Brenntag Acquires US Distributor of Water Treatment Chemicals
Brenntag, the global chemical distributor, has acquired Altivia Corporation, a water treatment chemical distributor headquartered in Houston, Texas. Altivia has facilities in Houston, Texas, St. Gabriel, Louisiana and Marlow, Oklahoma.
Altivia Chemicals's aluminum polymers manufacturing business and the ferric and ferrous sulfate production facilities in Pasadena, Texas are not part of this transaction which was closed on December 31, 2012.
Altivia formulates, blends, repackages and distributes water treatment chemicals. In addition, Altivia serves a wide variety of customer industries with products such as bleach, aluminum sulfate, specialty polymers, caustic soda, chlorine and sulfuric acid. For the financial year 2012 the company is expected to generate sales of $83 million.