RPM acquires nail enamels manufacturer, Kirker

RPM acquires nail enamels manufacturer, Kirker

6:07 AM, 7th September 2012
RPM acquires nail enamels manufacturer, Kirker
Frank C Sullivan, Chairman and CEO, RPM International Inc.

MEDINA, US: RPM International Inc has acquired Kirker Enterprises Inc, a leading manufacturer of nail care enamels, coatings components and related products for the personal care industry. Based in Paterson, New Jersey, Kirker has annual sales in excess of $100 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year, were not disclosed.

“Kirker will operate as a stand-alone company within our RPM2 business group and continue to provide its customers the same level of outstanding service and innovation to which they are accustomed. Through our many companies, RPM has among the broadest coatings technologies in the world and Kirker will be able to access these technologies to bring even more innovation to the personal care industry,” said Frank C Sullivan, Chairman and CEO, RPM.

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