Quala, Tampa, Fla., acquired Consolidated Container Experts, Minneapolis.

This acquisition adds three state-of-the-art facilities—Minneapolis; Kansas City, Kan.; and Houston, Texas—to the company's North American network, bringing the total number of industrial bulk cleaning and maintenance service locations to 73.

"Adding Container Experts' base of clients is the perfect growth catalyst for Quala. This acquisition aligns perfectly with our mission to improve, develop and grow," says Scott Harrison, chief financial officer, Quala.   

"Everyone here at Container Experts is very excited about joining the Quala team,” adds William Dworsky, president of Consolidated Container Experts. “There's no doubt that our customers will benefit from Quala's network of nationwide terminals. From a logistics standpoint, our customers will save on transportation costs, which is fantastic."