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Hexpol acquires US rubber compounder Kardoes Rubber

3:22 AM MDT | July 14, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Hexpol (Malmö, Sweden) a leading polymers group with strong global market positions in advanced polymer compounding, has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Kardoes Rubber from the founder, Frank Kardoes, and his family. Kardoes is a rubber compounder active in the US market. "The acquisition is a very good complement to Hexpol compounding in the US and broadens and strengthens our presence with rubber compounds into end-user markets, like industrial materials handling, agricultural equipment, and off-the-road tires. Kardoes Rubber expands...

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