SAN DIEGO (Dec. 17, 2013) – Rhino Linings Corporation, a leader in the protective coatings industry, has acquired the assets of Expo Industries Inc., a San Diego-based manufacturer of the popular Expo Stucco™ interior and exterior stucco products, sealers, bonders, patch products and plaster mixes.
“Expo Stucco is a well-respected and recognized leader in the building industry, “said Pierre Gagnon, president and CEO of Rhino Linings Corporation. “Since Expo Stucco blended and packaged our Concrete Solutions bag mixes, we are now able to bring product packaging in-house and expand our line of building products. We are also excited about the opportunity to expand name recognition and sales for the Expo Stucco brand.”
Since it was founded 84 years ago, Expo Stucco has become a leader in the building industry with well-known products such as GX2® Premium Exterior Stucco and MX3® Scratch and Brown plaster mix. These products have been used in everything from large public structures to commercial developments and homes. In 2013, Expo Stucco was voted Vendor of the Year by the California Building Materials Dealers Association.
All Expo Stucco products are now available from Rhino Linings. Twelve Expo Stucco employees joined Rhino Linings and will continue manufacturing and packaging operations at the Expo Stucco facilities, located less than a mile from the Rhino Linings headquarters.
Additional terms of the acquisition were not released. For more details about Rhino Linings products, visit www.rhinolinings.com.
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 protective coatings and linings. Products manufactured and distributed by Rhino Linings include polyurethane, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings, as well as concrete resurfacing and refinishing products, spray foam insulation and sealants. Rhino Linings Corporation has a global retail and industrial applicator network consisting of more than 2,000 independently owned businesses in almost 80 countries. For more information about Rhino Linings Corporation, call 858-450-0441 or visit www.rhinolinings.com.
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Rhino Linings and Concrete Solutions are registered trademarks and Expo Stucco is a trademark of Rhino Linings Corporation.