Mack Brooks Exhibitions acquires Quartz Chemicals Ltd
|Show organiser, Mack Brooks Exhibitions Group, has acquired the rights to the Chemspec series of events and the Speciality Chemicals Magazine from Quartz Group. The Chemspec Events brand is dedicated exclusively to the fine and speciality chemicals industry, and consists of a portfolio of exhibitions in Europe, Eurasia and Asia.
Over the past decades the Chemspec brand has undergone significant development and gained popularity as a dedicated trade show and networking event for the worldwide specialist chemicals industry. This year's Chemspec Europe will be the event's 30th anniversary edition. Held from 24 - 25 June 2015, in Cologne, Germany, the show is set to be the largest Chemspec Europe on record, featuring more than 400 international exhibitors.
Running in unison with the Chemspec Events, Speciality Chemicals Magazine is a monthly, market-leading publication. Print and digital editions total over 40,000 distributions per issue.
Mack Brooks' Chairman, Stephen Brooks, said "We're very pleased to have made an agreement to acquire Quartz Chemicals Ltd together with the Chemspec Events and the Speciality Chemicals Magazine. The events, magazine and staff are long-established and highly respected in their sector and we know that Mack Brooks will provide the continuity, investment and customer-focused approach that will enable the business to prosper in the future".
Quartz Group's CEO, Paul Michael, said "Chemspec and Speciality Chemicals are great brands and we are delighted that it has been acquired by such a highly respected company as Mack Brooks. We know that the staff, the events and the magazine will continue to flourish and develop under their stewardship".
Mack Brooks Exhibitions owns and organises targeted trade exhibitions and B2B events around the world, in diverse industrial sectors, such as engineering, transport, infrastructure and industrial manufacturing. The portfolio of events covers specialised areas including sheet metal working, airport technology, rail technology, traffic management, construction, tunnelling, fastening and fixing technology, corrugated and carton manufacturing, paper, film and foil converting, printing and packaging. Mack Brooks Publishing's print and online publications provide market intelligence and expertise in related industry fields.