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Our History



Mallard Creek Polymers LLC (MCP) started in 1962 as part of the Unocal Group of businesses.  In 2002, MCP became an independent, privately held company, focusing primarily on the manufacture and sale of styrene-butadiene latex polymers. Through strategic investment and acquisition, the company now services customers with a diverse line of water-based emulsions in all major application segments and many countries around the world.

MCP is focused on the customer, dedicated to creativity and innovation, and committed to safety and the environment. The company continues to offer a broad line of products and services to many industries, including adhesives, nonwovens, paint, coatings, graphic arts, printing & packaging, textiles, carpet, sealants, construction, oil services, and paper.

Our Company Timeline


Mallard Creek Polymers Through the Years


  • Manufacturing Plant Constructed on Mallard Creek Road in Charlotte, NC

  • Operated by the Unocal Group


  • Rohm & Haas purchased the Unocal Latex business

  • All styrene-butadiene business consolidated into Charlotte, NC


  • Ameripol Synpol, owned by the Parekh family, purchased the Rohm & Haas Charlotte plant and related businesses


  • Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. became an independent,  privately held, company of Parekh Capital Group, focused primarily on Rovene® styrene-butadiene emulsions


  • Charlotte Expansion - MCP invested capital to begin producing styrene-acrylic and all acrylic emulsion polymers


  • Aquisition - MCP purchased the BarrierPro®, Tychem®, Tykote®, Tylac® products and related technology from Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex


  • Acquisition - MCP acquired the Ecronova® and Ecrovin® intellectual property of the Michelman subsidiary, Ecronova Polymer GmbH


  • Reorganization - Parekh Capital Group merged with GVC Holdings Inc.
  • GVC was the  surviving Corporation
  • MC Polymers was converted to an LLC

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