PPG announces acquisition of Flood® Australia


Leading coatings company PPG Industries has announced the acquisition of certain assets of specialty wood care and paint products manufacturer Flood® Australia for an undisclosed amount.

Image credit: www.floodaustralia.net
Image credit: www.floodaustralia.net

According to the press release by PPG, no manufacturing assets or facilities were included in the acquisition agreement.

Flood® Australia manufactures and distributes specialty wood stain and paint additive solutions for consumer, commercial and industrial applications.

Michael McGarry, PPG President and Chief Operating Officer, said the acquisition of Flood would allow the company to expand its market reach.

“The acquisition of Flood Australia allows PPG to further expand its architectural paint and coatings offering and establish a position in wood care in Australia,” Mr McGarry said.

“We look forward to providing customers with the same quality products for which the Flood brand has become known in Australia.”

Flood products in Australia are distributed at home improvement stores, including Bunnings, Masters, Mitre 10, Danks, and independent paint dealers.

PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fibre glass. Founded in 1883, the company has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world, with reported net sales of $15.4 billion in 2014.