ACQUISITIONS

ACQUISITIONS

Prescient Color Limited

Prescient has been adding color to the textile and specialty plastics markets since 2006. Drawing on years of technical expertise, they leverage cutting edge technology to provide custom solutions for customers worldwide. Based in Pune, India, Prescient is a leading Indian producer of high-end masterbatches in several attractive niche applications, including synthetic fibers. It employs approximately 140, including contract employees. The acquisition complements Americhem’s position in the global synthetic fiber market and expands its geographic reach in a high growth region.

 

Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds

Through Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds, Americhem offers compounds comprised of a broad range of more than 30 base engineering resins, providing unequaled expertise, service and efficiency. Infinity LTL manufactures and sells custom compounded, engineering grade, polymer composites to meet the demands of specific customer applications. Utilizing fillers and reinforcements, and a broad variety of base resins, the company enhances the base resin properties and creates an infinite variety of compounded products in the form of plastic pellets.

 

Vi-Chem Corporation

Vi-Chem Corporation is a supplier of specialty engineered compounds used in injection molding, extrusion and blow molding applications. The Vi-Chem team has built a leadership position in specialty TPE and PVC compounds for the automotive industry. In addition to the automotive market, they serve customers in the industrial, building and construction, medical, consumer, and electrical and electronic industries. The company’s headquarters in Grand Rapids encompasses 170,000 square feet and serves as Americhem’s center of excellence for TPE and PVC compound solutions. The consolidation of the companies has created a broad portfolio of products for Americhem customers.