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Custom mixing, services.

The following directory lists custom services suppliers. The first part lists custom rubber mixers along with plant locations, equipment, mixing capabilities and whether technical service and/or recipe development are offered. A directory of companies that offer various custom services to the rubber industry follows.
AC Products, Inc.
172 E. La Jolla St.
Placentia, CA 92670 (714) 630-7311


Equipment: Five high speed dispersion mixers and 10 low speed mixers

Mixing capabilities: All water based and solvent soluble resins and polymers

Capacity: 1.2 million gals./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Advanced Polymer Compounding
354 Old Bay Lane
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
 (410) 939-2910
 Fax: (410) 939-2913
 Email: wlnorris@hotmail.com


Wayne Norris

Equipment: 60" 3-roll calender, mixing mills, extruder

Services offered: Calendering, custom mixing, extruding

Mixing capabilities: All polymers except silicone, black and non-black

Capacity: 2 million pounds per year

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
AirBoss of America
16441 Yonge St.
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada L3X2G8
 (905)751-1188
 Fax: (905)751-1101
 Website: www.airbossofamerica.com


Robert Hagerman, president and CEO; Robert Dodd, executive vice president
Branch plants/factories:
AirBoss Rubber Compounding
101 Glasgow St.
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2G 4X8
 Phone: (519)576-5565
 Fax: (519)576-1315


Robert Dodd, executive vice president; John Tomins, VP sales & marketing; John Bergman, VP purchasing; Don Mcrae, technical manager; Suzanne Fortin, quality manager; Cindy Andrade, purchasing manager

Equipment: 5 mixers, gear pump/extruder, strainer, strip auto piler

Base stocks used: Natural and synthetic polymers

Capacity: 180 million pounds

AirBoss Rubber Compounding

500 AirBoss Parkway

Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Phone: (252)826-4919

Fax: (252)826-4994

Britton Ledford, plant manager

Jeff Branham, senior process engineer/chemist

Equipment: GK320 Mixer

Capacity: 50 million pounds (See ad on page 7)
APV Engineered Coatings
1390 Firestone Parkway
Akron, OH 44301 (330) 773-8911
 Fax: (330) 773-1028
 Website: www.apvcoatings.com
 Email: sales@apvcoatings.com


Erin Brown

Equipment: 140 different grinding, mixing and blending pieces of equipment

Mixing capabilities: Batch sizes from 1 gallon to 6,000 gallons, 50 CPS to 2,000,000

Services offered: Private label, packaging, blending, manufacturing, specialty engineered products

Capacity: 12 million gal.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Alloy Polymers, Inc.
3310 Deepwater Terminal Rd.
Richmond, VA 23234 (804) 232-8000
 (804) 232-0286


S. Pahuja, president

Equipment: Eleven lines--twin screw high intensity mixers

Mixing capabilities: Specialize in engineering polymers

Capacity: 83 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes
American Biltrite (Canada) Ltd.
200 Bank St.
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 4K3
 (819) 829-3300
 Fax: (877) 271-1751
 Email: gp@american-biltrite.com


Equipment: Two mixers, calender, roller-head extruder, preformer

Mixing capabilities: Black and colors for all elastomers except silicone

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
American Phoenix, Inc.
800 Wisconsin St., #11
Eau Claire, WI 54703 (715) 831-0966
 Fax: (715) 831-0968
 Email: info@apimixing.com


Equipment: Mixers, mills, strip stackers

Mixing capabilities: SBR, natural rubber

Capacity: 300 million lbs. per year

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Avon Custom Mixing Service
55 High St.
Holbrook, MA 02343
 (781) 767-0511
 Fax: (781) 767-0619


Timothy E. Nestor, VP

Equipment: Two #11 and one 3A internal mixer, several calenders, two roll mills and one 8-1/2" x 42" roller die extruder

Mixing capabilities: All polymers, separate facilities for mixing blacks to prevent contamination of non-blacks and colors, 12" x 15" strainer/extruder on-line at non-black mixer, mill mixing of small quantities available

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Biltrite Industries
170 North Queen St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9C 1A8
 (416) 626-0700; (800) 565-5875
 (416) 626-5156; (800) 561-9657
 Website: www.biltriteindustries.com
 Email: kcalitzo@biltriteindustries.com


Katherine Calitzo

Equipment: Calenders, extruders, internal mixers, mills, mixers and slitters

Services offered: Custom mixing, recipe development

Mixing capabilities: NR, BR, SBR, IR, CR, NBR, CIIR, IIR, EPDM

Capacity: 80 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Branch:
1300 Morrical Blvd.
Findlay, OH 45840 (800) 677-3578
 (419) 420-7300
 Fax: (419) 420-0500
 Website: www.biltriteindustries.com
 Email: tbesse@biltriteindustries.com


Tonya Besse

Equipment: Calenders, extruders, internal mixers, mills, mixers, slitters

Services offered: Custom mixing, recipe development

Mixing capabilities: NR, BR, SBR, IR, CR, NBR, CIIR, IIR, EPDM

Capacity: 60 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Blair Rubber Co.
5020 Panther Parkway
Seville, OH 44273 (330) 769-5583
 Fax: (330) 769-9334
 Website: www.blairrubber.com
 Email: sales@blairrubber.com


Equipment: Internal mixer and open mill, calendering, slitter, autoclaves

Mixing capabilities: NR, nitrile, EPDM, polychloroprene, chlorobutyl, butyl, Hypalon, SBR

Capacity: 6 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Britannia Rubber Mfg. Ltd.
1676 Britannia Rd. East
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4W 1J2
 (905) 564-0582
 Fax: (905) 564-0585
 Website: www.britanniarubber.com
 Email: sales@britanniarubber.com


Equipment: Mixer, 3-roll calender, mixing mills, strip cooler/stacker

Mixing capabilities: 2.1 million lbs./year Services offered: Custom mixing, calendering, stripping

Capacity: 2.1 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Bruckman Rubber Co.
101 South St. Joseph Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901 (402) 463-3129
 Fax: (402) 463-3406
 Website: www.bruckmanrubber.com
 Email: sales@bruckmanrubber.com


Equipment: Tilt body dispersion mixer, mills, extruders, roller head die, strip cutters

Mixing capabilities: Silicone, SBR, EPDM, FKM, nitrile, natural, polyisoprene, polynorbornene, polychloroprene, etc.

Services offered: mixing (black and white, colored), strip, slab, extruder

Capacity: 11 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Burke Industries, Inc.
2250 South 10th St.
San Jose, CA 95112
 (800) 669-7010, x376
 Fax: (408) 280-0938
 Email: moshfegh@burkeind.com


Equipment: #00, #3, #9 and #11 mixers, 48", 60" and 84" mills, 24", 36" and 66" calenders, preformer, 72" x 72" die cutter, rewinders and slitters, autoclave

Mixing capabilities: All types Capacity: 35-40 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Caterpillar, Inc.
100 NE Adams St.
Peoria, IL 61629-9310 (309) 636-1063
 Fax: (309) 636-1005
 Website: www.cat.com
 Email: fogarty_peter_K@cat.com


Equipment: 27D mixer

Mixing capabilities: NR and synthetics

Capacity: 100 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Central Rubber Co.
844 E. Jackson St.
Belvidere, IL 61008 (815) 544-2191
 Fax: (815) 544-6881
 Web: www.centralrubbercompany.com


Services offered: Custom colored rubber milled to customer specifications or ours

Mixing capabilities: All non-black custom rubber compounds, with polymers used--NR, SBR, polychloroprene, Hypalon, nitrile, EPDM, silicone, butyl, urethane and nitrile/pvc

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Chardon Rubber Co.
373 Washington St.
Chardon, OH 44024 (440) 285-2161
 Fax: (440) 286-8422
 Email: nsouvey@chardonrubber.com


