Category: Investments

Ravago buys rubber chemicals supplier HB Chemical

TPE supplier Ravago Holdings America has acquired HB Chemical, a distributor for the North American rubber industry representing categories of synthetic rubber, accelerators, plasticizers, antioxidants, waxes and other specialty chemicals required by manufacturers of rubber and elastomer products.  The acquisition…

European JV to set up ELT plant in Danish port

The prospective joint venture (jv) Elysium Nordic Apof  Denmark’s WindSpace A/Sand Sweden’s Enviro has signed a lease agreement with Associated Danish Ports (ADP) for a site in Nyborgharbour on Funen, Denmark for material recovery of end-of-life tyres (ELT). The lease…

Shepherd to expand European ops

US-based lubricant additives firm Shepherd Chemical is investing US$8.5 million to expand its Mirecourt, France European operation. The projected growth path at the Mirecourt location includes the addition of a third reactor, a new warehouse, and upgraded R&D pilot facilities.…

AirBoss expands mixing capabilities in US, Canada plants

Canada-headquartered AirBoss of America Corp’s Rubber Solutions segment is expanding its mixing capabilities at its plants in Scotland Neck, North Carolina and Kitchener, Ontario. The company, which develops, manufactures and markets high-quality, proprietary rubber-based products to various industries, including automotive,…