Salt Creek Acquires Cul-Mac Industries, Inc.

Woodside, California (January 14, 2021) – Salt Creek Capital is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cul-Mac Industries, Inc. (“Cul-Mac”), a leading chemical blending, filling, and packaging company located in Wayne, Michigan.  Established in 1981, Cul-Mac provides a diversified portfolio of high-quality products from branded industrial automotive chemicals to private label household cleaners.  

Salt Creek partnered with Mr. Kirk Milling, incoming CEO of Cul-Mac, on the transaction who stated, “Cul-Mac is a market leading company, providing unique chemical solutions to a diverse group of end users.  I’m thrilled to have partnered with Bill McLaughlin and Scott Crichton, founders of Cul-Mac, on this transaction as well as the team at Salt Creek Capital. I look forward to working with the Cul-Mac team to continue our mission of providing high-quality products and solutions to a growing customer base.  Daniel Price, Salt Creek Capital Director added, “Scott and Bill are exceptional entrepreneurs who have built a great business. We’re pleased to have completed this transaction together and we look forward to supporting Kirk and his team through the next phase of growth at Cul-Mac.”

Mr. Bill McLaughlin, Co-Owner of Cul-Mac, said “leading Cul-Mac over the past several decades has been an incredibly rewarding experience.  I’m confident that we chose the right partners in Kirk and Salt Creek Capital to lead the business going forward.”  Mr. Scott Crichton, Co-Owner of Cul-Mac, also added “Salt Creek Capital provided a perfect solution for our transition to retirement, and I trust that the company will continue to thrive under Kirk’s leadership.”

About Cul-Mac Industries, Inc.

Headquartered in Wayne, Michigan, Cul-Mac is a leading chemical blending, filling, and packaging company with a diversified portfolio of well-known brands and high-quality products in several distinct categories.  Cul-Mac serves a broad base of large retailers and industrial customers across the United States with products that include diesel exhaust fluid, windshield washer solvents, anti-freeze products, car wash cleaners, swimming pool sanitizers, and other industrial cleaners.  Please visit for additional information.

About Salt Creek Capital

Salt Creek Capital is a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm that partners with experienced operating executives to acquire profitable companies with up to $100 million in revenue.  Salt Creek Capital takes a long-term approach to investing in lower middle market businesses and seeks to create value by working closely with management teams to accelerate growth and improve operating efficiencies. For more information, please contact Daniel Price at or visit

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