Accella buys IPS Polymer Systems; seeks to build leading polyurethane business in North America


Accella Performance Materials Inc. (formerly Dash Multi-Corp Inc.; Maryland Heights, MO), a manufacturer of polyurethane systems and recycled rubber products, today announced the acquisition of IPS Polymer Systems Inc. in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Accella is backed by Arsenal Capital Partners.

Accella says that the acquisition further supports its strategy of building the leading polyurethane systems house in North America, with an even stronger presence on the West Coast. The combination brings together an expansive polyurethane technology portfolio, regional manufacturing and technical application expertise, supported by an expanding national sales channel when combined with business unit MarChem Polyurethane Systems and previous acquisitions Arnco and Pathway Polymers.

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