| 1 MINUTE READ

Protech Group to Acquire Winslow Browning Inc.

Appears in Print as: 'Protech Acquisition Expands Liquid Coating Capability'


The Protech Group will acquire the Indiana-based liquid coating group Winslow Browning Inc. on December 4th, 2020 as part of its ongoing growth strategy.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon
A photo of some of Protech's coatings
Photo Credit: Protech Group

The Protech Group (Montreal, Canada) will acquire Winslow Browning Inc. (WBI – Liberty, Ind.), with the acquisition expected to close December 4, 2020. WBI’s manufacturing equipment and site will remain operational under the Protech Group banner, with all employees joining the Protech Group.

For over 30 years, WBI has manufactured high-performance liquid coatings for metal, glass, wood and plastic substrates. WBI has built its reputation on timely delivery of customized, optimized products thanks to a dedicated team of production, materials and chemistry experts.

"This acquisition strengthens our liquid coatings capabilities,” highlights David Ades, president of the Protech Group. “It allows us to expand our customer base and offer a great depth of solutions to them.”

“We are thrilled to be handing over our business to the Protech Group as this will ensure continuity to our employees and business partners,” says John Browning, president and owner of WBI.

Acquisitions continue to be part of the Protech Group’s growth strategy. Earlier this year, the Protech Group announced the acquisition of the coatings division of ACG Industrie (Gondecourt, France).

RELATED CONTENT

  • Is Your Electroplating Waste Hazardous?

    Some that bears precious metals is, and there are a host of regulations to consider when recycling.

  • The Importance of Particle Size in Liquid Coatings

    Coating problems and solutions associated with particle size reduction...

  • Masking for Surface Finishing

    Masking is employed in most any metal finishing operation where only a specifically defined area of the surface of a part must be exposed to a process. Conversely, masking may be employed on a surface where treatment is either not required or must be avoided. This article covers the many aspects of masking for metal finishing, including applications, methods and the various types of masking employed.