Aurora Plastics Acquires S&E Specialty Polymers

Aurora Plastics LLC acquired S&E Specialty Polymers, a move the company hopes will help it expand its PVC business, Aurora announced Wednesday. S&E is a compounding company owned by Steven Grubman Graham, chief executive officer and founder of Toner Plastics Group. Graham will leave the firm with this acquisition to pursue other business...

Aurora Plastics LLC acquired S&E Specialty Polymers, a move the company hopes will help it expand its PVC business, Aurora announced Wednesday.

S&E is a compounding company owned by Steven Grubman Graham, chief executive officer and founder of Toner Plastics Group. Graham will leave the firm with this acquisition to pursuCredit: Aurora Plasticse other business opportunities. S&E’s other 65 employees will stay with the merged company.

“Aurora is a great company and was an outstanding choice to build on S&E’s legacy of providing top-tier innovation, strong customer service, and leading product quality,” Graham said in a statement. “Partnering with Aurora further accelerates S&E’s growth. These are exciting times.”

The acquisition will bring S&E’s offerings of rigid PVC powders; rigid and flexible PVC pellets; clear, opaque, and colored flexible PVC; rigid cellular PVC; PVC/acrylic pellets; chlorinated polyethylene; custom thermoplastic polyolefin; low-smoke, zero halogen compounds; styrene-butadiene-styrene and styrene-ethylene/butylene-styrene block co-polymers; plastic concentrates; and purge compounds, the companies said.

The full terms of the acquisition were not disclosed Wednesday.

S&E, based in Lunenburg, Mass., is the second acquisition for Aurora this year. Back in June, the Streetsboro, Ohio-based compounding company bought Reinier Plastics Inc. of Marieville, Quebec.

“S&E has a strong focus on customer service and response,” said Darrell Hughes, chief executive officer of Aurora in a statement. “Aurora and S&E share a common focus on being our customers’ first choice in polymer compounds.”

Source: www.plasticsengineering.org