Horsham, PA – CRC Industries Europe BVBA, a subsidiary of CRC Industries Inc, has acquired Q20, the South-African market-leading multipurpose lubricant brand, a subsidiary of the Triton Gloria Investment Proprietary LTD.
Q20 products include Q20 multipurpose lubricant, Q10, Q Bike, Flight Hand Cleaner, and other DIY-related chemicals. The products are manufactured and distributed from their plant in Olifantsfontain, Johannesburg.
Through the acquisition of Q20, CRC reinforces its position in South Africa, particularly in the DIY market, and incorporates its South-African Industrial Division into one new company: CRC Industries RSA Proprietary Limited. Alongside numerous synergies, both brands will benefit from the increased knowledge and know-how in areas such as R&D, production and distribution. The combined efforts of both companies provide the ideal platform to further develop Q20 and CRC brands into the wider SADC countries.
CRC Industries is a global leader in the production of specialty chemicals used by MRO and installer professionals and the do-it-yourself (DIY) consumer. CRC serves a variety of markets, including industrial MRO, automotive, heavy duty truck, marine, electrical, construction, and aviation. CRC operates worldwide in the regions of the Americas, EMEIA, and Asia Pacific, with 6 manufacturing sites and 14 distribution points, and is sold in over 120 countries.
CRC trademarked brands include: CRC®, K&W®, Sta-Lube®, SmartWasher®, Marykate®, Weld-Aid®, Ambersil®, KF®, Kontakt Chemie®, Ados®, Action Can® and Kitten®.
Dori Ahart, Marketing Manager
CRC Industries, Inc.
Horsham, PA 19044