**For Immediate Release**
3550 St. Johns Bluff Road, So.
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Senergy, LLC Announces Name Change
Jacksonville, Florida, December 10, 2003: Senergy,
LLC today announced that it will be changing its corporate
name, effective January 1, 2004 to Degussa Wall Systems,
Inc. Senergy, LLC is a leading manufacturer of Exterior
Insulation and Finish Systems, Stucco, Finishes and
Coatings marketed under the well-known brands of Senergy,
Finestone and SonoWall.
The name change enables the company
to enhance their ability to leverage the resources,
support and innovations of its parent company, Degussa,
the worldwide leader in specialty chemicals. The name
change will also clearly communicate that we are focused
on providing integrated wall systems solutions to
the construction industry.
“The brand names of Senergy,
Finestone and SonoWall will continue to be individually
emphasized. We have invested substantially in building
equity, goodwill and specifications around those three
well-respected names and will continue to do so,”
stated Bill Kasik, President and CEO of Degussa Wall
The name change further supports
the commitment Degussa has to the EIFS and Stucco
industry. By sharing their technical expertise and
resources, Degussa Wall Systems – Senergy, Finestone
and SonoWall will carry on the tradition of providing
the highest quality products and services and continue
to be at the forefront in producing the latest advances
in innovation and technology.
Degussa Wall Systems has been a leading
manufacturer of EIFS, stucco, specialty finishes and
architectural coatings since 1979. It is part of Degussa
Construction Chemicals, the world’s largest
construction chemicals group
Degussa is a multinational corporation consistently
aligned to highly profitable specialty chemistry.
With sales of EUR 11.8 billion and a workforce of
some 48,000 employees, it is Germany’s third-largest
chemical company and the world market leader in specialty
chemicals. In fiscal 2002, the corporation generated
operating profits (EBIT) of more than EUR 900 million.
Degussas core strength lies in highly effective system
solutions that are tailored to the requirements of
its customers in over 100 countries throughout the
world. Degussa’s activities are led by the vision,
“Everybody benefits from a Degussa product –
every day and everywhere.” Contact Ann Erney,
Marketing Communications Manager. Phone 800/221-9255
or e-mail email@example.com.