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Christeyns acquires Clover Chemicals
International chemicals manufacturer Christeyns, whose UK headquarters are located in Bradford, has acquired Clover Chemicals, strengthening its position in the professional cleaning and hygiene sector.
Founded in 1990 and based in the High Peak area of Derbyshire, Clover Chemicals boasts a turnover of c.£8.5m and 80 employees. It produces over 200 products for the cleaning sector with a strong focus on research and development. Its range ensures consistent and high-quality cleaning results whilst maintaining a strong consideration for the environment.
"The acquisition of Clover Chemicals is a great addition to the Christeyns family," comments Alain Bostoen, Christeyns CEO. "The people, expertise and quality of products produced by Clover make them a perfect fit for our business and we look forward to growing together with them."
Best known for its laundry and food & beverage divisions which manufacture highly efficient detergents, disinfectants and equipment, Christeyns says that the purchase of Clover will take itsProfessional Hygiene division to the next level. Clover's product range, which includes floorcare, washroom and skincare products, will complement Christeyns' existing offering. housekeeping, hard surface and dishwashing products along with a range of dosing equipment options will also enhance the product portfolio.
"We are excited to be joining such an ambitious group," explains Des Eustace, managing director of Clover. "Christeyns' core values of family, expertise, passion and continuous improvement are an ideal fit for the future of the Clover business and we look forward to the exciting journey ahead as part of this deeply committed organisation."
Clover will continue to run its current business activities at its High Peak site, with the existing team working closely alongside its new Christeyns colleagues to further strengthen and grow the Clover business.
Other companies under the Christeyns UK umbrella include Cole & Wilson, Oscrete and Warrington-based Christeyns Food Hygiene.
25th October 2018