Note: Dubois Chemicals's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
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STAYWET TECHNOLOGY Chemical additives for extending the working time of compounds, including buffing polish, buffing compounds, car coatings, detail sprays, and other compounds related to car detailing
AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY Metal working fluids
AT AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY Industrial fluids, namely, metal working fluids
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