Koda Distribution Group has acquired The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical Inc., Glenn Corporation, and Tempo Canada ULC), which serves the personal care, color cosmetic and HI&I markets in North America.
The DeWolf Companies, headquartered in Warwick, RI, now form the operating entities within the newly created Koda Care business unit and will continue to operate in the same capacity as before the acquisition. Existing Care business within any of KDG’s other distribution businesses will transfer to the Koda Care business vertical, creating the market leading specialty chemical distribution channel to the North American Personal Care, Color Cosmetic and HI&I markets.
The DeWolf Companies existing company management, sales, supply chain and customer service teams will remain in place to continue servicing each company’s individual regional market. Hank DeWolf has been named president of the Koda Care business unit, under the direction of Frank Bergonzi.
"Our ability to leverage KDG’s five R&D laboratories to assist our customers in new product development, prototype development and qualifying alternate raw materials will continue propelling our organization to the forefront of our industry, delivering real and recognizable value," said DeWolf.