February 22, 2018 at 5:00 AM EST
Nexeo Solutions strikes deal to become Aurora Plastics’ largest distributor of popular PVC Compounds across North America
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, February 22, 2018 - Nexeo Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXEO), a leader in chemicals and plastics distribution, announced that effective January 2018, it has expanded its PVC Compounding portfolio by becoming the national distributor for Aurora Plastics.
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is one of the most commonly used thermoplastic polymers around the world. Popular for its ease of processing, light weight material, good mechanical strength, and chemical and weather resistant properties, PVC has become a standard in the building and construction industry, but is also found widely in healthcare, wire and cable, household products, industrial and many other markets.
“The addition of Aurora Plastics aligns to our specialty growth strategy. They are a leading PVC compound producer that specializes in high-quality rigid, flexible and cellular foam PVC,” said Shawn Williams, Senior Vice President of Plastics at Nexeo Solutions. “This agreement emphasizes our commitment to bring a broader specialty mix of products to our customers from world-class producers.”
About Nexeo Solutions, Inc.
Nexeo Solutions is a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, representing products from world-class producers to a diverse customer base. From product specification to sustainable solutions, the Company goes beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, coatings, personal care, healthcare, automotive and 3D printing. The Company leverages a centralized technology platform to identify efficiencies and create solutions to unlock value for suppliers and customers. Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com.
About Aurora Plastics, LLC
Founded in 1997, Aurora Plastics is based in Streetsboro, Ohio and is known for providing the highest quality PVC Compounds, advanced polymers and custom plastics in the industry. The company offers a broad range of rigid and flexible PVC products – in either powder or pellet form – including industry-leading technologies in rigid cellular foam, dark weatherable capstocks, and compounds that require exacting color match specifications. In addition to PVC, Aurora Plastics has extended its offered polymer platforms which include TPR, TPE, CPE and TPO formulations, and flame retardant plastic compounds. Their manufacturing facilities optimize best practices and utilize the most current technologies, building a reputation for ensuring consistency and reliability in a variety of applications. Aurora Plastics’ facilities are ISO certified, setting the benchmark on product quality and lot-to-lot consistency in the industry.