CLEVELAND (March 5)—PolyOne Corp.'s Elastomers and Performance Additives Group will distribute recycled rubber products for Holland's Rubber Resources B.V. in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean according to terms of a new agreement.
Products involved are Ecorr RNR Natural Rubber Reclaim, Ecorr RBR Butyl Rubber Reclaim and Ecorr RNM powders, the companies said. The primary customer base is the automotive industry, including producers of tires, sealing, hoses, mats and molded interior parts, Rubber Resources said. Additional applications include flooring, conveyor belts, cable bedding compounds and shoes.
Rubber Resources, a business unit of Holland's Vredestein N.V., is based in Maastricht, Netherlands, with a second plant in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company reported $22.5 million in sales last year.