Quaker Chemical Corporation, Conshohocken, Pa., has acquired all outstanding common and preferred stock of Selby, Battersby & Co. of Philadelphia. Selby, for more than 50 years, has been a manufacturer of flooring systems for industrial, commercial,
Norwegian-based Unitor Ships Service AS recently acquired the Gamlen Marine Chemicals activity of Sybron Chemicals Inc., Birmingham, N.J. Gamlen Marine Chemicals, one of Unitor's competitors, has a worldwide network for distribution and sale of marine chemicals and services.
Jotun, manufacturer of paints and powder coatings, is in the midst of a major expansion of its U.S. resources. The expansion, which will serve the local marine fleets in the Americas, will be part of the Jotun global network for seagoing vessels.