that manufacturing
relies on raw materials, but sourcing materials is time-consuming and
challenging. With VHM and Ivanhoe Industries, customers will get the
specialty raw materials they need to create innovative products that will
help grow their business.

“We are excited about the combination of these two organizations and
look forward to maintaining and growing the relationships that both
have built,” said Andy Romano, VP & Director of Sales. “We look forward
to maintaining and improving products and services customers are
accustomed to with Ivanhoe Industries as they become part of VHM.”

Ivanhoe Industries, Inc. Overview:

Ivanhoe Industries, Inc. is a distributor of industrial chemicals. The
company was founded in 1983. Since its inception, the company
dedicated itself to serving its broad customer base, while simultaneously
developing strategic partnerships with its suppliers. The products that
we sell are made both domestically and overseas. We take a global
approach when it comes to product sourcing and have the logistical
know-how that is needed to ensure that every interaction with Ivanhoe
Industries is one that is easy and seamlessly executed. Our main
warehouse and office is located in an industrial park in Tullytown,
Pennsylvania just outside of Philadelphia. We are strategically
positioned to handle both domestic and international cargo shipments,
and to coordinate all the logistical details.