IPS® Corporation Acquires the Solvent Cement Assets of Schwartz Chemical Corporation

Collierville, Tenn., November 9, 2015 — IPS Corporation’s Plumbing Division is pleased to announce the acquisition of the solvent cement assets of Schwartz Chemical Corporation. This acquisition is the latest step in providing the industries best known brands under the IPS umbrella in the Canadian Plumbing/HVAC marketplace. Schwartz solvent cements will be available under the “One Order, One Shipment, and One Invoice” program, and will continue to be manufactured in Canada.

The acquisition of Schwartz plumbing solvent cements is part of our growth strategy in Canada. Distributors will be able to combine orders of Schwartz solvent cements with other IPS and Masters branded products through G.F Thompson Co. Ltd.