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Polymer Solutions Group Expands Portfolio of Specialty Chemicals for the Engineered Wood Industry with Acquisition of PUR Polymerics

April 15, 2019 Uncategorized

ACWORTH, GEORGIA (April 15, 2019) — Polymer Solutions Group (“PSG”), a leading manufacturer of specialty polymers and additives, today announced it has acquired PUR Polymerics line of engineered wood release agents.

PUR Polymerics is based in Cambridge, Ontario, and provides specialty release agents for the Particle Board, Fiberboard, and Engineered Wood markets. “Our concentrated approach allows us to be leaders in these applications. We do a few things very well,” said Tom Mason, President of PUR Polymerics.

“With PUR Polymerics’ focused approach in the market, their product line is an excellent addition for us to accelerate growth within our PSG Functional Materials division,” said Mike Ivany, PSG’s President and Chief Executive Officer, “it provides key technologies we can quickly utilize to advance our TechKote® product line.”

Tom Mason will continue on as an agent for PSG Functional Materials (“PSG-FM”) in support of both the acquired products and the rest of PSG-FM’s wood release products for the engineered wood market. Effective immediately, the newly acquired products from PUR Polymerics will be integrated into the PSG-FM division and sold under PSG’s existing brand name, TechKote®. As a technical leader in the research, development and manufacturing of specialty chemicals, PSG is well positioned to meet the production, quality and service demands of the growing engineered wood market.

About Polymer Solutions Group
Polymer Solutions Group is an innovative manufacturer of proprietary and custom polymer additives, dispersions, and performance chemicals for the rubber, plastic, wood, textile, medical, household, industrial, and institutional markets. PSG offers a variety of customer-centric solutions that improve polymer processing, increase surface protection, and enhance your product performance. Trusted by the world’s leading companies in over 41 countries, PSG’s unparalleled products and application expertise is not matched by any other supplier.

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Polymer Solutions Group to Present at Clemson University’s Global Tire Industry Conference

April 10, 2019 Event, News Release

CLEVELAND, OH (April 10, 2019) — Polymer Solutions Group (“PSG”) today announced that Dr. Rikki Lamba, Managing Director, PSG Additives, will present at Clemson University’s Global Tire Industry Conference on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on Thursday, April 11 at 1:30 PM. Lamba will speak under Session 4: “Raw Materials – Rubber, Chemicals, & Carbon Black.”

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