Pilot Chemical Company Acquires ATRP Solutions, Inc.


Jackie Koopman

Account Manager
1 (800)- 70- PILOT

Acquisition expands Pilot’s proprietary technologies

CINCINNATI, OHPilot Chemical Company, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, announced it has purchased ATRP Solutions, Inc. (ATRP) located in Pittsburgh, Pa., as of July 10. 

The acquisition expands Pilot's proprietary technologies in the oil field chemicals, lubricant additives and paints and coatings markets. ATRP brings with it a highly-trained staff of research scientists and a patent portfolio demonstrating years of ingenuity.
The acquisition of ATRP is an important step to ensure continued innovation at Pilot,” said Mike Scott, president of Pilot Chemical.
"We are excited to become part of a highly-regarded organization like Pilot," said Patrick McCarthy, CEO of ATRP. “Having Pilot’s support and resources will allow our team to build upon its track record of technological discovery.
Pilot’s purchase of ATRP follows its July 2016 acquisition of Liquid Minerals Group, Inc., based in New Waverly, Texas.


Pilot Chemical Company is a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical company providing high quality products and services to the disinfecting, sanitizing and cleaning; metalworking and lubricants; oil field and emulsion polymerization industries. Its proprietary core technologies involve alkylation, sulfonation, sulfation and a number of other specialty operations, including the production of biocidal quats, tertiary amine derivatives and organometallic fuel additives. Pilot, an industry leader in chemical innovation and safety, owns the most state-of-the-art continuous sulfation process in North America, is a leader in quaternary ammonium compounds, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of disulfonates. Pilot is certified under the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® program. Pilot Chemical Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

ABOUT ATRP Solutions, Inc.
ATRP Solutions, Inc. is a Pittsburgh, PA based specialty polymer technology company. The company has been in business for ten years and spun out of Carnegie Mellon University. The company utilizes controlled radical polymerization (CRP) in its fully operational synthetic chemistry research facility and has developed a new class of proprietary rheology modifiers for oilfield and cosmetic markets. The company holds an extensive patent portfolio with 21 granted patents and has 55 patent applications pending. These patents protect its products’ compositions, uses and manufacturing processes.

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