Jon-Don Acquires Norkan Industrial Supplies and CRT Industrial Equipment

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Contact: Alexandra Gualtieri 224-306-4330

Jon-Don Acquires Norkan Industrial Supplies and CRT Industrial Equipment
Leading national distributor of commercial supplies, equipment, and chemicals
announces continued growth with newest acquisitions.

Roselle, IL (November 2022) Jon-Don, a leading supplier of commercial supplies, equipment, consumables, and know-how to specialty contractors, has acquired Norkan Industrial Supplies and CRT Industrial Equipment.

Established in 1999, Norkan Industrial Supplies specializes in supplying leading brands of equipment and supplies for commercial and industrial safety; lead, mold, and asbestos abatement; property restoration; concrete restoration; high-performance epoxy and urethane floor coatings; and high-performance coatings and paint. Norkan has well-established long-term nationwide customer base and maintains physical locations in Detroit, MI and Phoenix, AZ. Norkan also has a well-established online marketing presence
with multiple specific websites tailored to the markets it serves.

CRT Industrial Equipment, located in Houston, TX, services industrial cleaning equipment needs in Houston, TX and surrounding areas. CRT offers new and reconditioned equipment sales, rental, parts, and factory-trained onsite service for all makes and models of industrial sweepers and scrubbers.

“We are very excited about this transaction and what it will bring to our customers, employees, and vendor partners. We look forward to connecting our customers with Jon-Don's expanded selection of products, support, and service. Similarly, Jon-Don's customers will benefit from Norkan’s extensive product and job knowledge,” said Rick Kangas, owner and founder of Norkan Industrial Supplies.

“We are excited to join the Jon-Don team. We have been very impressed with the people and commitment to customers, and I’m looking forward to further building upon the solid reputation we’ve earned in this industry,” said Tim Wells, owner and founder of CRT Industrial Equipment.

“Jon-Don is committed to being the first choice for specialized contractors tasked with solving complex problems. The Norkan and CRT acquisitions will continue to build on our extensive knowledge and product selection within the restoration, concrete surface, and industrial cleaning supply markets, allowing us to continue to provide world class service to contractors in a variety of industries,” said Matt Tharp, Chief Financial Officer at Jon-Don.

About Jon-Don
Jon-Don gives specialty contractors and in-house service providers across multiple industries everything they need to keep things clean, safe, and looking their best—whether it’s removing that one impossible carpet stain or resurfacing a massive warehouse floor. Since 1978, Jon-Don has provided not just the equipment and consumables customers need, but the real-world knowledge, rolled-up sleeves approach, and rock-solid reliability they can’t find with other suppliers. Today, with multiple distribution centers
strategically located throughout the United States, Jon-Don serves industries ranging from water and fire restoration, concrete surface prep and polishing, building service/janitorial, carpet cleaning, and more.

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