Equipment: Mills, mixers, internal mixers, extruders, Barwells, calenders

Mixing capabilities: Most elastomers

Services offered: Mixing, recipe development, full processing and physical testing

Capacity: 25 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Cri-Sil Silicone Technologies, LLC
359 Hill St.
Biddeford, ME 04005-3949
 (800) 290-9192; (207) 283-6422
 Fax: (207) 283-6551
 Email: info@crisil-silicones.com


Equipment: Sigma blade mixers, planetary mixers, mills, extruders, calenders

Mixing capabilities: Silicone and fluorosilicone, HCR and LSR, bases and dispersions

Capacity: 16-18 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Cri-Tech Division
Immix Technologies, LLC
85 Winter St.
Hanover, MA 02339-2553
 (800) 826-5699; (781) 826-5600
 Fax: (781) 826-5770
 Email: bberg@immixtech.com
 Website: www.immixtechnologies.com


Equipment: Three #3 mixers, two 84" mills, two 60" mills, 40" mill, two refiners, extruder 3-1/2"

Mixing capabilities: Fluoroelastomer compounds, alloys, dispersions, HNBR compounds, FDA grade elastomers

Capacity: 6 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Depco Inc.
20 Newton Place
Hauppauge, NY 11788-4752
 (631) 582-1995
 Fax: (631) 582-2015


Equipment: Mills and mixers

Mixing capabilities: Exclusively silicone

Capacity: 1 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Dow Corning
Corporate Headquarters
2200 W. Salzburg Rd.
P.O. Box 994
Midland, MI 48686-0994
 (989) 496-4000
 Fax: (989) 496-4586

Midwestern Region
U.S. 6 Hwy.--East
Kendallville, IN 46755 (260) 347-5813


Dave Jurkiewicz, gen. mgr.

Equipment: Mills, extruders, dough mixers, development lab

Mixing capabilities: Silicones, fluorosilicones, color masterbatches

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Western Region
20832 Currier Rd.
Walnut, CA 91789 (909) 595-6331


Sandra Cuellar, technical manager

Equipment: Mills, extruders, dough mixers, full lab

Mixing capabilities: Silicones, fluorosilicones, color masterbatches

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Dyna-Mix, Inc.
P.O. Box 369
Country Club Rd.
Grafton, WV 26354 (800) 255-2681
 Fax: (304) 265-5104
 Website: www.dyna-mix.com
 Email: Dmohr@dyna-mix.com


Dave Mohr, contact

Equipment: One 270 6-wing rotor, one 270 4-wing rotor and two #11 internal mixers; variable speed mixers and dual mill take offs; straining, rubber granulating and Barwelling

Services offered: Custom mixed rubber (black and color), all polymers except silicone, granulating, straining and preforming capabilities

Mixing capabilities: All general purpose polymers

Capacity: 120 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Branch:
P.O. Box 4726
S. Lyons St.
Tyler, TX 75712 (800) 527-8403
 Fax: (903) 596-7532
 Email: dminick@dyna-mix.com


David Minick, mgr. manufacturing services

Equipment: One 270 4-wing, variable speed mixer and dual mill take off; one kneader 110-300 tilt; 50" mill

Services offered: Custom mixed rubber (black and color), all polymers except silicone

Mixing capabilities: All general purpose polymers

Capacity: 40 million lbs.
Eagle Elastomer, Inc.
70 Cuyahoga Falls Industrial Pkwy.
Peninsula, OH 44264
 (330) 923-7070
 Fax: (330) 923-4005
 Website: www.eagleelastomer.com
 Email: eagle1@eagleelastomer.com


Regan McHale, president; Neil McHale, VP of operations; Liam McHale, sales, custom mixing div.

Equipment: Internal mixer, mills, extruders, autoclaves and curing oven

Mixing capabilities: 100 lb. batches of fluoroelastomer compounds

Capacity: 1 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes (See ad below)
Eaton Corporation
860 Blankenship Rd.
Newbern, AK 38059 (731) 627-2531
 Fax: (731) 627-6165
 Website: www.eaton.com
 Email: douglasrfortman@eaton.com


Equipment: Various

Mixing capabilities: NR, EPDM, SBR, NBR, CR, CSM, ECO, BR, IR, HNBR, EPM, XNBR

Services offered: Custom mixing

Capacity: 74 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Elastomer Processing Corp.
Division of Rotation Dynamics
2448 West 24th St.
Chicago, IL 60608 (773) 254-4039
 Fax: (773) 254-6768


Equipment: #9 mixer, 84" mill, five 60" mills, 60" calender, 50" calender, extruders

Services offered: Custom rubber mixing

Mixing capabilities: All types excluding silicone

Capacity: 10 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
EPG/Kansas City Plant
2035 Washington St.
Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 842-7377
 Fax: (816) 471-0958


Robert L. Peterson, mgr.
Excel Polymers LLC
World Headquarters
6521 Davis Ind. Pkwy.
Solon, OH 44139 (440) 715-7000
 Fax: (440) 715-7012
 Website: www.excel-polymers.com


Equipment: Mixers, internal mixers, variable mills, calenders, extruders

Mixing capabilities: Custom formulations, full development and testing labs, straining pelletization, all elastomers including FKM, color and black mixing, chemical dispersions, color masterbatches, pre-weighs, Chase Elastomer roll compounds

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Manufacturing facilities:
8311 Sorenson Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
 (562) 945-1241
 Fax: (562) 698-7818

14330 Kinsman Rd.
Burton, OH 44021 (440) 834-4644
 (800) 237-8649
 Fax: (440) 834-5524

150 S. Connell Ave.
Dyersburg, TN 38024 (731) 285-4353
 Fax: (731) 287-3098

P.O. Box 377
260 Old State Rt. 34
Jonesborough, TN 37659
 (423) 753-2196
 Fax: (423) 753-3379

Chase Elastomers
635 Tower Dr.
Kennedale, TX 76060 (817) 483-9797
 Fax: (817) 483-1978

EXLP Global
S.A. de C.V.; and EXLP Global (Mexico)
Services
S.A. de Division of Excel Polymers LLC
LaNoir 115
Parque Industrial Queretaro
C.P. 76220, Santa Rosa Jauregui
Qeuretaro, Mexico
 (011) 52 442-211-3500
 Fax: (011) 52-442-211-3501

EXPL Global (UK), Ltd.
Division of Excel Polymers LLC
Unit E303--Warmco Industrial Estate
Manchester Rd.
Mossley, Lancashire U.K. OL5 9XA
 44 (0) 1 457-834-835
 Fax: 44 (0) 1 457-834-843

EXLP Global (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Division of Excel Polymers LLC
No. 451, Yuanzhong Rd.,
Nanhui Industrial Zone
Shanghai, 201300, China
 86-21-68009876

EXLP Global (Fishan) Co. Ltd.
Division of Excel Polymers LLC
10E Hui Hao Ge, No 148 Qing Hui Rd.
Daliang JieDao, Shunde District
Foshan City, Guangdong Province,
528300, China 86-21-68009876

Gayson SDI
30 Second St., SW
Barberton, OH 44203 (330) 848-9200
 Fax: (330) 848-3411
 Website: www.gayson.com


Robert C. Bradley, Frank Manello, Robert Droman, co-owners

Equipment: Mixer, 2-roll and 3-roll mills

Mixing capabilities: Silicone dispersions, colors, catalysts, additives, liquid silicone colors

Capacity: 2 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Gel Concepts LLC
30 Leslie Ct.
Whippany, NJ 07981 (973) 884-8995
 Fax: (973) 884-1331
 Website: www.gelconcepts.com
 Email: info@gelconcepts.com


Services offered: Custom elastomeric materials and gels

Capacity: 7 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
GoldKey Processing, Inc.
14910 Madison Rd.
Middlefield, OH 44062
 (440) 632-0901
 Fax: (440) 632-0929
 Website: www.goldkey-us.com
 Email: ed.seeley@goldkey-us.com;
 dale.wagner@goldkey-us.com


Randy Simpson, managing director; Edward Seeley, mgr. sales & marketing; Dale Wagner, mgr. sales & marketing

Equipment: One Krupp GK250, two Shaw K6A mixers with multi mill takeoff, one Krupp GK45E pilot mixer

Services offered: Custom rubber mixing

Mixing capabilities: Natural rubber and all synthetic polymers except silicone

Capacity: 95 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Goldsmith & Eggleton, Inc.
300 First St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281 (330) 336-6616
 (800) 321-0954
 Fax: (330) 336-1072
 Website: www.goldsmith-eggleton.com
 Email: reggleton@goldsmith-eggleton.
 com


Rob Eggleton, VP sales & mktg.

