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Teknor Apex Absorbs Dorum’s Dry Color Business

Teknor Apex will add the business to its Teknor Color portfolio and supply customers from its Henderson, KY, facility.

Clare Goldsberry

August 9, 2021

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Teknor Apex has announced the acquisition of Dorum Color Co.’s dry color business. Located in Akron, OH, Dorum Color is a leading supplier of dry color in North America with a focus on the rotational molding market. The deal is structured as an asset purchase and customers will be supplied from Teknor’s Henderson, KY, facility.

“We are thrilled to add this business to our Teknor Color portfolio,” said Suresh Swaminathan, President of Teknor Apex. “Dorum’s focus on superior quality and delivery performance aligns directly with our approach. We look forward to continuing the longstanding relationships developed by [Dorum’s] team.”

Based in Pawtucket, RI, Teknor Apex is a privately held firm founded in 1924 that specializes in custom compounding of plastics. The company produces flexible and rigid vinyl, thermoplastic elastomers, nylons, color masterbatches, specialty chemicals, and more. Teknor Color is a subsidiary of Teknor Apex Co. and offers a full line of custom and standard colors, as well as additives and special effects for a spectrum of polymers. Teknor Apex operates 13 manufacturing facilities in the United States, Belgium, Germany, China, and Singapore.

About the Author(s)

Clare Goldsberry

Until she retired in September 2021, Clare Goldsberry reported on the plastics industry for more than 30 years. In addition to the 10,000+ articles she has written, by her own estimation, she is the author of several books, including The Business of Injection Molding: How to succeed as a custom molder and Purchasing Injection Molds: A buyers guide. Goldsberry is a member of the Plastics Pioneers Association. She reflected on her long career in "Time to Say Good-Bye."

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