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RPM Buys Wood Restoration Materials Firm

3:14 PM MDT | September 24, 2012 | Vincent Valk

RPM’s Rust-Oleum subsidiary has acquired Synta, Inc. (Clarkston, GA), a maker of exterior wood deck and concrete restoration materials. Synta is expected to generate more than $40 million in sales in the next year. Terms of the deal, including financial details, were not disclosed. The deal is expected to be accretive to RPM’s earnings within a year.   Synta sells coatings and materials that can rehabilitate weathered wood and concrete surfaces, including outdoor decks. The company’s products are marked to consumers and available at major...

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