Happenings At Barr

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

MEMPHIS, TN—December 30, 2011—W.M. Barr & Company, Inc. (“W. M. Barr”), a market leader in specialty cleaning products serving both consumer and industrial customers in the home improvement, household and automotive industries, today announced that it has acquired Microban International, Ltd. (“Microban”), a global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, engineering durable antimicrobial solutions for consumer, industrial and medical products around the world. Terms of the tran

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Monday, September 19, 2011

(StatePoint) Household chores are nobody's idea of a good time.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

The lead-paint abatement market has been in the spotlight the last couple years because of the EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule that went into effect in April of last year.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Odor Genie's special charcoal formula destroysodors at the molecular level.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

(MEMPHIS, TN) Studies by Harvard University show between 40 and 50% of homes in North America have moisture and mold problems serious enough to significantly increase respiratory symptoms among occupants.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

MEMPHIS,TN - August 17, 2011 - It's back to school time again and as kids make their annual trip back to the classroom, parents have begun to make their annual trip back to the drawing board.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

As sweltering heat blankets the country, humidity levels are also on the rise.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

(StatePoint) Storm season is here, which means millions of Americans are taking steps from now through November to prevent their homes from flooding and wind damage. Are you ready?

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Monday, September 19, 2011

W.M. Barr, the maker of Mold Armor, said the company has acquired the rights to the patented delivery method for hose end products that feature a bleach-based formula.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Mold is a nasty, four-letter word when it's found anywhere in the home.

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Homeowners impacted by recent spring flooding may find that moisture seeping into their homes through cracks and crevices can lead to musty odors and mold and mildew that cause additional structural damage and lead to or aggravate allergies, asthma and other health concerns.

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Friday, April 16, 2010

The California Superior Court recently struck down a South Coast Air Quality Management District*("SCAQMD") regulation, finding that the agency acted illegally in the regulation's adoption.

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Friday, March 20, 2009

The Paint Contractor's Project Series - Project 101: Refinishing

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Eco-friendly formulations grow among strippers and cleaners.

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Thursday, December 04, 2008

Morgan Keegan acted as exclusive financial advisor to W.M. Barr in connection with its acquisitions of Jasco and Bix, Trask Research, and Goof Off, as part of that process, identified and developed a comprehensive list of potential acquisition targets; conducted research and due diligence on each of the targets; performed valuation modeling analysis; and assisted with negotiating, structuring, and closing the transactions.

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Friday, October 31, 2008

Today Memphis-based W.M. Barr publicly announced the acquisition of Goof Off from the Valspar Corporation. The Goof Off brand family of products includes a wide assortment of removers, cleaners and specialty products for use in your home, workshop and garage.

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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

With growth of 5%-10% over the last few years, W.M. Barr & Co., Inc., is investing in even more future growth with the acquisition of two companies the last month.

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Monday, August 18, 2008

W.M. Barr & Co. has bought the Jasco and Bix product lines from The Homax Cos. and its private equity owner, Olympus Partners, the company announced Thursday.

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Friday, August 22, 2008

Memphis-based WM Barr publicly announced the acquisition of The Trask Research Mold Division from its private owner. This is the second major acquisition for WM Barr in the last three weeks.

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Monday, August 18, 2008

Memphis based WM Barr has announced it has purchased two of its competitors and is bringing new jobs to the area. WM Barr is purchasing Jasco and Bix product lines from The Homax Companies and Olympus Partners.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

On January 1, 2007, WM Barr acquires Solutionex, a portfolio of brands for the home and garden..

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

On November 5, 2005, Richard Loomis, President and CEO of WM Barr discusses safety and cost efficiency with Amanda Barber from the American Executive.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

DAMPRID WINS AWARD Nonfood Category: Technical Award Hanging Moisture Absorber For: DampRid The product features a hanger-mounted, dual-chamber pouch containing moisture-absorbing calcium carbonate. The pouch material consists primarily of a metallized polyester/2-mil low-density polyethylene laminate, but the front of the top pouch features a printed synthetic paper for permeability.

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Monday, August 18, 2008

Memphis-based WM Barr has acquired the Jasco and Bix product lines from The Homax Cos. and Olympus Partners.

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