Conshohocken, PA (12/27/21) Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc., (VHM) a globally-sourced, specialty raw material distributor for paints, coatings, plastics and inks, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ivanhoe Industries, Inc. of Tullytown, PA, a distributor of industrial chemicals for personal care, rubber, elastomers and lubricants. Discussions began in June 2021 and the agreement was finalized December 23, 2021.
“Van Horn, Metz engaged in discussions with Ivanhoe Industries to offer customers a more complete palate of specialty raw materials,” said Barry Fisher, President of VHM. “In our uncertain times, adding Ivanhoe’s sourcing contacts strengthens the merged business for customers and our supply chain partners.”
This acquisition highlights VHM’s understanding that manufacturing relies on raw materials, but sourcing materials is time-consuming and challenging. With VHM and Ivanhoe Industries, customers will get the specialty raw materials they need to create innovative products that will help grow their business.
“We are excited about the combination of these two organizations and look forward to maintaining and growing the relationships that both have built,” said Andy Romano, VP & Director of Sales. “We look forward to maintaining and improving products and services customers are accustomed to with Ivanhoe Industries as they become part of VHM.”
Ivanhoe Industries, Inc. Overview:
Ivanhoe Industries, Inc. is a distributor of industrial chemicals. The company was founded in 1983. Since its inception, the company dedicated itself to serving its broad customer base, while simultaneously developing strategic partnerships with its suppliers. The products that we sell are made both domestically and overseas. We take a global approach when it comes to product sourcing and have the logistical know-how that is needed to ensure that every interaction with Ivanhoe Industries is one that is easy and seamlessly executed. Our main warehouse and office is located in an industrial park in Tullytown, Pennsylvania just outside of Philadelphia. We are strategically positioned to handle both domestic and international cargo shipments, and to coordinate all the logistical details.
- Sebacic acids & Sebacates
- Pentaerythritols & Polyols
- Maleates & Succinates
- Acids & Anhydrides
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