CHARLOTTE, NC — Swisher Hygiene Inc. has announced that it has acquired the assets and certain liabilities of Try-Chem Services LLC and Masterchem Services Corporation, according to a press release.
Try-Chem and Masterchem cover the greater Chicago area and provide a complete range of warewash, laundry and specialty chemicals and service programs to the foodservice and hospitality industries, the release stated.
According to the release, concurrent with the acquisitions, Lawrence Gempp, the owner of Try-Chem, and Ralph Sirianni and Jack Caplan, the owners of Masterchem, will be joining Swisher Hygiene.
"In the past month, we have significantly increased our coverage of the Chicago market with these acquisitions and the repurchase of our former Chicago franchise," said Steven R. Berrard, chief executive officer (CEO) of Swisher Hygiene.
"In addition, we have expanded our local manufacturing capabilities with last week''s acquisition of the majority of assets of Daley International. We are very pleased to provide additional avenues to cross-sell our full service offerings to potentially new and currently existing customers," Berrard added.
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