Asterion Acquires Southeastern Chemical, Inc.

Indianapolis, In.– Asterion LLC is proud to announce that they have acquired Southeastern Chemical, Inc. as of September 1, 2014.  Asterion LLC is an industry leading surface technology company with which many of you are already familiar. Asterion, has been the preferred supplier of metal finishing chemistry for the majority of Southeastern’s valued customers.


Doug Trageser and Blair Vandivier

For Southeastern’s customers, the transition from working with Southeastern Chemical to working directly with Asterion, LLC will be  seamless.  Doug Trageser, President of Southeastern Chemical has agreed to join Asterion, LLC as our Technical Sales Representative  in the Southeastern U.S., and will continue to provide the highest levels of service. The acquisition will allow Asterion to provide a complete line of surface finishing technologies, commodity chemicals, and related equipment to businesses located in the Southeastern United States.

Blair Vandivier President o f Asterion, LLC said “This is another step in Asterion’s  growth plan. Southeastern has had 37 years of exceptional customer service and technical expertise. Asterion plans to continue this tradition of high service with superior technology.  We believe that Doug Trageser will help Asterion continue to provide the highest level of service and expertise to our clients.”

Asterion was formed in 2010 by the merger of New Surface Technologies, LLC and Benchmark Products, Inc.   Joining with Asterion  brings Southeastern’s  clients a full line of chemical products together with Asterion’s full resources  of  technical support.

We look forward to continuing and growing the relationships that Southeastern Chemical has created and nurtured over the past 30 years and we are happy to welcome their clients to the Asterion, LLC family.

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