Equipment: F-270 and #11 intemal mixers Services offered: Carbon black masterbatches

Mixing capabilities: Industry standard SBR BMB, as well as EPDM, IR, SBR/ BR and customer proprietary masterbatches

Capacity: 65-70 mm lbs./year

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes (See ad on page 49)
Graphic Arts Rubber, Inc.
101 Ascot Pkwy.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
 (330) 923-4101
 Fax: (330) 923-4464
 Email: info@graphicartsrubber.com
 Website: www.graphicartsrubber.com


Glen Hoffman, president

Equipment: Four 60" mills, 54" calender, 24" calender and slitters, one 84" mill, strainer, extruder, 66" calender, strip stock capabilities

Services offered: Mixing, calendering and development

Mixing capabilities: All--no free black; custom calendering

Capacity: 5 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Hawkins Industrial Resource Co.
1001 East 18th St,
Muncie, IN 47302 (765) 282-6021
 Fax: (765) 288-2490

Darryal Hawkins
 Email: hirc1@iquest.net


Equipment: 16", 42" and 60" mills and #1 internal mixer

Services offered: Specializing in small batch custom mixing: 5 lbs. and up

Mixing capabilities: SBR, EPDM, EVA, natural, Viton, Vamac, Hypalon, nitrile, hydrogenated nitrile, carboxylated nitrile, millable urethane
Hexagon Polymers Compounding
Sprl (Thona)
Industriestrasse 36
B-4700 Eupen, Belgium
 (32) 87-59-54-30
 Fax: (32) 87-74-44-73

Branches:
Hexagon Polymers S.R.O. (Thona)
Sumperska Ulice 1344
78391 Unicov
Czech Republic 420-585-004011
 Fax: 420-585-053568

Hexagon Polymers Compounding
NC Inc. (Thona)
280 Crawford Rd.
Statesville, NC 28625 (704) 872-1585
 Fax: (704) 872-7243

Hexagon Polymers Compounding, ULC
(Thona)
1635 Industrial Blvd.
Magog, Quebec, Canada J1X 5B3
 (819) 843-7802
 Fax: (819) 843-3501

Hexagon Polymers Compounding
GmbH (GFD Technology)
Ottostrasse 34
D-41836 Huckelhoven-Baal
Germany (49) 2433-97550
 Fax: (49) 2433-97-55-99

Hexagon Polymers Compounding (Qingdao)
Co., Ltd.
Lin-Gang Economic Development Zone
266431, Jiaonan, Qingdao, China
 (86) 532-81731118
 Fax: (86) 532-81731119

Hexagon Polymer Compounding S.A.
de C.V.
Av. Japon 302
Parque Industrial San Fancisco
San Francisco de los Romo, Aguascalientes,
Mexico, CP 20300

 Email: info@hpe-mx.com

Gislaved Gummi AB
Box 522
SE--332 28 Gislaved
Sweden (46) 371-848-00
 Fax: (46) 371-848-88


Equipment: Internal mixers with intermeshing technology and advanced downstream equipment including inline strainer technology and pelletizing

Services offered: Production, R&D, technical customer support

Mixing capabilities: All synthetic and natural rubber including special polymers; black and color compounds

Capacity: 140,000 tons

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Kardoes Rubber Co.
P.O. Box 350
1061 Lafayette Ind. Park
Lafayette, AL 36862 (334) 864-0777
 Fax: (334) 864-0776
 Email: kardoesrubber@mindspring.com


Equipment: S-268 mixer, 76" 4-roll calender and two 3700 mixers

Mixing capabilities: NR, SBR, EPDM, CR, NBR, PBD and IR

Capacity: 200 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Kirkhill Mfg. Company
12023 Woodruff Ave.
Downey, CA 90241 (562) 803-1117
 Fax: (562) 803-3117

Athens Plant
215 Oneta St.
Athens, GA 30601 (706) 208-2966
 Fax: (706) 613-2232
 Website: www.rubbersales.com
 Email: ed@rubbersales.com


Pete Givens, John Doma or Ed Reker

Equipment: Internal mixer, mills, Barwells, full laboratory

Services offered: Custom mixing and preforming

Mixing capabilities: All polymers

Capacity: 85 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Laur Silicone, Inc.
4930 S. M-18
Beaverton, MI 48612-9181
 (989) 435-7400
 Fax: (989) 435-7707
 Email: laursilicone@laursilicone.com


Daniel T. Laur, president

Equipment: Mills, double arm mixers, preforming strainers, calenders, liquid rubber mixing machine

Mixing capabilities: Exclusively silicone; all silicones including liquids

Capacity: 1.5 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Lauren Manufacturing
2228 Reiser Ave. SE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
 (330) 339-3373
 Fax: (330) 339-1515
 Website: www.lauren.com
 Email: speters@lauren.com


Equipment: Skinner/Shaw Intermesh K5 mixer

Services offered: Rubber compounding extrusion, molding and services, in-line straining and pelletizing of compounds

Mixing capabilities: Dense and sponge rubber, black and color compounds, converted strips for 20" to 1" wide.

Capacity: 16-18 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Branch:
LMI Custom Mixing
804 Byesville Rd.
Cambridge, OH 43725. (740) 435-0444
 Fax: (740) 435-0909

Mohican Industries, Inc.
1130 Myers Parkway
Ashland, OH 44805 (419) 289-6444
 Fax: (419) 281-0192
 Email: mohican@bright.net


Equipment: Open mill and mixers

Mixing capabilities: Polymers

Capacity: 5 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Mountville Rubber, Inc.
1602 Orchard Hill Rd.
LaGrange, GA 30240 (800) 448-8492
 Fax: (706) 845-7757
 Website: www.mountvillerubber.com
 Email: jsmith@mountvillerubber.com


John R. Smith, president

Black line:

Equipment: S-268L mixer, two wing rotor, variable speed.

