Custom rubber compounding focused on you

Preferred Compounding Corporation has grown into the second largest custom rubber compounder in North America. We mix custom and proprietary compounds from practically every polymer and focus on complete client relationships through five value drivers:

  • Delivering consistently high compound quality including through our MixLoc quality program and 24/7 quality portal
  • Providing extensive compound development, improvement and testing resources at every step, including on-site support during compound start-up and should any production issues arise
  • The ability to produce practically every compound you require from all polymer types, providing one source for all your compound needs
  • Motivated, fast and reliable service including inventory, raw material agreements and other options
  • Creating value through fair, flexible and transparent business practices leading to mutual success

As a Preferred Compounding customer, these performance-enhancing and value-adding services are available to you. And we still get your compound on the dock on time.

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Preferred Compounding News

Growth requires Preferred Compounding to plan separate headquarters

BARBERTON, OHIO – After more than three decades in the same location, continuing growth means Preferred Compounding’s Barberton facility can no longer accommodate headquarters staff and local mixing operations and technical staff. The company has [...]

Preferred Compounding promotes one, adds one, retires one

BARBERTON, OHIO – Significant growth during the past half-decade means custom compounder Preferred Compounding will now have two executives managing sales, business development and customer relationships. Preferred is the [...]

Preferred Compounding Doubles Rubber Mixing Capacity in Tennessee

BARBERTON, OHIO – Preferred Compounding has doubled capacity at its plant in Huntingdon, Tennessee, to meet increased demand for its high-quality custom compounds. This is the third major plant expansion in three years for the [...]

Growth spurs Preferred Compounding sale to Audax Private Equity

BARBERTON, OHIO – Boston-based Audax Private Equity has partnered with company management to acquire Preferred Compounding from Dallas private equity firm Wingate Partners, Preferred announced today. The Cleveland office of KeyBanc Capital Markets served as financial [...]

Preferred Compounding Locations




San Luis Potosi

Preferred Compounding serves customer/partners from four locations. Click each location for capabilities at that facility.

Preferred excels in the quality of the compounds and what they are willing to do to support us in engineering in desirable characteristics and reducing cost.
Midwest auto parts supplier
Preferred created a supply chain program for us that keeps us supplied right on time.
Southern gasket molder

We produce rubber compounds from:







Natural Rubber




...and other polymers.
To discover if we can make your compounds, contact Marc Pignataro at 330.798.4960 or

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