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Reilly and Rutherford

August 17, 2006

Vertellus Specialties Inc. combines the strengths of two specialty chemical producers, Reilly Industries and Rutherford Chemicals, and will provide a diverse array of specialty products through three market-focused divisions: agriculture and nutrition specialties, health and specialty products, and performance materials.
Vertellus will market pyridine and picolines, specialty pyridine derivatives, castor oil derivatives, polymer additives and systems, DEET, citrate polymer additives and systems and sulfone monomers and is also a global producer of Vitamin B-3. Vertellus’ joint venture in Nantong China makes it the only fully operational, commercial-scale producer of many pyridine specialties in China.
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