Mixing capabilities: All elastomers with the exception of silicone

Capacity: 35 million pounds

Color line:

Equipment: 110 tilt mixer, two wing rotor, variable speed, straining capability

Mixing capabilities: All elastomers with the exception of silicone

Capacity: 9 million pounds

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
National Rubber Corp.
2669 Industrial Blvd.
Bethel Park, PA 15102. (412) 831-6100
 Fax: (412) 831-6300
 Website: www.nationalrubber.com
 Email: natrubber@aol.com


Equipment: Extruder, curing line, mixer, open mixing mill, press, vulcanizer, postcure oven, cutter, puller, clicker press, die cutting, punching equipment, lab

Services offered: Extruded, molded, die cut, rubber to metal bonded parts and secondary fabrication

Capacity: 3,000 lbs. per day
Natrochem, Inc.
P.O. Box 1205
Savannah, GA 31402-1205
 (912) 236-4464
 Fax: (912) 236-1919
 Website: www.natrochem.com
 Email: agrady@natrochem.com


Ann Grady

Equipment: Two mixers, two reactors

Mixing capabilities: Toll processing of dry liquid concentrates and blending operations

Capacity: 20 tons per day

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Pelmor Laboratories Inc.
401 Lafayette St., P.O. Box 309
Newtown, PA 18940 (215) 968-3334
 Fax: (215) 968-3676
 Email: sales@pelmor.com


Equipment: Clicking machines, coolers, deflashing equipment, dies, extruders, grinders, lathes, mills, mixers, molds, ovens, platens, compression molding presses, injection molding presses, transfer molding presses, slitters, electric autoclave, 1B mixer, roll mills

Mixing capabilities: Generally all types, specializing in fluoroelastomers

Capacity: 500,000 lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Pinnacle Elastomeric Technology
5336 BBS Way
Braselton, GA 30517 (770) 967-4111
 Fax: (770) 967-2100
 Website: www.pinnacleelastomers.com
 Email: info@pinnacleelastomers.com


Bobby Rathbun

Equipment: Mixing mills

Services offered: Fluoroelastomer and HNBR mixing

Mixing capabilities: Open mill, slab, strip or cord

Capacity: 2.4 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Polymerics, Inc.
2828 Second St.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
 (330) 928-2210
 Fax: (330) 928-8819


Joseph Arhar, president; Tim Samples, VP; Richard Strong, director of sales; Roy Wagner, director of purchasing

Services offered: Custom rubber mixing, dispersions, chemical blends

Mixing capabilities: Most polymers

Equipment: #9 mixer, #3 mixer, 60" mill, 84" mill, extruder

Capacity: 24 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Branches:
Polymerics Inc.
1540 St. Clair Ave.
Kent, OH 44240 (330) 677-1131
 Fax: (330) 677-0999


Polymerics Rubber Jiangsu, Ltd. Zhengjiang, China (See ad on this page)
Portage Precision Polymers, Inc.
215 W. Lake St.
Ravenna, OH 44266 (330) 296-6327
 Fax: (330) 296-6398
 Website: www.pppmixing.com
 Email: rhartley@pppmixing.com


Rick Hartley

Equipment: Internal mixer, 84" mill, 60" mill, 66" 3-roll calender

Services offered: Custom polymer mixing and compound development

Mixing capabilities: EPDM, NBR, natural, SBR, PBD, polyisoprene, butyl, halobutyl, CSM, polychloroprene, FKM, HNBR

Capacity: 24 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
PPD Rubtech
400 Raymond
Waterville, Quebec, Canada JOB 3H0
 (819) 837-2491
 Fax: (819) 837-1095
 Email: sales@ppdgroup.com


Equipment: Variable mixer, 6 wing mixer, variable mills, calender, preformer

Mixing capabilities: All except silicone

Capacity: 15 million kg/year

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Preferred Rubber Compounding
1020 Lambert St.
Barberton, OH 44203 (330) 798-4790
 Fax: (330) 798-4795
 Email: KenAdair@preferredrubber.com
 Website: www.preferredrubber.com


Equipment: Internal mixers, mills, extruder, strainer, full development and testing labs

Mixing capabilities: All heat-curing rubber polymers, color mixing

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Branches:
2130 U.S. Hwy. 78
P.O. Box 245
Tallapoosa, GA 30176 (770) 574-2321
 (800) 277-8231
 Fax: (770) 574-5315
 Email: KenAdair@preferredrubber.com
 Website: www.preferredrubber.com


Ken Adair, sales mgr.

Equipment: #11, F270, Shaw K6A and tilt mixers, calenders, strainer, extruders, pelletizer, cutters

Services offered: Custom compounding, chemical dispersions, calendering, pelletizing, straining

Mixing capabilities: All polymers except silicone

Capacity: 125+ million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Huntingdon Division
55 Associated Way
P.O. Box 765
Huntingdon, TN 38344
 (731) 986-2271
 Fax: (731) 986-2273


Jim Knight, plant mgr.

Equipment: #11 mixers, F-270 mixer

Mixing capabilities: All polymers except silicone

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
ProBlend Division
165 County Rd. 33
P.O. Box 125
Fruithurst, AL 36262 (256) 579-2800
 Fax: (256) 579-7403


Larry Lorren, plant manager

Equipment: 55 liter mixer, dry blender, pelletizer and preformer, 60" mill, strainer, extruder

Mixing capabilities: All polymers except silicone

Capacity: 8 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
R&S Processing Co., Inc.
15712 Illinois Ave.
P.O. Box 2037
Paramount, CA 90723-8037
 (562) 531-1403
 Fax: (562) 531-4318
 Website: www.rsprocessing.com


Karen Kelly, president

Equipment: #11, #9 and #4 mixers (black), and #4 mixer (colors)

Mixing capabilities: Most elastomers

Capacity: 35 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes (See ad on page 12)
Rainbow Mastermixing LLC
467 Dan St.
Akron, OH 44310-3906
 (330) 374-1810
 Fax: (330) 374-1812
 Website: www.rainbowmastermixing.com
 Email: tlowe@rainbowmastermixing.com


Tim Lowe, gen. mgr.

Equipment: 60" rubber mills, 42" rubber mill, ODRs, tensile and Mooney testers

Services offered: Color matching, compounding

Mixing capabilities: All types, specializing in fluoroelastomers

Capacity: 1.5 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Reiss Manufacturing Inc.
1 Polymer Place
P.O. Box 60
Blackstone, VA 23824 (434) 292-1600
 Fax: (434) 292-1757
 Website: www.reissmfg.com
 Email: reissmfg@reissmfg.com


Allen Johnson, sales and marketing

Services offered: Custom and standard formulating and mixing of silicone, fluorosilicone; molded compounds including silicone, fluorosilicone, Viton, fluorocarbon and EPDM rubber; extruded profiles and tubings; calendered roll goods; laminates, die cut, splicing and other fabricated functions; molding by compression, injection, transfer and liquid injection; fabrication; solids, sponge and foams, registered to ISO 9001:1994/TS16949 lab testing, prototype design, in house mold design and manufacturing

Equipment: Internal mixer, mills, extruders, presses, calenders, clicker dies

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Robbins LLC
3415 Thompson St.
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
 (800) 633-3312
 Fax: (800) 321-7918
 Website: www.robbinsllc.com
 Email: bconner@robbinsllc.com


Billy Conner
Tallapoosa Division
280 Pequanoc Dr.
Tallapoosa, GA 30176 (770) 574-7341
 Fax: (770) 574-5570


Equipment: Krupp GK-250E, F370, F270, #12, #15, #11 mixers, 84" mill, 100" mill, and 72" 4-roll calendering, autoclaves, extruders, mills, mixers and presses

Mixing capabilities: All grades Services offered: Custom formulations, full development and testing, color mixing, compounding, calendering, extrusion, molding and autoclave curing

Capacity: 300 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes (See ad on page 43)
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc.
1150 Damar Dr.
Akron, OH 44305 (330) 630-9460
 Fax: (330) 630-2857
 CSR Fax: (330) 630-3150
 shinetsusilicones.com


Jim Agee, national sales manager, Tony Kondo, plant mgr.

