A world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions, Imerys has taken over Regain Polymers Ltd., a major plastic recycler in the UK. Regain will be combined with waste polyolefin compatibilization business of Imerys and will be part of the Imerys Performance Additives Division. The acquisition of Regain Polymers Ltd will make Imerys one of the Europe’s largest polyolefin recyclers.
This acquisition of Regain Polymers Ltd. shapes the future investment policy of Imerys in higher value applications for recycled polymers across the wide spread spectrum sectors including construction, packaging, automotive, horticulture and industrial sectors. This initiative is a reflection of the high commitment of Imerys’ to the environment, sustainability and the circular economy business model.
Both Imerys and Regain Polymers are known for their extensive knowledge about compounding and applications. Imerys’ good infrastructure of the laboratory, technical facilities and mineral portfolio to widen the market opportunities.
Regain’s capabilities and expertise in washing, sorting and production of flakes from post consumer plastics strengthen the mixed polyolefin compatibilization activity marketed as ImerPlast