25 April 2022 - Longacre Group has invested in Polyblend UK Limited ("Polyblend"), a market leading producer of liquid plastisols and dispersion systems. Polyblend’s materials are key components in the manufacture of a wide range of technical end products including coated fabrics, safety and contamination control products. 

 Polyblend develops and manufactures PVC plastisol formulations and additive dispersions for its blue chip customer base in the UK and overseas markets. In addition to its core manufacturing business, Polyblend also distributes a specialised range of plasticisers, resins and PVC additives.

Stani Schmidt-Chiari, of Longacre Group commented: "We have known Polyblend for a number of years as they have been an excellent supplier to Dycem, one of our companies. Polyblend has market leading technical capabilities in formulation development, blending and quality control. It consistently supplies a high quality product and service offering which meets the specific needs of its customers. We are excited by the opportunity to work with the Polyblend team to grow the business in its core markets as well as exploring avenues for acquisitive growth in complementary speciality chemicals markets”.

Mark Stewart MD of Polyblend added “We see this as a hugely positive chapter in Polyblend’s history. Longacre Group provides Polyblend with the resources of a much larger group. With access to their wider network, technical and sales knowledge, we will continue to deliver a market leading offering to our customers. The involvement of Longacre Group will bring new energy to the business, helping it to build on its already strong foundations to deliver its true potential in the years ahead. "

Stani Schmidt-Chiari on +44 (0) 203 675 7731 or STANI.SCHMIDT@LONGACRE.COM

James Moreton on + +44 (0) 7958 633 390 or JAMES.MORETON@LONGACRE.COM