Equipment: doughmixers, internal mixer, dispersion mixers, open 2-roll mills, extruders

Mixing capabilities: Silicone

Services offered: Custom compounder of silicone HLR

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Silmix-California
Division of Wacker Chemical
13910 Oaks Ave.
Chino, CA 91710
 (909) 590-8822
 Fax: (909) 627-2926
 Website: www.wacker.com/silmix
 Email: info.silmix-ca@wacker.com


Raman Trikala, director

Equipment: Mills, extruders, calenders, internal mixer

Services offered: Compound development and custom mixing

Mixing capabilities: Silicone and fluorosilicone

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Silmix-Ohio
Division of Wacker Chemical
2215 International Parkway
North Canton, OH 44720
 (330) 688-4816
 Fax: (330) 688-6561
 Website: www.silmix.com
 Email: info.silmix-oh@wacker.com


David Greenwell, director

Equipment: Mills, extruders, calenders, internal mixer

Services offered: Compound development and custom mixing

Mixing capabilities: Silicone and fluorosilicone

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Solar Compounds Corp.
1201 West Blancke St.
Linden, NJ 07036 (908) 862-2813
 Fax: (908) 862-8061
 Website: www.solarcompounds.com
 Email: sales@solarcompounds.com


Services offered: Mixing and compounding, formulation development and manufacture

Mixing capabilities: High speed and shear, low speed, solids and caulks

Capacity: Greater than 10 million

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Soucy Techno Inc.
2550, St-Roch Road South
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1N 2R6
 (819) 864-4284
 Fax: (819) 864-6352
 Website:
 www.soucygroup.com/web/techno/index
 Email: andre.archambault@soucygroup.com


Andre Archambault

Equipment: Mixers, extruders and calender

Mixing capabilities: Most elastomers

Services offered: Mixing, calendering, preforming, compounding

Capacity: Rubber, 30 million lbs./yr.; plastic, 30 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Specialized Technology Resources
10 Water St.
Enfield, CT 06082 (860) 749-8371
 (877) str-labs
 Fax: (860) 749-8234
 Website: www.stdab.com
 Email: strsales@strus.com


Equipment: Mixers, mills, extruders, pelletizers, full lab, injection molding and testing services

Mixing capabilities: Most elastomers and polymeric compounds including thermosets

Capacity: Lab scale--up to 100 lbs. per compound

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Standard Rubber Products
S&D Rubber Co., Division
P.O. Box 1157
W. Hanover, MA 02339-7157
 (617) 878-2626


John Davis, president

Equipment: Three #9 mixers, two mix mills (60" and 84"), two strainers (4" and 8"), #11 mixer

Mixing capabilities: All polymers

Capacity: 15 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Trostel, Ltd.
736 Executive Dr.
Whitewater, WI 53190 (262) 472-6612
 Fax: (262) 473-6966
 Email: szymborski@trostel.com


Mike Szymborski

Equipment: K-5 Intermix, internal mixer, coldfeed extruder/cutter

Mixing capabilities: Custom rubber mixing, rubber preforming

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
U.S. Elastomer
161 Marble Mill Rd.
Marietta, GA 30060 (770) 424-4850
 (800) 394-8735
 Fax: (770) 425-6345
 Email: daveo@uselastomer.com


David O'Brien, plant manager

Equipment: 3D internal mixer, mills

Mixing capabilities: All except FKM

Services: Calendering and straining

Capacity: 6 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Valley Rubber Mixing, Inc.
520 S. Main St., Suite 2445
Akron, OH 44311 (330) 434-4442
 Fax: (330) 258-2016
 Website: www.valleyrubber.com
 Email: denniss@valleyrubber.com
 Email: derekb@valleyrubber.com


Dennis Salswimmer, VP; James Berresford, president; Derek Berresford, VP--Glo-Mold; John Allen, technical sales

Equipment: 60" mill, 84" mill and #3 internal mixer for black compounds; 60" mill, 84" mill, #4 mixer, 66" calender and 48" calender for all colors

Mixing capabilities: All polymers, all colors, most blacks, except silicone

Capacity: 25 million

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Valley Processing
Div. of Mitchell Rubber Products
491 Wilson Way
City of Industry, CA 91741
 (626) 961-0311
 Fax: (626) 968-2026
 Website: www.rubberworld.com/valleyprocessing


Email: sh@mrpvalleyprocessing.com Sy Hasan, v.p. of sales and technical services; Kevin Sarcon, manager of sales and technical services; Lori Escobar, customer service manager

Equipment: Two #11 internal mixers, #12 Boiling, #4 Boiling (non-blacks), 66" 4-roll calender, 60" 3-roll calender, preformer, strainer, extruders

Mixing capabilities: All of the solids and all colors

Capacity: 112 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes (See ad on page 52)
Viceroy Rubber & Plastics Ltd.
1655 DuPont St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6P 3T1
 (416) 762-1111
 Fax: (416) 762-0889
 Email: info@viceroyrubber.com


Equipment: Mixers, calender, autoclaves, mills, hydraulic compression presses

Mixing capabilities: Most elastomers

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Vulcan Corp.
1151 College St.
Clarksville, TN 37040 (800) 251-3415
 Fax: (931) 647-0789
 Website: www.vulcorp.com
 Email: vulcorp@bellsouth.net


Equipment: Mixers, mills, calender, sheet presses, sanders, splitters

Services offered: Vulcanized rubber sheeting and custom mixing, EVA and PE foams

Mixing capabilities: Most elastomers

Recipe development: yes
Wacker Silicones Corp.--Silmix
2215 International Parkway
North Canton, OH 44720
 (330) 688-4816
 Fax: (330) 688-6561
 Website: www.silmix.com
 Email: david.greenwell@wacker.com


David Greenwell

Equipment: Mills, extruders, calenders, internal mixer

Services offered: Compound development and custom mixing

Mixing capabilities: Silicone and fluorosilicone

Capacity: 8 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes (See ad on page 45)
Wayne County Rubber, Inc.
1205 E. Bowman St.
Wooster, OH 44691 (330) 264-5553
 Fax: (330) 262-7274
 www.waynecountyrubber.com
 Email: laurie@waynecountyrubber.com


Laurie Schang

Equipment: #11 internal mixers, 3-roll calenders, 4-roll calender, 45", 60" and four 84" mills, slitter

Mixing capabilities: All elastomers

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
West American Rubber, LLC
1413 Braden Court
Orange, CA 92868 (714) 532-3355
 Fax: (714) 774-8044
 Website: www.warco.com
 Email: lgonzalez@warco.com


Equipment: Two #11 mixers

Mixing capabilities: All solid polymers

Capacity: 24 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes

Custom Services
Abrasive Supply Company, Inc.
25240 State Route 172
Minerva, OH 44657 (330) 894-2818
 Fax: (330) 894-2626
 Email: polyblast@verizon.net


Rob Rouse

Equipment: Cryogenic and ambient deflashing/deburring/tumbling machine, blast cabinets, both manual and automatic

Services offered: Deflashing, deburring, tumbling
Adams/Renosol, LLC
1512 Woodland Dr.
Saline, MI 48176 (734) 944-4655
 Fax: (734) 944-5615
 Website: www.adams-renosol.com
 Email: info@adams-renosol.com


Equipment: Vinyl plastisol blending, tinting and testing equipment

Services offered: Custom formulation and tinting, manufacture and delivery

Capacity: Proprietary

Tech Service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Akron Dispersions, Inc.
3291 Sawmill Rd.
P.O. Box 4295
Akron, OH 44321 (330) 666-0045
 (800) 664-1455
 Fax: (330) 666-7842
 Email: sales@akrondispersions.com
 or jimfinn@akrondispersions.com


James C. Finn, president

Services offered: Aqueous dispersions and emulsions, chemical grinding, dry liquid dispersions

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes

(See ad on this page)
Akron Paint & Varnish Inc. (APV)
1390 Firestone Parkway
Akron, OH 44301 (330) 773-8911
 Fax: (330) 773-1028
 Email: sales@apvcoatings.com


Michael Corichie

Services offered: cement compounding, rubber marking inks, lubes/release agents, full range of waterbased products, contract manufacturing and packaging

Equipment: 140 different grinding, mixing and blending pieces of equipment Mixing capabilities: batch sizes from one gallon to 6,000, viscosities ranging from 50 cps to 3,000,000

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Aldon Corp.
221 Rochester St.
Avon, NY 14414 (800) 724-9877
 (585) 226-6177
 Fax: (585) 226-6919
 Website: www.aldon-chem.com
 Email: info@aldon-chem.com


Services offered: Carbon black re-packing, either into smaller sizes or into super sacks

Capacity: 1 million lbs./yr.
All-Tra Rubber Processing
154B Potomac Ave.
Tallmadge, OH 44278 (330) 630-1945
 Fax: (330) 630-1143


Services offered: Preforms for compression molding, pellets, extrusions

Equipment: Computer controlled preformer, take off and cooling system, coating equipment, mills, chillers, etc.

