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ICP Enters Acquisition Agreement with Choice Adhesives, Bolstering Roofing Solutions Portfolio

With the purchase of the Virginia-based specialty adhesives manufacturer, ICP Building Solutions Group (BSG) will strengthen its offering in the professional roofing adhesive market.

ANDOVER, Mass. – April 19, 2021 – Innovative Chemical Products (ICP Group) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Choice Adhesives, a leader in custom adhesive solutions for a variety of industries, with the intent to close mid-May.

Choice Adhesives’ strong offering in the professional roofing adhesives market will be highly complementary to the growing ICP Building Solutions Group (ICP BSG) portfolio, which includes trusted roofing brands like Polyset® and APOC®. By broadening its technological capabilities in the roofing space, ICP BSG will have a greater ability to serve professionals everywhere.

“Choice Adhesives has long brought innovative adhesive product technology to the market and has maintained strong relationships with their customers for decades,” said Doug Mattscheck, President and CEO, the ICP Group. “With the addition of Choice Adhesives to the ICP BSG family, we’ll be enhancing our position in the roofing adhesive market to better serve our professional customers.”

“We’re happy and excited to join the ICP BSG family,” said Bob Johnson, CEO of Choice Adhesives. “We have a long history of technological innovation and strong service in the adhesives industry, and we’re looking forward to continuing that journey in partnership with the ICP team.”

In addition to roofing, Choice Adhesives provides solvent-based, water-based, aerosol and hot-melt adhesives to a variety of markets and applications, including high-pressure laminate, furniture, woodworking, insulation, foam fabricating, recreational vehicles, footwear and more.

Choice Adhesives is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and maintains manufacturing and warehouse locations throughout North America.

For more information about Choice Adhesives, visit www.choiceadhesivescorp.com. For more information about ICP Building Solutions Group, visit www.icpgroup.com.

About ICP Building Solutions Group
ICP Building Solutions Group is the foremost supplier of professional products and solutions for building envelope, cementitious and sports surface needs. Comprising dozens of industry-leading brands across numerous industries and applications, ICP Building Solutions Group offers the industry’s most comprehensive portfolios to building professionals all over the globe, all backed by its exclusive MasterWorks training and education program. For more information, visit www.icpgroup.com.

About ICP
Innovative Chemical Products (the ICP Group) is a leading specialty chemical manufacturer in North America and provides coatings, adhesives and sealants globally. With operations headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, and multiple manufacturing facilities around the world, ICP serves multiple end markets, including building materials, specialty construction, industrial, packaging, printing and sports surfaces. ICP Group is privately held and manufactures products under several recognized specialty groups. For more information, visit www.icpgroup.com.

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IAQ 6000 Enhances Formulation for Greater Efficacy, Safety and Sustainability

The industry-leading, mold resistant coating now delivers even higher performance using a sustainable active ingredient.

ANDOVER, Mass. – March 30, 2021 – ICP Building Solutions Group (ICP BSG) has announced a reformulation of its flagship in mold resistant and fungicidal coatings line, Fiberlock IAQ 6000 Mold Resistant Coating, now featuring a sustainable active ingredient that delivers the highest levels of antimicrobial performance with just one coat.

IAQ 6000 has a long history of being the preferred mold resistant coating for the professional contractor and specifier. Now featuring ICP BSG’s proprietary and sustainable zinc complex of active ingredients, the updated formulation is ultra-low VOC, low odor, and delivers unmatched performance that professionals everywhere trust.

The convenient solution has received the highest scores possible in both ASTM G-21 and ASTM D-3273 mold resistance testing by independent laboratories. By yielding better results with just one coat than competing products achieve with two coats, IAQ 6000 can contribute to outstanding job efficiency and labor savings.

“Labor is often the most expensive part of any restoration project,” said Doug Caffoe, VP of Marketing, ICP BSG. “IAQ 6000 achieves superior performance in a single coat, helping professionals achieve significant savings in materials and labor costs.”

Additional features include:

  • Exceeds the requirements of IICRC S520 for fire testing, permeability, VOCs, and resistance against mold growth.
  • Ultra-low VOCs – tested to ASTM method D6886 and meets or exceeds current South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) requirements for Super-Compliant Architectural/Industrial (AIM) Coatings (VOC <10 g/l).
  • Low odor – tested to CRGI Test Method 78 and exceeds GreenWise (greenwisepaint.com) requirement for low odor (score of ≥ 6).
  • Applicable for use on a wide range of materials, including wood, plaster, wallboard, Sheetrock, concrete, masonry, and primed metal.
  • Ideal for AIA/CSI 01 87 13 or 02 85 00 mold remediation.

