Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. Acquires Henkel’s Corrosion Engineering Division

Jackson, Mississippi – Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., announced today the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Henkel Corporation’s Corrosion Engineering Division located in Lester, Pennsylvania. Effective December 10, 2011, the acquired business group will become a part of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc.’s ErgonArmor division under the new name and identity Corrosion Engineering.

“ErgonArmor is thrilled to welcome Corrosion Engineering into the fold. We look forward to providing new protective solutions for our customers, and the inclusion of Corrosion Engineering will expand our division’s success in the days ahead,” said Larry Erickson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of ErgonArmor.

Corrosion Engineering is a leading provider of sophisticated lining systems. The business has operated for over 70 years, offering a diverse lineup of corrosion protection products and materials. Existing Corrosion Engineering sales and support staff will remain in place as they become a division of ErgonArmor.

About Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc.
Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., is an Ergon company and operates as an asphalt and emulsion producer and marketer. The company specializes in the development of superior engineered paving and preservation products.

About Ergon, Inc.
Ergon, Inc., is a privately held company and operates under six primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Asphalt & Emulsions, Transportation & Terminaling, Oil & Gas, Embedded Computing and Real Estate.

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