Walgren Company was founded in 1955 as a supplier of specialty anodizing chemicals and equipment. The company later merged with Arnold Parker Inc. to provide engineering services for plating and anodizing equipment.
In 1983, Price Industries was founded in Dutton, Michigain by Robert Price as a design and fabrication business for major industrial finishing equipment, material handling systems, and mechanical cleaning components.
Price Industries joined KOCH to form PriceKoch Industries; this business venture that expanded KOCH’s product and technology offerings to new customers, industries, and territories.
Walgren Company was acquired by KOCH and merged with PriceKoch Industries to form, PriceWalgren.
Today, PriceWalgren continues to operate as part of KOCH with a continuous commitment to delivering top-of-the-line finishing equipment and system components.