The Switzerland-based chemical company and building materials supplier said March 7 that it has agreed to buy Oakville, Ont.’s King Packaged Materials Co. for an undisclosed price.
The family-owned Ontario firm is currently part of KPM Industries Ltd. and has a workforce of about 180. It manufactures a range of concrete and related building products, including dry shotcrete, grouts and masonry motors. With three production plants — one located in Brantford, Ont., another in Boisbriand, Que. in the Montreal suburbs and a final facility in Sudbury, Ont. — King serves mainly the construction and mining industries in the two provinces READ HERE