CATHAY INDUSTRIES announces completion of Hoover Color Corporation Acquisition

Sunday, 1st January 2017

Hong Kong, January 2nd 2017. CATHAY INDUSTRIES is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Hoover Colour Corporation acquisition.

CATHAY INDUSTRIES Global Chief Executive Terence Yu announced the closing of the deal, following normal regulatory approvals. “The acquisition reinforces CATHAY’s global commitment and sustainable position as a leading manufacturer of performance pigments with a unique and diverse offering for the paints and coatings industries”, said Mr. Yu.

“I want to thank Charles Hoover, President of Hoover Colour Corporation, for his leadership during the transition and for his role in helping bring our companies together. Our immediate focus will be to combine our leading inorganic, innovative technology on Low Viscosity Yellows, High Chroma Reds and Heat Stable Yellows with the market leading natural occurring Umber’s and unique eco-friendly Transparent Iron Oxides from the Hoover Colour Corp”, said Mr. Yu.

Mr. Hoover has joined the executive team at CATHAY INDUSTRIES and will lead the sales and marketing of the Coating portfolio in the Americas and will also continue in his role as President of the Hoover Colour newly formed division of CATHAY INDUSTRIES.

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