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Howell Laboratories, Inc. Announces Acquisition of GDL Paint, Inc.

Bridgton – Howell laboratories, Inc. (HLI) is proud to announce that it has recently purchased GDL Paint, Inc. (GDL) from its owner, Kristine Lang; GDL will now become a Division of HLI.

Joseph McDonnell, President of HLI, stated “GDL has been a valuable partner and an integral part of our team supplying equipment to the US Navy for a long time, and we are excited to bring them onboard and provide the support they need to grow the business.”

HLI, a 100% employee-owned company located in Bridgton, Maine, engineers, manufactures, and tests critical equipment for demanding military and commercial applications, including the US Navy and US Coast Guard. GDL, which is located in Standish, Maine, specializes in powder coating metal parts and components for commercial, industrial and government customers.

Kristine Lang and her employees, C.J. Bettencourt and Taylor Mitsin, will become employee-owners of HLI; GDL operations have been moved to the HLI Bridgton facility. Kristine will retain the title of Painting Supervisor, and Alan Plummer will join GDL as Customer Support Specialist.

HLI has been in business since 1964 and has been supplying fluid processing systems to the US Navy since its inception. HLI has products aboard every surface ship in the US Navy.

For more information, contact:

Joseph McDonnell, President & CEO