|Georgia Gulf To Offer Rigid PVC Additives with Launch of Solucor Division|
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2008--Georgia Gulf Corporation announced today that it has entered the rigid vinyl additives business with the launch of its new division, Solucor. Formerly Reagens Canada, Solucor produces a broad range of process aids, impact modifiers, lubricants and stabilizers for use in a wide variety of rigid PVC applications at its manufacturing facility in Bradford, Ontario.
Solucor's commitment to providing innovative, high quality products, combined with value-added services and dedicated technical support make it a clear choice for vinyl additives in today's challenging marketplace.
"Solucor additives have a solid track record of successful performance in their targeted applications dating back to their inception in 1994. Today, these additives are proven and widely used in downstream Georgia Gulf operations, as well as those of other commercial customers. We believe this internal use and the consistent excellence in the resulting end products is the ultimate testament to quality and utility of our additives," stated Ed Schmitt, Chairman, President, and CEO of Georgia Gulf Corporation.
For more information, please visit www.ggc.com/solucor
Georgia Gulf Corporation is a leading, integrated North American manufacturer of two chemical lines, chlorovinyls and aromatics, and manufactures vinyl-based building and home improvement products. The Company's vinyl-based building and home improvement products, marketed under Royal Group brands, include window and door profiles, mouldings, siding, pipe and pipe fittings, deck, fence and rail and outdoor storage buildings. Georgia Gulf, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, has manufacturing facilities located throughout North America to provide industry-leading service to customers.
This news release contains forward-looking statements subject to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management's assumptions regarding business conditions, and actual results may be materially different. Risks and uncertainties inherent in these assumptions include, but are not limited to difficulties in integrating the recently acquired business of Royal Group, Inc., uncertainties relating to Royal Group's business and liabilities, uncertainties regarding asset sales, synergies, operating efficiencies and competitive conditions, future global economic conditions, economic conditions in the industries to which our products are sold, industry production capacity, raw materials and energy costs and other factors discussed in the Securities and Exchange Commission filings of Georgia Gulf Corporation, including our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006.
CONTACT: Georgia Gulf Corporation
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