Detrex - Ownership and Business Overview


Detrex Ownership

Who owns Detrex?

Detrex is owned by Italmatch Chemicals. It was acquired on November 14, 2017.

Detrex Business Overview

Where is Detrex headquartered?

Detrex is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

What is Detrex’s revenue?

Detrex disclosed revenue of 37,524M USD for 2016 and 38,886M USD for 2015.

How many employees does Detrex have?

Detrex has 65 employees.

What sector is Detrex in?

Detrex is a chemicals company.

When was Detrex founded?

Detrex was founded in 1920.

Chemicals M&A Summary in 2017

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, chemicals ranked 22 in number of deals in 2017. The largest chemicals acquisition in 2017 was Diversey - which was acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity for $3.2B.

Join Mergr to view all 160 acquisitions of chemicals companies in 2017, including 25 acquisitions by private equity firms, and 135 by strategics.

Detrex Corp.

1000 Belt Line Street,
Cleveland, Ohio 44109
United States,
(216) 749-2605

Detrex Corp. is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals serving three distinct business areas; namely additives for industrial petroleum products, high purity hydrochloric acid for the semiconductor industry, and specialty chemicals.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $50M $50M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Harvel Plastics 2011-12-01 50M USD Divestiture
Easton, Pennsylvania
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Plastics - - 1 (100%) 50M (100%)
Total - - 1 $50M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States - - 1 50M
  Pennsylvania - - 1 50M
Total - - 1 $50M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $50M
Largest Harvel Plastics
$50M (2011-12-01)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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