DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — PLZ Aeroscience Corp., a specialty aerosol and liquid product manufacturer, has acquired Champion Brands L.L.C., a manufacturer of specialty lubricants for the automotive and industrial markets.
Financial terms were not disclosed. PLZ said the acquisition expands its full-service automotive and industrial offering, positioning the company to better serve its customers with a comprehensive suite of aerosol and non-aerosol products.
Champion was founded in 1956 and produces more than 300 functional fluids and performance products, including brake fluid, fuel treatments, semi-synthetic and full-synthetic engine additives and specialty motor oils.
Champion operates a 450,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Clinton, Mo., and serves customers across automotive, heavy duty, agricultural and performance racing markets.