Permatex, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has moved its business operations recently from Hartford, Conn., to its Solon, Ohio, facility where manufacturing and distribution centers are already in place. The new Permatex headquarters is located at: ITW Permatex Inc., 6875 Parkland Blvd., Solon, OH, 44139.
Lee Burtelson, Vice President & General Manager, ITW Permatex, announced the new headquarters, noting, “We are very excited to move our headquarters to Solon, OH and have all of our business leadership in one centralized location. The Solon facility is technologically advanced and will allow our business to develop and grow at an expedited rate. Having all of our personnel, from business operations, to R&D, to manufacturing, in the same location gives us the ability to make decisions quickly and bring more products to market.”
The facility currently consists of a 180,000-square-foot distribution center, and 170,000-square-foot facility that supports the manufacturing and business operations. The campus has room for Permatex to double the size of its headquarters to 700,000-square-foot to accommodate new growth. The facility is home to 19 high-tech robots designed for the elimination of repetitive motion and to lighten the amount of heavy lifting done by Permatex employees.
Permatex is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Since 1909, Permatex has been an acknowledged leader in the development of innovative new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Permatex markets a wide range of products under well-known ITW brand names such as Permatex®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, The Right Stuff®, Threadlocker Gel Twist®, and Grez-Off®.
Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include Hartford, CT and a state-of-the-art manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, OH.
Permatex is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a US based, NYSE listed corporation, founded in 1912. ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company.
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