"Laticrete knows the stone and tile market well and sells complementary products, and we believe the DuPont Surface Care business can best pursue its potential and most effectively meet market needs through this transaction," said Thierry F. J. Vanlancker, President, DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts. "The DuPont Surface Care business has a strong team that will join Laticrete to continue to support these products."
Laticrete will merge the DuPont StoneTech, DuPont Stone Care and DuPont Paver Armor Pro branded products with its existing portfolio of products, which are already placed in professional and retail channels around the world.
"This business is an excellent fit with our strategic approach," said Ed Metcalf, Laticrete President, North America. "We are excited about working with the team to build on the strong foundation they have put in place and to achieve the full potential of this business in the future. We will continue to focus on providing customers with high quality products and service to deliver solutions that meet their stone and tile care needs."