KANSAS CITY, KS – JANUARY 15, 2018 – VersaFlex® Inc. and Raven Lining Systems® announced this week that the two companies have merged, effective January 1, 2018. The joining of these powerful brands in the specialty coatings industry allows the new company to expand and build upon combined expertise in polyurea, polyurethane, epoxy and cementitious technologies to better serve its global customers.
A key shared value of VersaFlex and Raven is the commitment to working closely with best-in-class coating applicators dedicated to the highest quality standards. The company’s plan is to combine VersaFlex’s POLYUREA University with Raven’s Certified Applicator Program to develop an industry leading training and technical support program. Both VersaFlex and Raven are ISO 9001:2008 certified for operations. VersaFlex brings the additional quality strength of being ISO 9001:2008 certified for design.
“When an opportunity arises to join forces with another industry leader you have to take advantage. We are excited to become part of the VersaFlex team and leverage each other’s strengths to continue to provide the outstanding service our customers have become accustomed to over the past 30 years,” said Raven Lining Systems’ President Rob Pawlak.
“This is truly a strategic merger of brands, leadership, products and service, which will result in a stronger combined company to meet the specialty protective lining and rehabilitation challenges that are ahead,” said VersaFlex President Joe Haydu. “We anticipate completing the integration of Raven’s Broken Arrow facility into VersaFlex’s Kansas City, KS facility by the end of the year.”
VersaFlex is an industry leader in 100% solids pure polyurea based technology, which is used in the protection and repair of a wide variety of industrial, commercial and maintenance environments. This includes the BRIDGE Preservation, which focuses on the protection and rehabilitation of highways, bridges, tunnels and rail infrastructure; SL™ series joint filler for commercial and industrial flooring applications, and FlexTain™ pre-sprayed liners for secondary containment.
About Raven Lining Systems
Raven Lining Systems is an industry leader in high build 100% solids epoxy linings for the protection and rehabilitation of wastewater, water and storm-water infrastructure for 30 years. Their portfolio includes a broad range of specialty innovative engineered solutions, for the industrial, OEM and oil & gas markets. Raven’s innovative products are delivered through an exclusive network of certified applicators, to assure the end customers receive the highest levels of quality and performance protection.