Rubber compounding news

Preferred Rubber to Have One Name

Barberton, OH — Starting June 10, 2006, all locations of Preferred Rubber Compounding will be known by the same name. This means that locations of the former Associated Rubber Company, acquired on May 1, will now operate under the Preferred Rubber Compounding name.

This allows us to present just one united face to the marketplace, whether customers or suppliers. The Preferred name stands for a reputation that reflects our business philosophies and our methods of dealing with customers.

Preferred service means responsiveness. Preferred chemists are intended to be an extension of our best customers’ technical departments, with each chemist having assigned accounts. All Preferred sales reps are being equipped with the technology needed to easily keep in touch with customers, along with the support staff and systems […]

2016-03-27T10:58:06+00:00 June 1st, 2006|

Preferred Compounding acquires Associated Rubber Compounding

May, 2006

BARBERTON, OH: Preferred Compounding today announced the acquisition of Associated Rubber Company of Tallapoosa, Georgia. The acquisition provides for continuing production at the Associated Rubber Company plants located in Tallapoosa and Fruithurst Alabama and Huntingdon, Tennessee.

“This acquisition is good for both companies,” said Tim Eburne, president of Preferred. “Through the combination, both customer sets benefit from significantly expanded geographic coverage, the expanded range of processing technologies and proprietary products.”

The combined companies now possess an expanded process offering that includes: tangential (both 4-Wing ST and 2-Wing) and intermeshing style internal mixers, tilt-mixers, straining, pelletizing, calendering, slitting, Littleford blending, mixing mills, and off-line blending and stripping. Customers will further benefit from the combined laboratory facilities with small batch mixing capabilities and the additional technical staff […]

2016-03-27T10:57:26+00:00 May 10th, 2006|