ERJ staff report (DS)
Barberton, Ohio -- Preferred Rubber Compounding Corporation has dropped the word rubber from its name. As of 19 April, the company has been re-christened Preferred Compounding and has a new name and tagline: "Preferred performs. You achieve." .
Preferred Compounding plants are in Tallapossa, Georgia, Huntingdon, Tennessee, Fruithurst, Alabama and Barberton, Ohio, which is also company headquarters. Preferred supplies proprietary and custom mixed rubber compounds, chemical blends and calendered sheet. Customers include moulders, extruders, mixers and others in the rubber goods market. Primary industries served are automotive, construction, power generation and roll goods.
Preferred is a portfolio company of The Watermill Group, Lexington, Massachusetts.
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New corporate website from Preferred
Press release from Preferred