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Mallard Creek Polymers Announces Production of 1st Ecronova® grade in North America

Jun 18, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) announced the acquisition of intellectual property from Ecronova Polymers GmbH in early April. The company is excited to integrate the Ecronova® and Ecrovin® into the North American market. The acquisition has added over 90 recipes including pure acrylic dispersions, styrene acrylic polymer emulsions, and vinyl acetate homopolymers and copolymers. MCP has developed a new company, MCP Europe GmbH, which brings sales, chemists, application experts, and business leaders from the past Ecronova organizations. These experts are ready to respond to your questions and challenges. MCP Europe GmbH will soon introduce styrene acrylics and pure acrylics using a high-quality set of tolling partners across Europe. The company is also working to continue to offer key vinyl acetate emulsions in North America and Europe. Ecronova KDA 60 and Ecronova KDA 30 are two of the first products MCP has scaled up in Europe. These are deep penetrating primers considered market leaders across the European region and set the industry standard for central and eastern European countries.   

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The Creation of MCP Europe GmbH

May 30, 2018 1:05:00 PM

We are excited to discuss the progress on creation of MCP Europe GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc.

MCP Europe GmbH

We have been working to create a company, build a strong team, and upscale many of the Ecronova® products in state-of-the-art plants across Europe. This is the first of a series of letters we will publish describing our progress on each product.

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MCP Europe GmbH

May 22, 2018 1:08:00 PM

We are excited to discuss the progress on creation of MCP Europe GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc.

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Mallard Creek Polymers Invites the Industry to Come See What’s Next at the American Coating Show April 10-12, 2018

Apr 5, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) experts understand the challenges that companies are facing when creating the next formulation. The sales and R&D people in MCP work hand-in-hand with formulation chemists, operations staff, and purchasing to acquire and/or design synthetic emulsion polymers to meet specific needs identified by a potential customer. By combining a deep understanding of coatings technology, cross-fertilization from other application segments, a strong product portfolio, and strategic acquisitions the company can react quickly to changing and demanding requirements.

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Mallard Creek Polymers Acquires the Intellectual Property of Ecronova Polymer GmbH

Mar 23, 2018 11:22:25 AM

Mallard Creek Polymers Inc. (MCP) has reached agreement with Michelman Corporation to acquire the intellectual property of the Michelman subsidiary, Ecronova Polymer GmbH.

Short-term, Mallard Creek Polymers will offer a limited number of products based on Ecronova recipes and knowhow from several manufacturing partners in Europe. Long-term, Mallard Creek Polymers plans to reestablish the broad product line for customers across Europe, add its North American products to the European portfolio, and introduce Ecronova grades for customers in North America.

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Cost Reduction Options Explored for Construction Products as World of Concrete 2018 Approaches

Jan 7, 2018 9:46:00 PM

In 2018, cost and performance will continue to be a focus in the construction industry. One key factor for polymers is that MMA supply will continue to be short, driving costs of all acrylic polymers higher. Mallard Creek Polymers (MCP) has a strong line of all acrylic, cement stable products that have been customized based on Rovene® 6023 (improved water resistance) and Rovene 403 (low odor grade) for use in many customer systems. The latest all acrylic product from the company, Rovene 6525, was brought to market in October 2017. In 2018, though, the company’s focus will be on introducing more products based on styrene. Because MMA will be much more costly than styrene, the company is looking for industry partners to help develop lower cost alternatives where an all acrylic polymer is not needed. Using styrene acrylic emulsion polymers will meet the demands for exterior durability in most applications. Styrene-butadiene latex provides superior adhesion and water resistance when UV stability is not required.

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