Aurora Plastics Announces New Plant Manager for its Marieville, Quebec Facility

STREETSBORO, OH – October 21, 2019 – Aurora Plastics announces the appointment of Sophie Chagnon as plant manager for the company’s Marieville, Quebec, facility. In her role, Sophie will be responsible for production, warehousing, logistics and facilities, with a focus on safety and efficiency. Prior to joining Aurora Plastics, Sophie worked for Seqens, a global […]

Aurora Plastics Announces the Appointment of Jeff Malovetz as Business Development Manager – Flexible Products

STREETSBORO, Ohio – August 30, 2019 – Aurora Plastics (www.auroraplastics.com), a leading manufacturer of high-quality PVC and TPE compounds for a variety of applications, announces the appointment of Jeff Malovetz to its commercial organization as Business Development Manager – Flexible Products. In this role, Jeff will support business development and regional sales for the western […]

Aurora Plastics Announces the Appointment of Chuck Calhoun as Business Development Manager – Flexible Products

STREETSBORO, Ohio – August 26, 2019 – Aurora Plastics (www.auroraplastics.com), a leading manufacturer of high-quality PVC and TPE compounds for a variety of applications, announces the appointment of Chuck Calhoun to its commercial organization as Business Development Manager – Flexible Products. In this role, Chuck will primarily focus on the sales of flexible compounds, both […]

Aurora Plastics Appoints George Bixby as Sales Manager, Northeast Region

STREETSBORO, OH — July 8, 2019 — Aurora Plastics announces the appointment of George Bixby as sales manager for the company’s Northeast region. In his 26 year career, George has held positions in engineering, marketing and sales.  Early on, he rose through various engineering roles within Ford Motor Company and General Electric Plastics.  More recently, […]

Aurora Plastics Announces New Plant Manager for its Luneburg, Massachusetts Facility

STREETSBORO, OH– July 9, 2019 — Aurora Plastics announces the appointment of Bethany Salek as plant manager for the company’s Lunenburg, Massachusetts, facility. In her role, Bethany will be responsible for production, warehousing, logistics and facilities, with an initial focus on improving customer satisfaction. Prior to joining Aurora Plastics, Bethany worked for Saint-Gobain, a French […]

Aurora still on the hunt for acquisitions

https://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20190507/NEWS/190509950 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 […]

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 […]

Aurora Plastics Announces the Appointment of Scott Hornsby as Vice President of Human Resources

STREETSBORO, OH – January 10, 2018 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in PVC compounds, announces the appointment of Scott Hornsby to the newly created position of vice president, human resources (HR). As part of the Aurora Plastics’ leadership team, Scott will set the company’s HR strategy, ensuring that HR goals align with the company’s […]

Making a Difference for Hurricane Victims

Aurora Plastics is proud to help support the Red Cross in their hurricane disaster relief efforts. Together with employee donations, we contributed $27,745 for hurricane victims – including those in Houston, where many of our suppliers are located.

Aurora Plastics Announces Acquisition of S&E Specialty Polymers

Offering customers even more innovative compounding solutions, while building on a combined commitment to superior quality and service. STREETSBORO, OH – October 10, 2017 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds, announced today the acquisition of compounder S&E Specialty Polymers of Lunenburg, Massachusetts. The move marks Aurora Plastics’ second acquisition this […]

Aurora Plastics Appoints Beth Perry as New Executive Assistant

STREETSBORO, OH – September 14, 2017 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in PVC compounds, announces the appointment of Beth Perry, Executive Assistant. In her role, Beth’s primary responsibility is to provide project and administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer, with a strong focus on planning and prioritization, presentation and coordination of Board and […]

Aurora Plastics Appoints Matt Kordes as New Information Technology Director

STREETSBORO, OH – September 8, 2017 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in PVC compounds, announces the appointment of Matt Kordes as information technology (IT) director. In his role, Matt is responsible for planning, organizing and executing IT functions at multiple locations. This includes department management and operation, as well as strategic planning of business requirements […]

