The Compound Company, based in Enschede, The Netherlands, has taken over the control by buying major shares of Transmare Compounding BV, Roermond, The Netherlands. Henk-Jan Aarsen, the current shareholder will retain a minority stake.
Stijn van den Brekel, the new general manager of Transmare Compounding BV., said, “Over the last couple of weeks, we have developed plans with the Transmare team to make the transition as smooth as possible and start an improvement program focused on product quality, customer service and flexibility. Together with my fellow director Thomas van het Kaar, we are looking forward to joining the Transmare team and jointly working on implementing these plans and improving our total offering for both our existing and new customers.”
Further, Simon Put, managing director of The Compound Company, mentioned “We welcome the Transmare team to the group. After our expansion into South East Asia and the construction of an additional compounding plant in Enschede, this is yet another building block in our growth strategy”, commented, Simon Put, managing director of The Compound Company. He, added, “It strengthens our position as a specialty compounder in Europe, adding new products, extra capabilities and valuable people with scarce compounding skills to the group. The combination will provide critical mass to our EcoForte portfolio of specialty compounds and provide extra capacity for our custom compounding partners. Given current market demands, we can put the spare capacity of Transmare to work immediately.”
The Compound Company operating earlier as Resin Group of Companies, has a quality testing laboratory, a separate R&D laboratory and operates a state-of-the-art quality assurance system. It also has collaboration arrangement with the research facilities at The Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, the Netherlands, and a number of technical universities and polymer institutes in Europe.