Rust-Oleum acquires Krud Kutter business

RPM International Inc. has announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Krud Kutter Inc., a marketer of specialty cleaning products for both residential and industrial markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Krud Kutter specializes in problem-solving cleaners and removers, which are water-based, biodegradable, nontoxic and VOC-compliant, while offering superior performance characteristics. The brand is sold across the country in home centers, hardware stores, mass merchants and industrial supply outlets.

Ed Rice, former CEO of Krud Kutter and son of the founder of the business, will continue to lead this business as part of Rust-Oleum.

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