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Chemical Firm Expanding In Spartanburg

Jun 29, 2018 10:08AM ● By Kathleen Maris
Synthomer announced plans to expand its existing manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $16 million and is expected to create 10 new jobs as a result.

Synthomer is one of the world's top suppliers of acrylic and vinyl emulsion, latex, and specialty polymers. A market leader in coatings, construction, adhesives, textile, and latex products, the company is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has more than 24 facilities in 14 countries around the world, with a significant presence in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Located at 200 Railroad Street in Roebuck, S.C., Synthomer will be expanding its operations by installing a new production reactor and associated equipment.

"Synthomer is very excited to be investing in the capacity and capability of our Spartanburg County site," said Wayne Steinberg, Synthomer North America business director. "This site has a 50-year history of successful operations, and this investment will support continued growth into new markets and applications."