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7/6/2017 | 1 MINUTE READ

DuBois Chemicals Acquires Blue Star Lubrication Technology

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DuBois Chemicals announces it has acquired Blue Star Lubrication Technology based in Schaumburg, Illinois.

DuBois Chemicals, specialty chemicals manufacturer based in Sharonville, Ohio, announces it has acquired Blue Star Lubrication Technology based in Schaumburg, Illinois.  Blue Star primarily serves the needs of the general manufacturing, steel, cement, mining and automotive industries.

“We believe that this acquisition will allow us to increase our presence in significant customers and important segments,” DuBois CEO Jeff Welsh says. “The expanded product line will also allow us to meet and exceed the expectations of current customers in new applications areas.”

According to the company, Blue Star president and CEO, Jeff Worth, believes the acquisition will enhance DuBois’ product and service capabilities. The addition of high performance lubricants and exceptional field support is said to be an ideal fit for DuBois’ strategic quest to add more value to customers’ operations.

This acquisition marks another important milestone in a growth strategy designed to make DuBois the preeminent supplier in the industrial specialty chemical market, the company says. Prior add-ons include Blendco, Perkins Products, Mitco, Galaxy Associates, Angler Industries, American Finishing Resources, Heatbath, C.A.R. Products, and Lynx Enterprises.

Blue Star provides customers with high performance industrial lubricants i.e. specialty greases and gear oils, along with many other specialty lubricants and metalworking fluids that include forming fluids, rust preventive solutions, and straight oils.

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