In addition to IAQ 6000, ICP BSG offers its trusted Benefect and Fiberlock brands through the Environmental Restoration Group, to deliver restoration and remediation professionals comprehensive solutions. With over 35-plus years of experience, ICP’s Environmental Restoration Group offers an advanced suite of both industrial and botanical restoration products to address a full spectrum of environmental health and safety issues.

To learn more about IAQ 6000, visit www.Fiberlock.com.

About ICP Building Solutions Group
ICP Building Solutions Group is the foremost supplier of professional products and solutions for building envelope, cementitious and sports surface needs. Comprising dozens of industry-leading brands across numerous industries and applications, ICP Building Solutions Group offers the industry’s most comprehensive portfolios to building professionals all over the globe, all backed by its exclusive MasterWorks training and education program. For more information, visit www.icpgroup.com.

About ICP
Innovative Chemical Products (the ICP Group) is a leading specialty chemical manufacturer in North America and provides coatings, adhesives and sealants globally. With operations headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, and multiple manufacturing facilities around the world, ICP serves multiple end markets, including building materials, specialty construction, industrial, packaging, printing and sports surfaces. ICP Group is privately held and manufactures products under several recognized specialty groups. For more information, visit www.icpgroup.com.

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ICP Building Solutions Group introduces STAIN-PROOF® Paver Enhancing Sealer

Achieve Beauty and Protection with STAIN-PROOF® Paver Enhancing Sealer
STAIN-PROOF® Paver Enhancing Sealer deepens and enriches the natural color of concrete pavers, cement tiles, terrazzo floors, and concrete surfaces.

ANDOVER, Mass.  – March 9, 2021 – ICP Building Solutions Group has introduced its STAIN-PROOF® Paver Enhancing Sealer, a formulation that delivers color enhancement and long-lasting protection for a variety of concrete pavers, cement tiles, terrazzo floors, and concrete surfaces.

Paver Enhancing Sealer offers both rich color enhancement and water and liquid protection through a patented combination of silicone technology. The result is a long-lasting, penetrating oil and water repellent solution that enhances the natural color of a variety of man-made surfaces.

“Pavers are a great way to add personality to any yard or home, and they need the right maintenance treatment to stay looking their best throughout their lifetime,” said Scott Higginbotham, Director of Sales, STAIN-PROOF. “With our new Paver Enhancing Sealer, we’re offering a cost-effective method to enhance and protect driveways, cladding, floors, patios, pathways, pool decks, concrete counter tops and more.”

Additional features include:

  • A fully penetrating, patented formulation that impregnates far into the pores of target surfaces, forming a deeper water and oil repellent barrier.
  • Creates no sheen or shine.
  • Specifically designed for man-made surfaces such as concrete pavers, cement tiles, brick and other cement-based hardscapes.
  • Simplified application and reapplication—pavers can be freshened up with a single coat after a few years.
  • Does not affect slip rate per ANSI 137.1 test.

Paver Enhancing Sealer joins the rest of the STAIN-PROOF family of impregnating sealers, enhancers and specialty cleaners for a complete solution to all of your care and maintenance needs. For more information about STAIN-PROOF, visit www.Drytreat.com. For more information about ICP Building Solutions Group, visit at www.icpgroup.com.

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About ICP Building Solutions Group
ICP Building Solutions Group is the foremost supplier of professional products and solutions for building envelope, cementitious and sports surface needs. Comprising dozens of industry-leading brands across numerous industries and applications, ICP Building Solutions Group offers the industry’s most comprehensive portfolios to building professionals all over the globe, all backed by its exclusive MasterWorks training and education program. For more information, visit www.icpgroup.com.

About ICP
Innovative Chemical Products (the ICP Group) is a leading specialty chemical manufacturer in North America and provides coatings, adhesives and sealants globally. With operations headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, and multiple manufacturing facilities around the world, ICP serves multiple end markets, including building materials, specialty construction, industrial, packaging, printing and sports surfaces. ICP Group is privately held and manufactures products under several recognized specialty groups. For more information, visit www.icpgroup.com.

 

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