Aurora still on the hunt for acquisitions By FRANK ESPOSITO Aurora Plastics LLC purchased S&E Specialty Polymers of Lunenburg, Mass., in late 2017. Compounding firm Aurora Plastics LLC shows no signs of slowing its growth after purchasing Elastocon TPE Technologies Inc., Aurora’s fourth acquisition in two years. For Aurora, acquiring Springfield, Ill.-based Elastocon “increases our presence in thermoplastic elastomers and allows […]

Aurora Plastics Enhances Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) Capabilities

Acquisition of Illinois-based Elastocon TPE Technologies brings added depth to the Aurora Plastics portfolio of products. STREETSBORO, OHIO – April 15, 2019 – Advanced polymer company Aurora Plastics announces their acquisition of compounder Elastocon TPE Technologies, headquartered in Springfield, Illinois. The acquisition continues to expand Aurora Plastics’ comprehensive product line, bringing broader TPE compounding capabilities to […]

Aurora Plastics Appoints Senior Vice President of Sales

STREETSBORO, OH — April 12, 2019 — Aurora Plastics announces the appointment of Keith Dunlap as senior vice president of sales. Keith will be responsible for driving the company’s growth strategy and providing overall leadership across Aurora Plastics’ sales and commercial teams. He will support our efforts to identify new growth opportunities, while building and enhancing our […]

Aurora Plastics Completes Texas Facility Expansion

STREETSBORO, OH, February 28, 2019– Aurora Plastics, a global leader in PVC compounds headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio, unveiled the recent expansion and renovation of their 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located in Pasadena, Texas. The investment marks the company’s continued commitment to expanding the services and products offered to customers in the Western and Southern United States […]

Organizational Announcement

June 28, 2018 Please join me in welcoming Amandeep Sandhu, Accounting Manager, to Aurora Plastics effective June 25, 2018, reporting to me. In her role, Amandeep will assist with the overall operations of our accounting and financial processes, which include maintaining our daily and monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) reports, supporting our annual budgeting and […]

Aurora Plastics Appoints Senior Vice President of Operations

STREETSBORO, OH – January 10, 2018 – Aurora Plastics announces the appointment of Jeff Conard as senior vice president of operations. In his role, Jeff will execute the operations side of our growth strategy or value creation plan (VCP). His primary focus will be developing and executing an integrated manufacturing strategy. Jeff will be responsible for all […]

Aurora Plastics to Acquire JPI South Assets; Strategic Move Supports Growth and Enhanced Service

STREETSBORO, OH – May 1, 2018 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in thermoplastic compounds, today announced its plans to acquire assets of JPI South in Pasadena, Texas. As part of this transaction, Aurora Plastics has also entered into a long-term lease for the former JPI site, a strategic location. The move places Aurora Plastics […]

Aurora Plastics Unveils All New Brand Strategy; Keeps Customer Focus at the Forefront

STREETSBORO, OH – April 10, 2018 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in thermoplastic compounds, today announced its complete line of products and brand names, marking the most significant update to the brand in the company’s history. The new branding strategy integrates all of Aurora Plastics’ Products under one umbrella since making two strategic acquisitions […]

Aurora Plastics Announces Nexeo Solutions as the Company’s PVC Compounds Distributor for North America

STREETSBORO, Ohio, February 26, 2018 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds, announced today an agreement with Nexeo Solutions, Inc. (The Woodlands, Texas), to be the distributor of its industry-leading PVC compounds for the North American region, effective January 2018. Nexeo Solutions is a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, representing […]

Aurora Plastics Appoints New Staff Accountant

STREETSBORO, OH – December 18, 2017 – Aurora Plastics announces the appointment of Tracy Michelbrink to staff accountant. In her role, Tracy’s primary responsibility is to assist with the overall operations of Aurora Plastics’ financial processes, including accounts receivable and accounts payable. She will also be responsible for most of the accounting communication channels among […]