06 December 2016
06 December 2016
Robnor Resins has announced its merger with US Resin Manufacturer, Resinlab, and in recognition of this new partnership, effective from 5 December 2016, the company says it will adopt a new brand identity as Robnor Resinlab.
Both Robnor Resins and Resinlab are owned by the Ellsworth Corporation, and with the companies sharing similar product offerings, a strategic decision was taken that the two manufacturers would combine with the intent to make an even stronger force within the global resins market.
Managing Director of Robnor Resinlab, John Henderson comments, “We look forward to entering this exciting new chapter in Robnor’s history. Resinlab has established a solid reputation in the US for its custom resin formulation and toll blending, while Robnor is highly regarded in this field across Europe. Together, we will strive to achieve global success through harnessing each company’s strengths.”
Robnor Resins and Resinlab explain that they both currently manufacture silicones, acrylics, urethanes and epoxies, however the two manufacturers have particular strengths in different areas. With over 50 epoxy products in its core range, including encapsulant epoxies and adhesive epoxies, the US manufacturer says its particular strength is in epoxy manufacturing. Robnor explains that it is strongest in the manufacture of polyurethanes and has created ranges specifically for electrical and electronic encapsulation, cable joining and for moulding and prototyping resins. Combined, the new company says this gives it the best polyurethanes and epoxies on the market, making for a very strong product portfolio.
In this transitional period and beyond, the Robnor team explains that it would like to reassure its customers that they can expect the same quality, service and reliability as before. Henderson continues, “As Robnor Resins we have enjoyed an excellent reputation within the industry, and it is our priority to maintain this standing. Through joining forces with Resinlab, Robnor will only become stronger.”
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