PureCycle Technologies LLC has named Formerra LLC its primary North American distributor for its PureFive recycled polypropylene.
"This is another key step in executing our global growth strategy. … We will rely on Formerra as a trusted distribution partner to help us reach new markets," PureCycle CEO Dustin Olson said in a March 6 news release. "Formerra's commitment to innovative approaches to complex end market applications and strong dedication to sustainable solution building is a perfect fit for our company."
"We are excited to bring PureCycle resin to our expansive materials lineup," Formerra CEO Cathy Dodd said in the release. "Our customers will now have a game-changing solution to help them meet their environmental sustainability goals.
"Our experienced technical team will be able to work with PureCycle to customize the material to meet specific customer needs," Dodd added. "Addressing the world's most pressing sustainability challenges is a responsibility we all share."
PureCycle's first purification line in Ironton, Ohio, is scheduled to be completed "shortly," Olson said. Its other two lines planned for Augusta, Ga., were "designed to produce more than 300 million pounds of [ultrapure post-consumer] resin," he added.