ST. LOUIS, December 6, 2016 – Ultimate RB (a division of Accella Performance Materials), announced today that it has expanded its capacity for specialty rolled rubber production by 40% at its Delphos, Ohio facility. This expansion will allow the company to better meet the needs of its customers. The equipment installed includes a larger manufacturing process and a state-of-the-art cutting machine. A modernized addition to the plant was built to accommodate this new equipment. This new capacity is expected to reduce lead times on specialty rolled rubber products.
“We are very pleased to implement this investment to better meet the needs of our customers by expanding our capacity for specialty rolled rubber flooring and underlayment production. We are grateful to our operations team at the Delphos facility to complete this important expansion,” said Hal Stuhl, Vice President of Ultimate RB.
About Ultimate RB
Ultimate RB is a leading manufacturer of recycled rubber products and one of the largest and most technically advanced tire recyclers in the world. Ultimate RB makes high quality, customized products that contain up to 96% post-consumer waste. As the leading fully integrated manufacturer in the world with its own tire crumb, colored EPDM granules and urethane binder manufacturing, Ultimate RB is uniquely positioned to offer consistent quality and value to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more about Ultimate RB go to www.ultimaterb.com.
Accella shapes ideas that enhance our lives through improved comfort, safety, sustainability and performance. Accella is a leading manufacturer of custom formulated polyurethane systems, and recycled rubber products formed from the strategic combination of Dash Multi-Corp, MarChem, Arnco, Pathway Polymers, Ultimate Systems, RB Rubber, IPS Polymer Systems, Zeus, Premium Spray Products, Coating & Foam Solutions, Burtin Polymer Labs and Quadrant Spray Foam. The polyurethane business is focused on foams, coatings, adhesives, tire fill, sealants and elastomers. The recycled rubber products business manufactures recycled tire crumb, custom colored EPDM granules, custom and rolled matting, equine matting, athletic flooring, playground surfacing and various custom molded products. The company manufactures in eight production facilities across the United States, one in Europe and one in China. To learn more about Accella Performance Materials and Accella Polyurethane Systems go to www.accellacorp.com.