Astor Corporation is a leading global developer, producer, and marketer of a wide variety of value-added specialty waxes. As one of the largest providers in the world, Astor's customized products are used in a wide variety of applications, including as protective components for the packaging and automobile tire industry, as lubricants in PVC extrusion, and as a fuel in synthetic materials. Astor's adhesives and sealants segment develops technologically advanced solutions for the commercial roofing, window manufacturing, transportation aftermarket and OEM, and construction markets.
Date of Investment: May 1995
Date of Exit: October 1997
Type of Exit: Sale to Strategic Buyer
Headquarters: Raleigh, NC