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Florida Paints Expands its Business by Acquiring Scott Paint

Published on 2016-06-06. Author : SpecialChem

ORLANDO, FL -- Florida Paints announced that it has acquired Scott Paint Company from a Maryland company, returning the Sarasota-based brand to Florida ownership.

Fig. 1: Florida Paints Expands its Business by Acquiring Scott Paint

The acquisition adds an 85,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Sarasota and 17 stores in Florida’s Gulf Coast region, complementing Florida Paints’ existing network of 12 stores in North and Central Florida and its Orlando based paint plant Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Don Strube, Jr., co-founder of Florida Paints said:

Scott Paint is a perfect fit for Florida Paints,

The company started in 1965, and shares our passion for Florida-tough paint designed specifically for our region’s hot sun, high humidity, and wind-driven rain.

Florida Paints plans to continue to make and market Scott Paint as it’s own brand under the Florida Paints umbrella. Both brands will be offered at all 29 stores, along with other specialty brands that Florida Paints currently offers.

About Florida Paints

A new day is dawning in Florida. The Strube family has been making premium paint designed for Florida’s high heat, humidity, and wind-driven rain, since 1960. Florida’s ”First Family of Paint” built Color Wheel Paints & Coatings into a $100 million business before selling the company in 2006. Florida Paints marks the next generation of Strube family enterprise – with new and improved formulas, and a new generation at the helm. Founded by brothers Don Strube, Jr., and Rick Strube, Florida Paints is ready to help you paint a brighter day.

About Scott Paint

Scott Paint Company was founded in 1965 by the Wagman Family in a 4,500 sq.ft factory in North Sarasota. It started with one mixing machine, energy and determination. Four years later, it expanded and moved to Cattlemen Road in East Sarasota. In 1988, Scott Paint acquires DPI Quality Paints of Clearwater, Florida, doubling the size of the company and pushing yearly production to over 1.5 million gallons.

Source: Florida Paints

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