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Chemark, Specialty Coatings form collaboration

By Tim Wright | January 30, 2007

The Chemark Consulting Group, Southern Pines, NC and Specialty Coatings Services (SCS), Louisville, KY have announced their formal collaborative association.

Chemark is a global management consulting firm specializing in the coatings, paint, adhesives, sealants and specialty chemicals industries with offices in both North America and Europe, and associate affiliations in Asia-Pacific and South America. Chemark assists its clients in strategic planning, tactical support, M&A, product introduction positioning, competitive analysis, image studies, operations management, value chain analysis, competitive analysis, customer satisfaction and market research.

SCS is an independent consulting laboratory focused narrowly on the technical aspects of coatings and paints and the raw materials that find use in these industries. SCS's capabilities range from new product analysis, application development and formulation, to a complete gambit of testing programs per market segment targeted.

"While both companies will continue to operate independently and remain legally separate, we feel by bringing general business management skills together with a highly recognized technical capability in a collaborative manner, our offering bundly will be recognized as a value by small, medium and large coatings and paint companies world-wide," said Phil Phillips, managing partner of Chemark, and Mike Jackson, president and CEO of SCS in a joint statement.