TITLE

Monmouth puts products back in America

AUTHOR(S)
Sweeney, Chris
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;4/7/2014, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p0004
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. and its belief in buying U.S. made products. It notes its development of the Durafoam N231 in 2012 to serve as market replacement for Rubatex Corp.'s G231N, one of the main material for making wetsuits in the U.S. taken off the market after Rubatex closed in 2010. It notes that Monmouth has developed equivalent products for G231N after its founder John Bonforte Sr. saw companies going overseas to find equivalent materials.
ACCESSION #
95580681

 

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