Detergent, Chemicals Manufacturer Gurtler Purchases Metro-Chem

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Deal to broaden Gurtler’s coverage across Northeast

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. — Gurtler Industries Inc., a laundry chemical product specialist, has finalized the purchase of Metro-Chem Inc. of Kearny, N.J., the company reports.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Metro-Chem is a regional manufacturer and supplier of specialty laundry chemicals, providing expert service to commercial laundry markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

 “We are pleased to add the Metro-Chem team to the Gurtler family as we enhance our support to our existing and new customers in the Northeast,” says Greg Gurtler, president of Gurtler Industries. “Metro-Chem has a tremendous reputation and we are aligned in our commitment to support our employees and customers.”

The Metro-Chem sales and service team will join with the Gurtler team to broaden Gurtler’s coverage across the area, according to the company. 

“My sales team and I are excited to partner with Gurtler as they are the premier company in the industry,” says Peter Potocki, owner of Metro-Chem. “Metro-Chem customers will be receiving tremendous support during the transition and the added benefits that Gurtler provides will only enhance our relationships. We look forward to the future with great confidence.”


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