ANNOUNCEMENT OF VALENTUS SPECIALTY CHEMICALS and US COATINGS PARTNERSHIP

We are very excited to announce our new partnership with US Coatings, creating one of the industry’s leading Protective Maintenance Coatings companies. Our goal has always been to partner with businesses that have superior coatings technology and strong market positions, allowing our customers to take full advantage of the latest in Advanced Protective Systems to protect their assets, and return them to service quicker.

US Coatings  (www.uscoatings.com ) is a leading provider of high performance coatings and linings, custom tailoring products to fit the needs of industrial clients across a wide variety of markets, coupled with superior  customer service throughout the duration of the job.

Founded in 2000 in St Louis, Missouri, US Coatings has emerged as a company with national reach spanning  protective coatings markets from Oil & Gas, to Petrochemical, Rail, Pipeline, Power and OEM applications.  USC offers a full line of high performance coatings, including  engineered primers, a complete range of finishes, tank linings, thermal resistant & intumescent coatings.

US Coatings is focused on building relationships with their customers before, during and after the sale with personalized attention from a team of NACE certified professionals, offering service competitors cannot match.  Valentus remains committed to delivering the same quality and service that has built USC’s  brand reputation over the past decade.

We are pleased to announce that Mike Reed, former President of US Coatings, will lead our combined protective coatings sales, service & technical teams.

The attached Press Release provides further details regarding our merger.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mike Reed mreed@uscoatings.com  or Bob Taylor RTaylor@valentuschem.com.

This is an outstanding strategic partnership, melding together tremendous field experience with advanced technology to meet the needs of our protective coatings customers.

Thank you for your business and continued support.

 

Ray Chlodney
Chief Executive Officer
Valentus Specialty Chemicals