Ripley, Mississippi – Elite Advanced Polymers, a specialty rubber compounder, is pleased to announce that Andy Claytor has joined the firm as President to lead Elite’s growth in the custom rubber mixing industry.


Over the last year, we have upgraded many parts of our operation at Elite Advanced Polymers.


Plano, Texas – Elite Advanced Polymers, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire J Dunnam & Company (“JD & Co.”), a specialty rubber compounder based in Cleburne, Texas.


Plano, Texas – Elite Advanced Polymers today announced that Seiichiro “Ichiro” Araki assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer effective December 1, 2021. Mr. Araki will oversee all aspects of the company’s operations, including its manufacturing facility in Ripley, Mississippi, and its expansion efforts across the country. 


Ripley, Mississippi –

Elite Elastomers, Inc, a specialty materials compounder, announced today that it will be changing its name to Elite Advanced Polymers, Inc. Elite was acquired in Feb 2021, by DestinHaus, Capital, a private equity firm focused on the advanced materials sector. 


RIPLEY, Miss.— When DestinHaus Capital acquired the compounding assets of the family-owned Elite Elastomers Inc. in February, the private equity firm's first holding in the custom mixing space, its ostensible goal was to build a portfolio of advanced material capabilities.