Corporation, the US-based provider of specialised polymer materials, services and solutions, has acquired Rutland
Holding Company, expanding the company's portfolio of specialty colour, additives and inks solutions. Rutland
specialises in customised formulations for consumer applications and is widely recognised as an industry leader in screen printing inks
for the apparel market.
is a trusted resource for dynamic and innovative industries where colour serves as the ultimate expression of consumer preference. This recent investment is a natural extension of all that we do in colour – from InVisiOSM design services to additive technologies that enhance product performance beyond their appearance,” said Robert Patterson, chairman, president and CEO, PolyOne
Headquartered in Pineville, North Carolina, Rutland
has global sales and operations and goes to market with brand names, including Rutland, Printop, QCM and Union Ink. PolyOne
plans to continue marketing with these brands, as well as its own Wilflex products, based on customer specification and preference.
"Colour and technology play an increasingly pivotal role for our customers in the apparel industry who have demanding performance expectations for how products look and feel. We have long distinguished ourselves in the industry as more than just a product provider, and we are thrilled to welcome Rutland
to the PolyOne
family as they share our passion for innovation and customer service,” added Patterson.