Chemstar Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Sterilox
LITHIA SPRINGS, GA - Yesterday, Chemstar Corporation announced a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Sterilox Fresh, a leading manufacturer of electrolyzed water used in supermarket and food service settings.
“Sterilox is a highly respected, industry leading brand in the food retail sector with a reputation for innovation. Sterilox offers unique products and systems to help customers improve safety, sanitation, labor productivity, and customer quality,” said Dan Barney, CEO of Chemstar. “Sterilox is a strategic fit with our growth platform, complementing our existing brands with a very strong portfolio in the fresh departments. We are excited about the company’s past record of growth and its strong market position for future growth, which will be further enhanced within the broader Chemstar team.”
The Sterilox Fresh brands, which focus on enhancing the quality and customer satisfaction of perishable foods, include Sterilox® generators, Produce Maxx™, FloraFresh®. These products appear in the fresh perimeter departments of thousands of supermarkets across the US and Canada.
According to a press release, Tom Daniel, Senior VP and General Manager of PuriCore’s Supermarket Retail Business, Sterilox Fresh, along with members of his team, will join Chemstar and continue operating and promoting these successful brands. It is expected that current customers and partners would experience minimal interruption of service or support during the transition. The Malvern, PA company is a division of PuriCore Inc., a healthcare company. The purchase is subject to PuriCore shareholder approval and other requirements.
Chemstar Corporation is a provider of innovative food safety and sanitation products and services to grocery stores, convenience stores, quick service restaurants, and food plants across North America. The company differentiates by providing superior customer support and customized products that help clients protect their brand, associates, and customers. Chemstar is privately held located in the Atlanta, GA area.