KODA Distribution Group (“KDG”) is the largest independent specialty chemical distributor in the United States. The company consists of three distinct operating divisions: Monson Companies, based in Leominster, MA; GMZ, based in West Chester, OH; and Ribelin Sales, based in Garland, TX. KDG provides the widest range of specialty chemical lines in the industry, and offers unmatched technical support and value-added services, such as formulation, blending, and packaging. The company sells nationally to a broad and diversified group of customers.
Audax Group (www.audaxgroup.com) is one of the largest and most active private equity groups investing in mid-sized domestic companies. Audax pursues a “buy and build” strategy, consolidating fragmented industries through multiple add-on acquisitions.