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Rhino acquires Concrete Solutions Inc.

May 11, 2011

Eyes larger presence in restoration market.

Rhino Linings Corp., a manufacturer of polyurethane, polyurea, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings, has acquired Concrete Solutions Inc., a manufacturer of a range of materials and systems for the restoration, protection and decoration of concrete.

Concrete Solutions, based in San Diego, is a supplier of stamped concrete overlays, decorative-resurfacing applications, stains, dyes, stencils and other products.

Concrete Solutions will relocate its operations to the Rhino Linings facilities in San Diego. Bart Sadleir, Concrete Solutions' current general manager of operations and training will oversee the Concrete Solutions division as general manager, Rhino Linings said.

Concrete Solutions manufactures a wide range of concrete repair and resurfacing products and systems for industrial, commercial and residential applications.

“This acquisition strengthens our commitment to be one of the leading concrete coatings solution providers by expanding our current product line and offering the best products available,” said Pierre Gagnon, Rhino Linings president and CEO. “With the expanded use of concrete in both the residential and commercials markets, we want to take a leadership position in the concrete restoration business.”

Privately held Rhino Linings manufactures sprayed and/or rolled urethane, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings and linings for industrial, municipal and residential applications. The company’s business units include Rhino Linings, Rhino Vehicle Protection, Rhino Industrial, Rhino Epoxy, Rhino Concrete Solutions and Rhino Military.