H. Krevit & Company Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition


According to documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, privately-held H. Krevit & Company, Inc. (HKC), along with its three affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the District of Connecticut.

The Company, founded in 1919 and based in New Haven, CT, was the first manufacturer of Sodium Hypochlorite (liquid) bleach in the United States. It has since expanded to manufacturing and selling water treatment, waste water treatment, swimming pool and industrial chemicals primarily to metal finishing, swimming pool and water treatment industries in the Northeast United States.

The Company’s Chapter 11 petition, submitted by President Thomas S. Ross, indicates total assets between $10 and $50 million and liabilities in the same range. The list of creditors holding the largest unsecured claims include Olin Corporation: $1,337,955, K.A. Steel Chemicals: $755,529 and Macarthur Mortgage & Invest. Co.: $186,633. The Company will be represented by Barry S. Feigenbaum and Matthew T. Wax-Krell of Rogin Nassau LLC throughout the bankruptcy proceedings.

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