Hawkins, Inc. (Nasdaq: HWKN) a leading specialty chemical and ingredients company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Water Solutions Unlimited, Inc. (“Water Solutions”) and has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of The Miami Products & Chemical Company (“Miami Products”). Water Solutions mainly serves municipal customers in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Kentucky, and Miami Products manufactures bleach and serves the commercial pool business under the brand name Sanygen® and sells to municipal customers in Ohio and the surrounding region. The acquisition of Miami Products is expected to close within the coming weeks.
“These acquisitions continue to grow our Water Treatment footprint and provide an expanded product offering to our customers,” said President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick H. Hawkins. “Hawkins’ annual proforma combined revenue is now expected be approximately $1 billion and the number of our Water Treatment locations we operate out of has increased from 40 to 46. Water Solutions and Miami Products are considered premier providers in the states they serve and, a lot like Hawkins, create value for their customers through superb customer service and support, quality products and customized applications. In addition, the bleach manufacturing capabilities that Miami Products brings to us in Southwestern Ohio will provide support to current Hawkins Water Treatment sites in that region.”