MPD Chemicals Acquires Specialty Chemical Manufacture Norquay Technology

Trevose, PA – January 11, 2018

New acquisition brings together innovative and complimentary product and service offerings for specialty, advanced and custom chemical manufacturing.

MPD Chemicals (MPD), a US-based manufacturer of specialty chemicals and custom synthesis solutions, announced today the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities, product portfolio and customer base with the acquisition of Norquay Technology, Inc. (Norquay). Located in Chester Pennsylvania, Norquay is the fourth acquisition to be integrated into the MPD Holdings platform, an Addison Capital portfolio company; existing MPD businesses include Monomer Polymer & Dajac Labs, Silar, and IsoSciences.

Norquay is a specialty chemical manufacturer with over 30 years of expertise in providing the scale-up and production of advanced proprietary custom materials, including organometallic, inorganic and organic molecules. Norquay’s product line includes chromic, electronic, catalyst, ligand, medical adhesive and UV performance products, with a customer base that ranges from startups to large multi-national corporations.

MPD focuses on complex organic synthesis, unique monomers, polymer development, organosilicon chemistries and stable isotope labeling. MPD leverages interdisciplinary expertise and manufacturing strength among their business units, with internal capabilities for scaling from milligram to metric ton batches. This alignment will continue with the addition of Norquay, in partnering with customers to develop custom manufacturing processes for a wide range of specialty chemical application solutions from the laboratory to full-scale commercial production, ensuring a continuity in the supply chain to meet customer requirements.

“The acquisition of Norquay into the MPD organization will enhance our cross-functional operations and extend our value-added products and solutions to more customers worldwide. Our long history of success has resulted in leadership positions with MPD customers, as we continuously deliver high quality products to the various markets and customers we serve. We look forward to exploring new opportunities with our existing and prospective customers as a result of this expansion,” stated Carrington Smith, CEO of MPD Chemicals.

“Norquay combining with MPD is an extraordinary opportunity to deliver long-term, sustainable value and growth through our highly complementary capabilities, global product portfolios, industry applications, and like business models,” said Robert Heldt, President and Founder of Norquay.

About MPD Chemicals

MPD Chemicals is a US-based manufacturer of custom and specialty chemicals with over 75 years of global expertise in multiple technical areas, including complex organic synthesis, unique monomers, polymer development, organosilicon chemistries and stable isotope labeling. The subsidiary companies that comprise MPD Chemicals are Monomer-Polymer and Dajac Labs, Silar, and IsoSciences business units, along with the new addition of Norquay Technology. The combined companies offer over 4,000 catalog products, as well as numerous custom, proprietary, critical, and enabling materials to customers in a wide range of end-use markets.

MPD Chemicals offers custom synthesis solutions ranging from research and development projects to full-scale production for unique compounds with multi-step synthesis and purification. MPD specializes in custom synthesis while maintaining and expanding focused product catalog offerings. MPD Chemicals industrial applications include: wound care, coatings, adhesives, dental technologies, chromatography, diagnostics standards, specialty chemicals, contact & intraocular lenses, semiconductors, catalysis, dyes, and medical adhesives.

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Silar Laboratories

Mailing Address:
PO Box 218
Riegelwood, NC 28456

Manufacturing Facility:
333 Neils Eddy Road
Riegelwood, NC 28456

Tel: 910-655-4212
Fax: 910-655-8201

Monomer-Polymer & Dajac

4667 Somerton Road
Trevose, PA 19053, USA

Tel: (215) 364-1155
Fax: (215) 364-1583


1017 W 9th Ave
King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA

Tel: (610) 337-3762
Fax: (610) 337-3782

Norquay Technology

Mailing Address:
PO Box 468
Chester, PA 19016-0468 USA

Manufacturing Facility:
800 W Front Street
Chester, PA 19013

Tel: +1 (610) 874-4330
+1 (610) 874-3575


4667 Somerton Road. Trevose, PA 19053, USA
Email: Tel: (215) 364-1155 Fax: (215) 364-1583

Global Distributors


Kurihara Building, 2-12
Uchikanda 3-chome, Chiyodaku
Tokyo 101-0047 Japan.

Tel: 03-3258-5031
Fax: 03-3258-6535

PM Separations

PO Box 498
Capalaba DC, Australia.

Tel: +61 7 3390 1096
Fax: +61 7 3390 1370

QMX Labs

Bolford Street, Thaxted
Essex, CM6 2PY, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1371 831611
Fax: +44 (0)1371 831622