Technical service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Bedell-Kraus Flexographic Rubber
1350 Commerce Dr.
Stow, OH 44224 (800) 253-5556
 Fax: (800) 253-5557
 Email: awk@bedellkraus.com


Services offered: Custom mixing services, custom calendering, die cutting, flame proofing of fabrics, grinding of scrap rubber, flocking, saturating and waterproofing of fabrics
Biltrite Industries
170 North Queen St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9C 1A8
 (416) 626-0700; (800) 565-5875
 Fax: (416) 626-5156; (800) 561-9657


Tom Lennox, VP sales and marketing Services offered: Custom rubber mixing (black and colors), calender capabilities (both supported and unsupported goods), technical support, custom compounding and development

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Division:
Biltrite Industries
1300 Morrical Blvd.
Findlay, OH 45840 (419) 425-6456
 (800) 677-3578
 Fax: (419) 420-0500
 Email: mlemieux@biltriteindustries.com


Maurice Lemieux, VP and general mgr.

Services offered: Custom rubber mixing

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: no
Calendering Specialists, Inc.
1119 Commercial Blvd., South
Arlington, TX 76001 (817) 467-1200
 Fax: (817) 468-0963
 www.calenderingspecialists.thomasregister.com
 Email: csi@flash.net


Services offered: Custom calendering and custom slitting

Equipment: 60" mills, 66" calender, 72" calender, 66" slitter
Caloric Color Co.
176 Saddle River Ave.
Garfield, NJ 07026 (973) 471-4748
 Fax: (973) 471-4748


Services offered: Manufacturing dispersions for wire and cable tubing, Tefzel striping ink, TFE, FEP, inks
Chemsultants, Inc.
9079 Tyler Blvd.
Mentor, OH 44060 (440) 974-3080
 Fax: (440) 974-3081
 Email: info@adhesiveconsultants.com
 Website: www.adhesiveconsultants.com


Services offered: Consultants and testing services for the adhesive industry Recipe development: yes
The Crislip Corp.
8096 Hartman Rd.
Wadsworth, OH 44281. (330) 435-6381
 Fax: (330) 435-4869


Duaine L. Crislip, Jr., president

Services offered: Tank lining and tank lining applicator rubber

Equipment: Mills, calenders, autoclaves, air compressors, sand blasting equipment

Capabilities: Open mill
Cryogenic Deflashing Systems, Inc.
1701 E. Edinger Ave., Bldg. G-2
Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 564-1020
 Fax: (714) 564-1025
 www.cryogenicdeflashingsystems.com
 Email: cryogenicdeflashingsystemsinc@msn.com


Ruben Mendez, president

Services offered: Deflashing all different materials of rubber, plastic and metals; deburring, polishing of elastomer parts

Equipment: Cryogenic deflashing and deburring machines

Capacity: 35 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes

(See ad on page 62)
Dura Undercushions Ltd.
8525 Delmeade Rd.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4T 1M1
 (514) 737-6561
 Fax: (514) 342-7940
 Website: www.duracushion.com
 Email: info@dura-undercushions.com


Equipment: Grinders, curing oven

Services offered: 30 mesh rubber, underpadding, acoustical and sound control underlayment
Entropex
1390 Lougar Ave.
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada N7S 5N7
 (519) 332-0430
 Fax: (519) 332-8220


Derek Smith, president

Services offered: Reprocessing, dewatering
Great Lakes Rubber Co.
30573 Beck Rd.
P.O. Box 931099
Wixom, MI 48393 (248) 624-5710
 Fax: (248) 624-4770
 Website: www.greatlakesrubberco.com
 Email: don.demalllie@macvalves.com


Don DeMallie

Equipment: Mixer, 48" mills, compression, transfer and injection presses, form grinders, trim lathes, cryogenic deflasher

Services offered: Compounding, mixing, rubber testing, bonding rubber to metal, grinding, cryogenic deflashing

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Hiawatha Rubber Co.
1700 67th Ave. North
Minneapolis, MN 55430 (763) 566-0900
 Fax: (763) 566-9537
 Website: www.hiawatharubber.com
 Email: sales@hiawatharubber.com


Donna Zroka, sales mgr.

Equipment: 30 molding presses (including injection press), up to 42" x 42" platen, robotic CNC grinding, cylindrical grinding, three 60" mills, cryogenic deflasher, eight manufacturing cells

Services offered: Custom molded precision rubber rollers and rubber-to-metal bonded rubber parts and all rubber parts

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
ICG/Holliston
P.O. Box 478
Kingsport, TN 37662 (423) 357-6141
 Fax: (423) 357-8840
 Website: www.icgholliston.com
 Email: jscherf@holliston.com


Services offered: Release liner products
Littlern Corp.
77 Second St, SW
Barberton, OH 44203 (330) 848-8847
 Fax: (330) 848-8947
 Website: www.littlern.com
 Email: info@littlern.com


Ernie Puskas

Equipment: Powder blenders, grinding and packaging equipment

Services offered: Blending, grinding and packaging of additive chemicals

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Midwest Elastomers
700 Industrial Dr.
P.O. Box 412
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
 (419) 738-8844
 (877) 786-3539
 Fax: (419) 738-4411
 Website: www.midwestelastomers.com
 Email: epiland@midwestelastomers.com


Evan Piland, sales manager

Services offered: Cryogenic and ambient grinding of rubber and plastics

Tech service: yes
National Rubber Corp.
2669 Industrial Blvd.
Bethel Park, PA 15102. (412) 831-6100
 Fax: (412) 831-6300
 Website: www.nationalrubber.com
 Email: natrubber@aol.com


Equipment: Extruder, curing line, mixer, open mixing mill, press, vulcanizer, postcure oven, cutter, puller, clicker press, die cutting, punching equipment, lab

Services offered: Extruded, molded, die cut, rubber to metal bonded parts and secondary fabrication

Capacity: 3,000 lbs. per day
Passaic Rubber Co.
45 Demarest Dr., P.O. Box 505
Wayne, NJ 07474-0505
 (973) 696-9500
 Fax: (973) 696-0686
 Website: www.passaic.com
 Email:answers@passaic.com


Services offered: Contract manufacturing, roller manufacture, belting manufacture, custom calendering

Equipment: Calenders, lathes, slitters, presses
Bill Peltzman and Associates, Inc.
7157 S. Owens St.
Littleton, CO 80127 (303) 933-0317
 Fax: (303) 933-7089
 Email: wpeltzman@covad.net


Bill Peltzman, pres.

