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Company History

LBB Specialties Acquires Charkit Chemical Company

Charkit received an equity investment from LBB Industries LLC and became a subsidiary of LBB Specialties LLC.

Founded in 1982, Charkit Chemical Company LLC offers a wide range of products to the personal care, food & nutrition, flavor & fragrance, water treatment, imaging, metal treatment, and pharmaceutical industries as well as fine and specialty chemicals.

LBB Specialties Acquires American International Chemical, Inc.

AIC received an equity investment from LBB Industries LLC and became a subsidiary of LBB Specialties LLC.

Founded in 1972, American International Chemical LLC is an ISO-certified specialty chemical, raw materials, and ingredient supplier servicing the food, pharmaceutical, nutrition, personal care, biotech, and industrial markets of North America. AIC offers a wide range of globally sourced products and ensures both quality and adherence to regulatory requirements. To meet the changing requirements of its customers, AIC also offers a range of custom manufacturing capabilities to the North American market.

Charkit Acquires Custom Ingredients

Charkit acquired Custom Ingredients, a manufacturer of specialty ingredients, and CA Specialties, a South Carolina-based distributor of ingredients in the personal care market.

Under the tradename CustoBlend®, specialty concentrates allow formulators to incorporate more ingredients, without the complexity of manufacturing and stocking multiple items. Most allow the formulator to cold-blend ingredients, which speeds up manufacturing and lowers production cost. Committed to the development of specialty chemical concentrates, high-quality natural oils, polymers and extracts, Custom Ingredients tailors its products to customer needs to ensure optimal performance and superior batch-to-batch consistency.

LBB Specialties Acquires a Majority Interest in Dien, Inc.

Dien, Inc. is a leading specialty chemical and ingredients distributor based in Dallas, TX serving primarily the personal care, food & beverage, and nutraceutical end markets. Founded in 1996, Dien is approaching 25 years of successful growth through its first-rate service, technical support, and proven track record.

LBB Specialties Acquires a Majority Interest in Custom Chemical Services, Inc.

Custom Chemical Services, Inc. is a strong regional specialty chemical and ingredients distributor based in Medley, FL serving primarily the personal care, life sciences, and food & nutrition end markets. Founded in 2004, CCS has achieved 16 years of successful growth through its first-rate service, technical support, and proven track record.

LBB Specialties Acquires a Majority Interest in Centerchem

Centerchem, Inc. is a specialty chemical and ingredients distributor based in Norwalk, CT serving primarily the personal care and food & nutrition end markets. Founded in 1948, Centerchem has built a network of specialty manufacturers and leveraged its highly specialized technical personnel to provide solutions, technical market insights, promotional expertise and high levels of support for its customers.

LBB Specialties Acquires Debro

Debro Inc. is a Canadian specialty chemicals distributor based in Brampton, ON serving the advanced materials, food & nutrition, and personal care markets across Canada. Since being founded in 1920, Debro has distinguished itself through personalized customer service and enduring partnerships with world-class specialty chemical manufacturers.

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