Aurora Plastics Appoints Robert Walter as New Supply Chain Director

STREETSBORO, OH – August 31, 2017 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in PVC compounds, announces the appointment of Robert Walter as supply chain director. In his role, Walter is responsible for supply chain functions, including planning, inventory, transportation and logistics. This involves day-to-day execution, as well as the design and implementation of Aurora Plastics’ […]

Aurora Plastics Announces Acquisition of Reinier Plastics

The combined company will focus on initiatives that accelerate growth and deliver enhanced value to customers STREETSBORO, OH –  June 1, 2017 – Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in PVC compounds, announced today the acquisition of compounder Reinier Plastics, Inc. (Plastique Reinier Inc.) of Marieville, Quebec. The move marks Aurora Plastics’ continued commitment to offering […]

Aurora Plastics Announces Darrell K. Hughes as Chief Executive Officer and Matt D. McDonald as Chief Financial Officer

STREETSBORO, Ohio – (September 20, 2016) – Aurora Plastics Inc. (www.auroraplastics.com), a leading manufacturer of high quality PVC compounds in both powder and pellet form for a variety of plastics applications, announces two appointments to its senior management team, effective September 19, 2016: Darrell K. Hughes to chief executive officer (CEO) and Matt D. McDonald […]

Wind Point Partners, A Chicago-Based Private Equity Firm, Have Partnered with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) to Acquire Aurora Plastics, Inc. (“Aurora” or The Company)

“We are excited to acquire Aurora in partnership with Ontario Teachers’ and invest in the next phase of their growth,” said Nathan Brown, Managing Director with Wind Point. “Aurora’s prior ownership and current management have established a culture of excellence and innovation that consistently gets passed down to the company’s customers. Our investment will support […]

AuroraShield™ White Paper

We have the results of industry testing that demonstrates how AuroraShield™ capstocks exhibit superb performance for use in outdoor applications – even in darker colors. Two-year outdoor testing shows AuroraShield™ products meet ASTM D4726 standards for weathering and perform very well for water blushing resistance. If you’d like a full report, complete the form below.  

Aurora Plastics Brands Its Cellular PVC Foam and PVC Capstock Product Lines Under the New AuroraLite™ and AuroraShield™ Names

STREETSBORO, OH – October 21, 2015 – Aurora Plastics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-quality PVC compounds, announces brand names for two of its major product lines – the AuroraLite™ PVC cellular foam product line and the AuroraShield™ PVC/Acrylic capstock product line. The AuroraLite™ product line is comprised of rigid cellular PVC foam compounds in […]

Aurora Plastics Sets New Standard for Low-Density Cellular Foams

AURORA PLASTICS SETS NEW STANDARD FOR LOW-DENSITY CELLULAR FOAMS New Product Offering Features Lowest Densities in the Industry STREETSBORO, OH (March 20, 2015) — Aurora Plastics Inc., a leading manufacturer of rigid and foam PVC, has raised the bar in the industry with a new low-density cellular PVC foam.  Aurora Plastics offers a product line […]

Aurora Plastics Introduces Weatherable PVC/Acrylic Alloy Capstock

AURORA PLASTICS INTRODUCES WEATHERABLE PVC/ACRYLIC ALLOY CAPSTOCK New Product Offers Superior Outdoor Weathering Durability, Great Processing Characteristics in a Full Color Palette STREETSBORO, OH (March 19, 2015) — Aurora Plastics Inc., a leading manufacturer of rigid and foam PVC compounds, has introduced a highly weatherable PVC/acrylic alloy capstock.  The new product is designed to withstand the effects […]

Come See Aurora Plastics at NPE2015!

Orlando, FL March 22 – 27, 2015 Visit Aurora Plastics at the International Plastics Showcase (NPE2015), March 23-27 in Orlando, booth (S15061). To set-up a meeting with our team while you are attending the show, contact Matthew Kuwatch, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development (T) + 1 330-626-6423 or e-mail: mkuwatch@www.auroraplastics.com. Aurora Plastics Inc. […]