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Rhino Linings Corporation Acquires Concrete Solutions, Inc.

Concrete Solutions, Inc. enables Rhino Linings Corporation to expand service and concrete coating product offerings.

San Diego, CA (May 6, 2011) – Rhino Linings Corporation (“Rhino”), a global provider of protective polyurethane, polyurea, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings is excited to announce the acquisition of Concrete Solutions, Inc. (“Concrete Solutions”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of products and systems for the restoration, protection and beautification of concrete surfaces. In addition to an extensive list of product and system offerings such as stamped concrete overlays, decorative resurfacing applications, stains, dyes, stencils and more, Concrete Solutions specializes in monthly training programs and ongoing specialty workshops.

“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, President and CEO of Rhino Linings Corporation. “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.”

As concrete ages, it deteriorates, resulting in stained, cracked, chipped and porous concrete surfaces. Concrete Solutions has been a leader in the concrete resurfacing industry since 1986 and have spent the last two decades developing products and systems to restore and resurface concrete to its original condition while also providing customers with a more decorative solution. The durable and user friendly products Concrete Solutions offers are commonly used on driveways, patios, indoor floors, steps and pool decks and  also have extraordinary results in stadiums, amusement parks, hotels and small businesses.

Concrete Solutions will relocate its operations to the Rhino facilities in San Diego, California and Bart Sadleir their current General Manager of Operations and Training, will oversee the Concrete Solutions™ division as General Manager. “I am very excited to be working with Rhino Linings. Combining our technology and expertise strengthens our ability to provide high-quality products to our current and future business relationships.”

Terms of the acquisition were not released. 

About Rhino Linings Corporation
Rhino Linings Corporation, established in 1988 and headquartered in San Diego, California, is a privately-held corporation and world leader in sprayed and/or rolled urethane, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings and linings for industrial, municipal and residential applications. Business units include Rhino Linings®, Rhino Vehicle Protection™, Rhino Industrial™, Rhino Epoxy™, Rhino Concrete Solutions™ and Rhino Military™. Rhino Linings Corporation has a global retail and industrial applicator network consisting of more than 1400 independently owned businesses in almost 80 countries. For more information about Rhino Linings Corporation, call 877-509-4603 or visit www.rhinolinings.com. 

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Rhino Linings Corporation Contacts:
Elaine Luttrell
Director of Marketing
eluttrell@rhinolinings.com   

Jenny Clifford
Marketing Manager
jclifford@rhinolinings.com  

Application and product images are available upon request. Rhino® and Rhino Linings® are registered trademarks and Rhino Vehicle Protection™, Rhino Concrete Solutions™, Rhino Industrial™, Rhino Epoxy™ and Rhino Military™ are trademarks of Rhino Linings Corporation, 9151 Rehco Road, San Diego, California 92121, Phone: (858) 450-0441, Fax: (858) 450-6881, URLs: www.rhinolinings.com, www.rhinoliningsindustrial.com, www.rhinoliningsepoxy.com, www.concretesolutions.com.