Canadian Plastics

RTP Company buys Clariant’s conductive compounds business

In a bid to strengthen its product offering of conductive compounds in Europe and globally, custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has acquired the conductive compound product line from Clariant of Switzerland.

March 19, 2012   Canadian Plastics

In a bid to strengthen its product offering of conductive compounds in Europe and globally, custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has acquired the conductive compound product line from Clariant of Switzerland.

The terms of the purchase have not been disclosed.

According to a news release, Winona, Minn.-based RTP Company will relocate production equipment to its manufacturing facility in Ladenburg, Germany, which opened in April 2011. 

“The transaction includes technology and equipment that the RTP Company and Clariant will work to seamlessly transfer ensuring no interruption for established customers,” the release continued.

“This expansion enhances our Ladenburg facility’s capability to supply European and global customers for these materials,” said Jean Sirois, RTP Company’s European managing director.

RTP Company offers customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.


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