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Ravago Americas LLC (Orlando, FL) announced that it has acquired Bay State Polymer Distribution Inc. (Westlake, OH). Bay State will become part of Ravago's Amco Polymers business, a North American distributor of commodity, engineering and specialty polymers."We continue to search for high-quality companies that are a strategic fit for our company," said Jim Duffy, President of Ravago Americas. "Bay State has a strong reputation in the marketplace and will be a perfect complement to the Amco business."

Clare Goldsberry

December 15, 2015

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Ravago Americas acquires Bay State Polymers

Kevin Wettstein, Vice President and General Manager of Amco Polymers, commented: "At Amco, our people, our products and our philosophy drive our success in the polymer distribution market. Bay State fits all three elements, as [it] brings us a very talented and technical team, a unique product focus and the same passion for delivering solutions necessary for customer growth."

Ravago explained that Amco Polymers is an "agile, solutions-focused distributor and compounding company with [considerable] breadth in resin selection" and a history that spans more than 60 years. Amco serves several major markets including automotive, packaging, industrial, healthcare, electrical/electronics and consumer durables.

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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