By Angie DeRosa Plastics News
Chatham, Ontario-Publicly held tyre-recycling firm Unisphere Waste Conversion Ltd. of Toronto has acquired Wellington Polymer Technology Inc., best known for its Enviroshake composite roofing products.
Under the new ownership, Enviroshake will seek a US manufacturing facility, said John Wypich, Unisphere’s president and chief executive officer. Enviroshake currently is made in Chatham-where Wellington is based-from crumb rubber, post-industrial plastics and cellulosic fibre in an extrusion process that replicates the look of cedar shingles.
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