July 31, 2014 7:17 AM ET

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Company Overview of SO.F.TER. SPA

Company Overview

SO.F.TER. SPA engages in the development, production, and distribution of various elastomers and engineering plastics for automotive, home appliances, footwear, artificial turf infill, sport, industrial, and construction markets in Italy and internationally. The company specializes in the production of polymers and technical compounds based on polypropylene, polyamide, TPC, PBT, ABS, and PC/ABS. It offers thermoplastic elastomers based on styrene, polyolefins, and co-polyester for artificial turf systems, footwear, and road paving applications. The company provides engineering plastics, such as UL listed flame retardant compounds; reinforced materials suitable for metal replacement; and high...

Via Mastro Giorgio 1

Zona Industriale Villa Selva

Forli, FO 47122

Italy

Founded in 1980

Phone:

39 05 43 79 04 11

Fax:

39 05 43 47 31 19

Key Executives for SO.F.TER. SPA

Chairman and Managing Director
Managing Director for US Region
Global Commercial Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SO.F.TER. SPA Key Developments

IMCD Group and SO.F.TER. Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for South Africa

IMCD Group and SO.F.TER. announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for South Africa. Effective immediately, this agreement includes the complete package of SO.F.TER. products comprising the portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers, with elastomeric materials such as Forprene® vulcanizates (TPV) and the styrene-based TPEs, as well as a wide range of engineering plastics based on polypropylene, polyamide, ABS and other engineering polymers. Leveraging IMCD’s existing partnership with SO.F.TER. in the Benelux region and the expertise of the IMCD South Africa Plastics Team, this agreement was reached after demonstrating the technical and commercial expertise of the IMCD Plastics team, their profound knowledge of the local South African market and the comprehensive customer base that they have established.

SO.F.TER. SPA Announces Construction of New Operation in the United States; Appoints Mark Rodden as Managing Director of SO.F.TER. U.S

SO.F.TER. SPA announced the construction of a new operation in the United States. The new business, based in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be dedicated to the production, development and sale of engineering plastics based on polyamide, polypropylene, thermoplastic elastomers and other advanced solutions for the U.S. market. The company expects to have a strong presence in the automotive, appliance, construction and electrical markets. The debut of SO.F.TER. U.S. on the U.S. plastics market will take place in October with a presentation at the SPE Automotive Conference to be held in Detroit from 6 to 9 October 2013, while the official launch will be held at the K2013 in Düsseldorf (16 to 23 October). Mark Rodden, who brings more than 15 years of managerial experience in plastics compounding, will serve as Managing Director of SO.F.TER. U.S.

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