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Our History

History

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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

1962

  • Manufacturing site constructed on Mallard Creek Road in Charlotte, NC
  • Operated by the Unocal Group

1992

  • Rohm & Haas purchased Unocal latex business and consolidated styrene-butadiene business into Charlotte, NC

1995

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

2002

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

2005

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

2008

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

2011

Mallard Creek Polymers consolidating at University Research Park site

2016

  • Visit from Mayor and Ex-im Bank 
    Sell to the world, fed Export-Import Bank chief tells Charlotte-area small businesses

2018

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

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