Coastal Construction Products, Jacksonville, Fla. – an independent distributor of caulking and sealants, waterproofing, concrete restorations and firestop materials in the United States – has entered into an agreement to purchase Sealant Engineering Construction Supply from Bensenville, Illinois. The expansion into the Chicago area marked the first acquisition outside of Coastal’s regional base in the Southeast.
“In 2018, we announced plans to expand our distribution platform geographically and Sealant Engineering Construction Supply is another step towards that goal,” said Martin S. Harrell, CEO of Coastal Construction Products. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome them to the Coastal family.”
Sealant Engineering Construction Supply is a family-owned sealant and waterproofing distributor founded in 1989. Under the leadership of second generation owner Chris Heider, the company has grown and built a reputation for excellence with of its customers. Heider will join the team as Coastal expands into the Midwest.
“We know that Sealant Engineering shares our DNA in its relationships with employees, customers and suppliers,” said Harrell, “and they will serve as a hub to bring exceptional products and services to the region. “
Coastal has served the construction community since 1975. The company currently has 16 storage locations supplying specialty construction products to customers in the Southeast as well as Latin America and the Caribbean.