January 3, 2018
Socomore acquired Sea to Sky Innovations
Socomore today announced the acquisition of Sea to Sky Innovations. Sea to Sky is especially oriented towards water based paint strippers for aviation and infrastructure. The company’s manufacturing facility and headquarters are based in Burnaby near Vancouver, BC with sales offices in Asia and Europe.
Frederic Lescure, CEO of Socomore said: “We are pleased to welcome the Sea to Sky team to Socomore. With this acquisition, our customers will benefit from a more complete range of paint strippers, particularly in the general aviation and. infrastructure markets. We are furthermore strengthening our worldwide manufacturing foothold with a very effective manufacturing facility on the North American west coast”.
Sea to Sky will complement Socomore’s North American presence which includes Dysol Inc in Fort Worth, Texas, US and MagChem in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Sea to Sky’s strong customer relationships and experienced team perfectly fit Socomore’s consolidation strategy in surface-focused specialty chemicals for aerospace and high performance industrial markets. Socomore’s existing and prospective customers will benefit worldwide from a complete and complementary range of paint removal solutions to cover their needs.
Sea to Sky’s existing customers will continue to deal with their current sales channels, distributors and sales representatives.
Canec originated and facilitated this transaction, acting as exclusive M&A advisor to Socomore.