Services offered: Textile adhesion consulting and failure analysis, RFL adhesive

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
PolyGel
30 Leslie Ct,
Whippany, NJ 07981 (973) 884-3300
 Fax: (973) 884-1331
 Email: iarryk@polygel.com
 Equipment: Toll compounding equipment


Services offered: Compounding of TPE/ viscoelastic gels

Capacity: 1 million/year

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Polymer Valley Chemicals
1872 Akron Peninsula Rd.
Akron, OH 44313-9100
 (330) 945-6499
 Fax: (330) 945-6488
 www.polymervalleychemicals.com


Michael R. Beck

Equipment: Custom treating and coating, bagging equipment

Services offered: Custom treating and coating, custom bagging of mineral fillers and carbon blacks

Technical service: yes
Ponn Machine Cutting Company
20A Cross St.
Woburn, MA 01801 (781) 937-3373
 Fax: (781) 937-0372
 Website: www.rubberfabrication.com
 Email: mark@ponnmachine.com


Equipment: Punch presses, precos, tube slicers, waterjets, clickers, machine shop

Services offered: Die cutting, lathe cuts, custom gaskets

Capacity: 80%

Tech service: yes
Procex Ltd.
880 Cherry St.
P.O. Box 628
Kent, OH 44240 (330) 673-1114
 Fax: (330) 673-1115


Services offered: Removal of rubber, urethane, paints, polymers and adhesives
R.B.S.
12 Hodio Dr.
Ansonia, CT 06401-2644
 (203) 735-3550


Walter A. Mierzejewski

Services offered: On site roll blocking; grinding mill and calender rolls
Renosol Systems LLC
1512 Woodland Dr.
Saline, MI 48176 (734) 429-5418
 Fax: (734) 429-5351
 Website: www.renosol.com
 Email: info@renosol.com


Equipment: Polyurethane mixing

Services offered: Engineering, blending and tolling

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Rondy & Company
255 Wooster Rd. North
Barberton, OH 44203 (330) 745-9016
 Fax: (330) 745-4886
 Website: www.rondy.net
 Email: bmclaren@rondy.net


Services offered: Repelletizing, custom grinding, molding and mixing

Mixing capabilities: Internal mixer and mill mixing

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Branch:
Rondy & Company
584 Highway 28
Abbeville, SC 29620 (864) 459-9613

Salem-Republic Rubber Co.
475 W. California Ave.
Sebring, OH 44672 (800) 686-4199
 Fax: (330) 938-9809
 Email: srr@salem.republic.com
 Website: salem-republic.com


Drew Ney, pres.; Don McCaughtry, VP

Equipment: Processing machinery and equipment, mills, extruders, calenders, cutting equipment, dryers, hose-making machinery, lathes, vulcanizers

Services offered: Hand and machinemade hose, custom calendered rubber

Capacity: 2.5 million lbs.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Sparton Enterprises, Inc.
3717 Clark Mill Rd.
Barberton, OH 44203 (330) 745-6088
 Fax: (330) 745-5862


James Little, Jr., president

Equipment: Grinders, granulators, sifters and sizing equipment

Services offered: Rubber grinding, granulating, recycling
Specialized Technology Resources
10 Water St.
Enfield, CT 06082 (860) 749-8371
 (877) str-labs
 Fax: (860) 749-7533
 Website: www.strlab.com
 Email: ellen.bemben@strus.com


Services offered: Laboratory scale formulating and compounding services

Equipment: Mixers, mills, extruders, pelletizers, full lab, injection molding and testing services

Capacity: Up to 100 lbs. per compound

Tech service: yes--full laboratory

Recipe development: yes
TRC Industries, Inc.
1777 Commerce Dr.
Stow, OH 44224-1735 (330) 688-1583
 Fax: (330) 688-6561
 Email: richard.bowers@trcindustriesinc.com


Richard Bowers

Services offered: Reclaiming EPDM, SBR, butyl, natural, silicone and fluorosilicone rubber

Equipment: Grinders, mills, extruders, autoclaves

Capacity: 10 million lbs. reclaiming
Valpac, Inc.
1400 Industrial Park Rd.
Federalsburg, MD 21632
 (410) 754-7390
 Fax: (410) 754-7541
 Website: www.valpac.com
 Email: frank@valpac.com


Services offered: Formulating, pigmenting, contract/toll manufacturing

Equipment: High/low speed dispersing, compounding, low speed mixing, high speed dispersing, pigmenting, homogenizing, granulating, experience in water, solvent and 100% solids chemistries

Capacity: 20 million pounds

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
Wedco, Inc.
P.O. Box 397
Bloomsbury, NJ 08804
 (908) 479-4181
 Fax: (908) 479-4876


D.C. Cuomo, VP

Services offered: Size-reduction of thermoplastic elastomers and other plastics to fine particle sizes, also manufactures size-reduction systems and equipment

Capacity: 150,000 metric tons
West American Rubber, LLC
1413 Braden Court
Orange, CA 92868 (714) 532-3355
 Fax: (714) 774-2238
 Email: Igonzalez@warco.com
 Website: www.warco.com


Services offered: Complete laboratory including compound development and testing, calendering, cold and hot feed extrusion lines, microwave extrusion, splice, compression, transfer and injection molding with rubber-to-metal bonding

Capacity: 24 million lbs./yr.

Tech service: yes

Recipe development: yes
North American custom mixers--Ohio and Midwest

Ohio City Equipment

Company

APV Engineered Akron, OH Grinders, mixers,
 Coatings blenders

Biltrite Industries Findlay, OH Mixers, mills, calender,
 extruder

Blair Rubber Co. Seville, OH Mixer, mills, calendering

Chardon Rubber Chardon, OH Mixers, mills, extruders,
 calenders

Eagle Elastomers Peninsula, OH Mills, calenders, extruders

Excel Polymers Solon, OH Mixers, mills

Excel Polymers Burton, OH Mixers, FCM, mills, Barwell

Gayson Inc. Barberton, OH Mills

Gold Key Middlefield, OH Mixers
 Processing, Ltd.

Goldsmith & Wadsworth, OH Mixers
 Eggleton, Inc.

Graphic Arts Cuyahoga Mills, calenders, slitters
 Rubber Inc. Falls, OH

Lauren Manufacturing New Philadel- Mixers
 phia, OH

LMI Custom Mixing Cambridge, OH Mixers

Mohican Industries Ashland, OH Mills, mixers

Polymerics Inc. Cuyahoga Mixers, mills, extruder
 Falls, OH

Polymerics Inc. Kent, OH Mixers, mills, extruder

Portage Precision Ravenna, OH Mixer, mills, calender
 Polymers

Preferred Rubber Barberton, OH Mixers, mills, calenders

Rainbow Akron, OH Mills
 Mastermixing Inc.

Shin-Etsu Silicones Akron, OH Mixers, mills, extruders

Valley Rubber Akron, OH Mixer, mill ribbon blender
 Mixing Inc.

Wacker Silicones-- North Canton, OH Mills, mixers
 Silmix

Wayne County Rubber Wooster, OH Mills, calenders,

Midwest extruders, mixers

American Phoenix Eau Claire, WI Mixers, mills, strip
 stackers

Bruckman Rubber Co. Hastings, NE Mixers, mills, calenders

Caterpillar Peoria, IL Mixer, mills, extruder,
 die, cutters

Central Rubber Co. Belvidere, IL Mixer

Dow Corning Midland, MI Mills, extruders, mixers

Dow Corning Kendallville, IN Mills, extruders, mixers

Excel Polymers Novi, MI Mills, mixer

Elastomer Processing Chicago, IL Mixers, mills, calenders,
 extruders
Hawkins Industrial Muncie, IN Mills, mixer
 Resource

Laur Silicone Beaverton, MI Mills, mixers, strainers

Trostel, Ltd. Whitewater, WI Mixers

Ohio Capabilities

Company

APV Engineered 1 gallon to 6,000 gal, 50 CPS to
 Coatings 2,000,000

Biltrite Industries NR, BR, SBR, IR, CR, CIIR, IIR
 EPDM

Blair Rubber Co. Most elastomers

Chardon Rubber Most elastomers

Eagle Elastomers Fluoroelastomers

Excel Polymers Most rubbers/elastomers

Excel Polymers All rubber

Gayson Inc. Specialty silicones

Gold Key NR, SR, except silicone
 Processing, Ltd.

