On October 7, 2016, Chemstar Corporation closed on the purchase of the assets of Sterilox Fresh, a manufacturer of electrolyzed water technologies for the supermarket retail and foodservice industries. Sterilox was headquartered in Malvern, PA and was a division of PuriCore, Inc., a healthcare company.
With the acquisition, Chemstar is pleased to announce the appointment of several key executives from Sterilox Fresh, who join the Chemstar team with a combined 100+ years of industry experience.
Tom Daniel, a veteran in the supermarket retail space, has joined as senior vice president and chief customer officer. Previously, he was senior vice president/general manager of the Sterilox Fresh business, and has held numerous executive leadership positions over the past 30+ years.
Tom Happ, a 30 year veteran in the supermarket space, has joined as regional vice president for the group, managing the core and newly acquired brands.
Tom Oldham, also joins Chemstar as regional vice president, sharing the North American responsibilities with Happ in growing the full Chemstar portfolio.
Both Happ and Oldham report to Daniel.
The Sterilox Fresh brands, including Sterilox generators, Produce MaxxTM, FloraFresh, are in thousands of supermarkets across the United States and Canada, focusing on the fresh perimeter departments, enhancing quality and customer satisfaction of perishable foods.