Gemini Coatings Acquires Rudd® Wood Finishes and Glitsa® Wood Floor Finishes

(EL RENO, Okla.) – Gemini Coatings, a 100% employee-owned wood coatings manufacturing company, has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Rudd Company, Inc., an independently owned wood coatingsmanufacturer based in Seattle, Washington. 

“Rudd Company was established in 1912 and has built trusted brands with a robust product line,” said Chris Hicks, President/CEO of Gemini Coatings. “Their reputation for innovation, reliability and customer service is a perfect fit with our own values and mission. We relish the opportunity to expand our range of solutions for our customers.”

Gemini Coatings has been a leading wood coatings manufacturer for nearly 60 years, with a focus on interior and exterior coatings for professional wood finishers, distributors and consumers. The acquisition of the Rudd® and Glitsa® brands further enforces Gemini’s mission of providing an ‘Unrivaled Customer Experience’ through exceptional service, reliable product quality, advanced coating technology and trusted technical expertise. 

“This acquisition will add value for current Rudd and Glitsa customers through our knowledgeable sales and technical teams as well as access to Gemini’s current family of brands,” said Hicks. “We look forward to building those relationships as well as the ability to offer our current customers, independent retailers and distributor network the opportunity to explore new products in both the Rudd® Wood Finishes and Glitsa® Wood Floor Finishes product lines.”

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