Goldsmith & SBR BMB, EPDM, IR, SBR/BR
 Eggleton, Inc.

Graphic Arts All no-free black
 Rubber Inc.

Lauren Manufacturing Dense and sponge rubber, black
 and color compounds

LMI Custom Mixing Black and color compounds
Mohican Industries Polymers
Polymerics Inc. Most elastomers

Polymerics Inc. Most elastomers

Portage Precision EPDM, NBR, NR, SBR, PBD, butyl,
 Polymers polyisoprene, CSM, polychloroprene

Preferred Rubber Heat-cured polymers

Rainbow All types
 Mastermixing Inc.

Shin-Etsu Silicones Silicone

Valley Rubber All polymers
 Mixing Inc.

Wacker Silicones-- Silicones, fluorosilicone
 Silmix

Wayne County Rubber All elastomers

Midwest

American Phoenix SBR, natural rubber

Bruckman Rubber Co. Most elastomers

Caterpillar Most elastomers

Central Rubber Co. NR, synthetics

Dow Corning Silicones

Dow Corning Silicones

Excel Polymers SBR, EPDM, EVA, NR, Viton, au-
 tomotive elastomers

Elastomer Processing All types excluding silicone

Hawkins Industrial Vamac, Hypalon, nitrile, urethane
 Resource

Laur Silicone Exclusively silicone

Trostel, Ltd. Most elastomers

North American custom mixers--Northeast, Mid-Atlantic regions

Northeast City Equipment
Company

Avon Custom Mixing Holbrook, MA Mixers, mills, extruder

Cri-Sil Silicone Biddeford, ME Mixers, mills, extruders
 Technologies

Cri-Tech, Div., Hanover, MA Mixers, mills, refiners,
 Immix Tech. extruders

Depco Inc. Hauppauge, NY Mills, mixers

Gel Concepts Whippany, NJ Compounding equipment

Passaic Rubber Co. Wayne, NJ Calenders, lathes,
 slitters, presses

Solar Compounds Linden, NJ Mixers

Specialized Enfield, CT Mixers, mills, extruders,
 Tech. Res. full lab

Specialty Ballston Mixers, extruders, mills,
 Silicone Prods. Spa, NY calenders, robotics,
 die cutting

Standard Rubber W. Hanover, MA Mixers, mills, strainers
 Products

Mid-Atlantic region

Advanced Polymer Havre de Calender, mills, extruder
 Grace, MD

Alloy Polymers Inc. Richmond, VA Mixers

Dyna-Mix Grafton, WV Mixers, mills

Hexagon Statesville, NC Mixers

Pelmor Laboratories Newtown, PA Mixers, mills, extruders
 Inc.

Reiss Manufacturing Blackstone, VA Mixer, mills, extruders,
 Inc. calenders

Northeast Capabilities
Company

Avon Custom Mixing All polymers

Cri-Sil Silicone Silicones and fluorosilicones
 Technologies

Cri-Tech, Div., Specialty polymers
 Immix Tech.

Depco Inc. Exclusively silicone

Gel Concepts Elastomeric materials and gels

Passaic Rubber Co.

Solar Compounds Solids and caulks

Specialized Most elastomers
 Tech. Res.

Specialty On request
 Silicone Prods.

Standard Rubber All polymers
 Products

Mid-Atlantic region

Advanced Polymer All polymers except silicone

Alloy Polymers Inc. Engineering polymers

Dyna-Mix All general elastomers

Hexagon All types

Pelmor Laboratories Most rubbers, fluoroelastomers
 Inc.

Reiss Manufacturing Most elastomers
 Inc.

North American custom mixers--Southeast, Southwest, West and Canada

Southeast City Equipment
Company

Eaton Corporation Newbern, TN Various

Excel Polymers Jonesboro, TN Mixers, FCM, mills, Barwell

Excel Polymers Dyersburg, TN Mixers, calenders, FCM,
 extruders, Boss kneaders

Hexagon Statesville, NC Mixers, mills

Kardoes Rubber Lafayette, AL Mixers, calenders

Kirkhill Athens, GA Mixers, mills

Mountville Rubber LaGrange, GA Mixers

Natrochem Savannah, GA Mixers

Pinnacle Braselton, GA Mills
 Elastomeric

Preferred Rubber Tallapoosa, GA Mixers, calenders,
 preformer, extruder

Preferred Rubber Huntingdon, TN Mixers

Preferred Rubber Fruithurst, AL Mixer, blender, pelletizer,
 preformer

Robbins LLC Muscle Shoals, AL; Mills, mixers, extruders,
 Tallapoosa, GA calender, autoclaves,
 presses

U.S. Elastomer Marietta, GA Mixers, mills

Vulcan Corp. Clarksville, TN Mixers, mills, calender,
 presses

Southwest, West

AC Products Placentia, CA Mixers

Burke Industries, San Jose, CA Mixers, mills, calenders,
 Inc. die cutter, rewinders
 and slitters,
 autoclave, preformer

Dow Corning Walnut, CA Mills, extruders, mixers

Dyna-Mix Tyler, TX Mixers

Excel Polymers Kennedale, TX Mills, extruders, mixers,
 calenders

Excel Polymers Santa Fe Mixers, mills
 Springs, CA

Kirkhill Mfg. Co. Downey, CA Mixer, mills, Barwells,
 full lab

R&S Processing Paramount, CA Mixers

Silmix-California Chino, CA Mills, extruders,
 calenders, internal
 mixer

Valley Processing City of Industry, Mixers, extruders, calender
 CA

West American Orange, CA Mixers
 Rubber

Canada Mixers

AirBoss Rubber Kitchener, Ontario Mixer, calender, extruders
 Comp.

American Biltrite Sherbrooke, Quebec Mixer, mills, calender,
 extruders

Biltrite Toronto, Ontario Mixers, extruders, calender
 Industries

Britannia Rubber Mississauga, Mixers
 Mfg. Ontario

Hexagon Magog, Quebec Mixers, calenders, mills

PPD Rubtech Waterville, Quebec Mixers, extruders, calender

Soucy Techno Inc. Sherbrooke, Quebec Mixers, calenders, mills

Southeast Capabilities
Company

Eaton Corporation Most elastomers

Excel Polymers All elastomers

Excel Polymers Thermoset, thermoplastic

Hexagon All elastomers except silicone

Kardoes Rubber Most elastomers

Kirkhill All polymers

Mountville Rubber All elastomers except silicone

Natrochem All elastomers - black and color

Pinnacle Mostly nitrile
 Elastomeric

Preferred Rubber Fluoroelastomers, HNBR

Preferred Rubber Most elastomers

Preferred Rubber Most elastomers

Robbins LLC Most elastomers
 Most elastomers

U.S. Elastomer All elastomers except fluoroelastomers

Vulcan Corp. Most elastomers

Southwest, West

AC Products All types

Burke Industries, All types
 Inc.

Dow Corning Silicones

Dyna-Mix All types

Excel Polymers Elastomers

Excel Polymers Silicone

Kirkhill Mfg. Co. All polymers

R&S Processing Most elastomers

Silmix-California Silicone and fluorosilicone

Valley Processing All solids, all colors

West American All solid polymers
 Rubber

Canada

AirBoss Rubber Most elastomers
 Comp.

American Biltrite All elastomers except silicone

Biltrite Most elastomers
 Industries

Britannia Rubber Most elastomers
 Mfg.

Hexagon All elastomers

PPD Rubtech Most elastomers

Soucy Techno Inc. Most elastomers
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