Hentzen Coatings, Inc. has acquired the assets of CrossLink Powder Coatings of Clearwater, Fla., effective Feb. 28, 2013. CrossLink Powder Coatings, which produces and sells products for the general industrial and architectural market segments, has been in business since 1996. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.


“We are very pleased to add CrossLink Powder Coatings to Hentzen’s rapidly growing powder coatings business, which we consider an integral element of our growth strategy in the industrial coatings market," said Al Hentzen, president and CEO of Hentzen Coatings. "In addition to adding a new segment--architectural powders--to our business, we will take immediate steps to grow the capacity of the Clearwater plant to help us meet growing powder coatings demand.”


Dave Williams, the founder and owner of CrossLink Powder Coatings, added, “Having worked to grow a successful powder coatings business over the last 16 years, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to now join with a great family-owned company. This will enable us to rapidly accelerate the development of our business base in Clearwater. I am excited to join the Hentzen team.”


Hentzen Coatings, Inc., based in Milwaukee, Wis., one of the largest manufacturers of industrial coatings in the U.S. Hentzen Coatings Inc. is a leading independent manufacturer of general industrial, military, and aerospace coatings in North America. Hentzen Coatings is celebrating its 90thyear in the coatings business this year.


For more information, please visit www.hentzen.com.