M. Holland Announces Acquisition of Christler Chemical & Plastics, Inc.
CHICAGO, Dec 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Copyright Business Wire 2012
Northbrook, Illinois based M.
Holland Company announced today that it has reached agreement to
acquire Christler Chemical & Plastics, Inc. (CC+P), headquartered in the
Pacific Northwest effective at the close of business on December 31,
The acquisition strengthens M. Holland's position in plastic resin
distribution by enhancing its distribution capabilities in the
Northwestern United States and Western Canada and further deepening its
engineering thermoplastics resins technical expertise.
"CC+P was our number one choice for this strategic addition to the M.
Holland family," said Ed Holland, CEO of M. Holland. "Their core values
compliment ours perfectly. Being family-owned and privately held has
allowed both of our companies to provide exceptional levels of customer
service while giving our employees a high-quality work environment. We
intend to continue this tradition moving forward together."
CC+P, founded in 1987 by Tony Christler, has grown to be the premier
distributor of engineering thermoplastics in the Northwestern United
States and Western Canada. The combination of M. Holland and CC+P will
build upon the companies' complementary goals of providing value added,
technically driven solutions to customers and continued growth to their
world class suppliers. CC+P's success has been enhanced over the last 25
years by the same core values that have helped make M. Holland the
trusted partner to its customers and suppliers for over 60 years.
This acquisition marks an important milestone in M. Holland's strategic
plan to expand the company's successful classic distribution model in
North America. M. Holland's focus continues to be on continued organic
and geographic growth, expanded product offerings and deep strategic
M. Holland's Gold Standard Promise is and will continue to be to unite
quality product offerings, technical expertise and operational
resourcefulness into solutions-oriented approaches that are beneficial
to customers and suppliers.
"M. Holland is a first-class company committed to providing superior
customer service the same way CC+P has the past 25 years. Our shared
customer focus makes this a huge win for our customers and suppliers.
Together we will be able to offer a more comprehensive range of
solutions with the same level of service and quality," said Monica
Christler, CEO of CC+P.
For more than 60 years, M. Holland has been the leading family-owned
distributor of the highest quality application-specific plastic resins,
with strategically placed warehouses, packaging and bulk terminal
locations across North America. M. Holland built its reputation on its
knowledgeable sales force, industry-leading technical expertise,
extensive network of world-class suppliers and incomparable integrity.
Today, under the second-generation leadership of CEO Ed Holland, the
company is one of the Top 4 resin distributors in North America,
according to Plastics News.
SOURCE: M. Holland Company