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Rhino Linings Corporation Acquires Tobin Manufacturing

San Diego, CA (September 7, 2010) – Rhino Linings Corporation ("Rhino"), a global provider of protective polyurethane, polyurea, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings is excited to announce the acquisition of Tobin Manufacturing, LLC ("Tobin"), a leading manufacturer of two component positive displacement meter/mix/dispense equipment. Tobin equipment dispenses polyurethane elastomers, epoxies and foams into molds for high volume production. The acquisition provides Rhino with a wider customer base and a stronger market position in the polyurethane industry.

"This acquisition strengthens our commitment and position as one of the leading polyurethane systems houses. Tobin Manufacturing's equipment portfolio fits well with our existing plans for expansion into the custom molding industry. We see great potential in this part of the industry." said Pierre Gagnon, President and CEO of Rhino Linings Corporation.

Tobin designs and manufactures easy-to-maintain dispensing equipment using positive displacement piston rod metering pumps feeding dynamic, static or impingement mixers for processing temperature controlled or hot cast products. This equipment is typically used for casting or injection molding castor wheels, fuel tank liners, automotive body styling kit components, foam and elastomer filter gaskets, rotationally molded mannequins and myriad other parts.

Tobin will relocate its operations to the Rhino facilities in San Diego, California.

Terms of the acquisition were not released.

About Rhino Linings Corporation
Rhino Linings Corporation, established in 1988 and headquartered in San Diego, California, is a privately-held corporation and world leader in sprayed and/or rolled urethane, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings and linings for industrial, municipal and residential applications. Business units include Rhino Linings, Rhino Industrial, Rhino Epoxy, Rhino Home Pro and Rhino Military. Rhino Linings Corporation has a global retail and industrial applicator network consisting of more than 1400 independently owned businesses in almost 80 countries. For more information about Rhino Linings Corporation, call 877-509-4603 or visit

Rhino Linings Corporation Contacts

Elaine Luttrell
Director of Marketing

John Henningsen
Marketing Manager - Industrial, Epoxy & Military

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