1. Meet Our Team!
2. Supplier of the Month - Nitriflex
3. Industry Trends & Updates
4. Experts in the Flooring Industry
5. How Are We Doing?
Lorri has shined at ARP for over 19 years. Being a small company in business for just 25 years, she has been a vital partner in the development and evolution of the company!

Lorri has worn many hats during her tenure - purchasing, accounting, inventory control and now, on our customer support team helping our customers meet important ship dates for their raw materials. Many of our long-time customers have been working with Lorri for years and know her well!

When Lorri isn't assisting our customers, she is traveling, shopping and enjoying outdoor concerts of all kinds.
Every month, we will highlight a different member of our team!
Nitrile and SB Copolymers

After 40 years in production, Nitriflex has positioned itself to be a top producer of Nitrile Rubbers, Styrene-Butadiene Copolymers and Nitrile/PVC compounds. In addition, they offer Nitriclean products for injection and transfer processes, reducing mold fouling and producing better quality finished products.

Located near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nitriflex is responsible for a production capacity of 30,000 tons per year while maintaining an ISO 9001:2000 certification and ISO 14001 - a commitment to environmental management.

Nitriflex is making decisions to set themselves up for another 40 years through plant investments and their commitment to innovation.

Contact us today for a sample!
MEMA opposes Trump administration's latest tariffs on key allies
We understand your concern of pending tariffs in our industry and we are watching these legislations closely to be sure we are complying with all laws. As we become aware of any laws concerning rubber imports, we will be sure to inform our customers.

Click here for the full article regarding pending tariffs in the steel and aluminum industry
Crude Oil
Crude Oil decreased 0.41 USD/BBL or 0.63% to 65.03 on Wednesday June 6 from 65.52 in the previous trading session. Historically, Crude oil reached an all time high of 145.31 in July of 2008 and a record low of 1.17 in February of 1946.

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Crude oil is the world's most actively traded commodity.
Rubber increased 1.20 JPY/kg or 0.71% to 171.30 on Wednesday June 6 from 170.10 in the previous trading session. Historically, Rubber reached an all time high of 526.40 in February of 2011 and a record low of 146.40 in January of 2016.

For current data on all commodities, visit Trading Economics
When it comes to raw materials for the flooring industry, we offer solutions that extend beyond simply materials and compounds. Our expertise means we also help you identify and resolve process and product deficiencies, frequently saving you precious time and money by simplifying your approach to sourcing the right materials.

The ARP technical staff has over 80 years of experience handling products like SBR, HSR, and Nitrile. We round out our offerings with a dedicated customer service department that’s constantly striving to provide the best solutions possible to each and every customer.
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