Jackson, Mississippi -- Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc. has bought most of the assets of Henkel Corp.'s Corrosion Engineering Division, which makes complex lining systems based on foamed borosilicate glass blocks.
The Henkel business, located in Lester, Pennsylvania, became part of Ergon on 10 Dec 2011, and will be part of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions' ErgonArmor division, under the new name 'Corrosion Engineering.'
"We look forward to providing new protective solutions for our customers, and the inclusion of Corrosion Engineering will expand our division's success in the days ahead," said Larry Erickson, senior vice president and general manager of ErgonArmor, in a company statement.
Existing Corrosion Engineering sales and support staff will remain in place as they become a division of ErgonArmor, based in Jackson Mississippi.
Ergon's statement described Corrosion Engineering as a leading provider of sophisticated lining systems. The 70-year-old business offers diverse range of corrosion protection products and materials.
Its products are used with an adhesive membrane which is a 2-component, elastomeric, trowel applied, urethane-asphalt mastic adhesive, with excellent chemical resistance to a variety of acids, alkaline and salt solutions
Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions is as an asphalt and emulsion producer and marketer, with a speciality in the development of superior engineered paving and preservation products.