Lion Elastomers Announces New President and CEO

Sep 30, 2021

Kho Irani named as President and CEO of Lion Elastomers The Board of Directors of Lion Copolymer Holdings, LLC announced Thursday that Kho Irani has been named President and CEO effective November 1. Irani joins Lion after more than 17 years ...

Hurricane Ida Update #3

Sep 17, 2021

As we continue to focus on safety throughout our sites and communities, we have completed all initial and follow up inspections of our Geismar, Louisiana manufacturing site.  As we have previously advised, the facility only sustained minor damag...

Hurricane Ida Update #2

Sep 1, 2021

We are safely continuing our recovery efforts at our Geismar, La., EPDM facility, due to the impacts of Hurricane Ida.  We are glad to report that there is no significant damage to the site and that once we can confirm a stable return of elec...

Hurricane Ida Update

Aug 30, 2021

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Port Fourchon, Louisiana yesterday.  Prior to the storms arrival, Lion Elastomers safely idled production at the Geismar site, in full accordance with our Hurricane Preparedness policies and procedures.  &nbs...

Lion Elastomers Announces Resignation of CEO and President

Aug 26, 2021

The Lion Elastomers’ Board of Directors today announced that Jesse Zeringue, CEO and President, will resign after 31 years of company service to pursue new opportunities. The Lion Board will immediately commence a search to identify a succes...

Lion Elastomers New Waterborne Coatings Formulations in CoatingsTech

Aug 6, 2021

Lion Elastomers’ Trilene® Liquid EPDM in waterborne coatings was a focus in CoatingsTech’s August issue. The magazine’s most recent publication featured an article written by Scientist – Trilene® Applications Developme...

Lion Elastomers’ Scientists Publishes Development of an Enabling EPDM article in Rubber World Magazine

May 21, 2021

The latest issue of Rubber World features an excellent article written by Lion Elastomers' scientists, titled "Development of an Enabling EPDM Polymer to Improve Performance and Processability of EPDM Compounds". In this article, you ca...

Extreme Weather Conditions Update #2

Feb 23, 2021

Lion Elastomers continues the path towards restarting their Texas facilities with today’s announcement that the natural gas curtailment has been lifted. This news now allows both the Lion Elastomers’ Orange, Texas and Port Neches, Texas m...

Extreme Weather Conditions

Feb 17, 2021

As seen in the headlines, the U.S. Gulf region underwent and is currently experiencing unprecedented cold weather conditions since February 15, 2021.  Lion Elastomers enacted its severe weather and freeze precaution procedures ahead of this stor...

Lion Elastomers Expands Sales Partnership with T. L. Squire

Dec 16, 2020

Effective December 31, 2020, T. L. Squire will become Lion Elastomers’ Sales Partner for their Hot SBR products in the United States and Canada.  These specialty hot polymerized crosslinked and non-crosslinked rubber grades have applicatio...

Hurricane Laura Update #5

Sep 11, 2020

Manufacturing has restarted at our Port Neches, Texas, and Orange, Texas, facilities. We sincerely appreciate our customers for standing by us during the Hurricane Laura recovery efforts. Over the next few days operations will increase rates to ta...

Hurricane Laura Update #4

Sep 4, 2020

We have received full power to our Port Neches, Texas, and Orange, Texas, facilities.   While we continue to prioritize the safety of everyone on our sites, we are now additionally focused on inspecting electrical infrastructures, mechanical f...

Hurricane Laura Update #3

Sep 1, 2020

As we continue to focus on safety throughout our sites and communities, we have completed all initial inspections of our Texas manufacturing sites. The facilities appear to have sustained only minor damage and are finishing up all known repairs. Our ...

Hurricane Laura Update #2

Aug 28, 2020

We are safely continuing our recovery efforts at our Orange, Texas, and Port Neches, Texas, facilities due to Hurricane Laura’s impact. We anticipate the restart of our Port Neches facility within the next week, and the restart of our Orange...

Hurricane Laura

Aug 27, 2020

While Hurricane Laura made landfall close to Lion’s Orange, Texas, and Port Neches, Texas facilities, the early assessment is the sites suffered minimal damage.  A detailed assessment is underway, but reports indicate no flooding at either...

TPC Group Fire Update #3

Dec 11, 2019

The Lion Elastomers LLC (“Lion”) team continues to diligently work through and resolve logistical and operational challenges presented by the TPC incident affecting our Port Neches facility.  With the critical obstacles having been r...

TPC Group Fire Update #2

Dec 2, 2019

Lion Elastomers continues to monitor the TPC incident closely, working with local officials and first responders to assure the safety of personnel and property.  As this incident is increasingly contained, Lion has shifted defensive and support ...

TPC Group Fire

Nov 27, 2019

Lion Elastomers (“Lion”) offers our sincerest sympathy to our neighbors and friends at the TPC Group production facility in Port Neches, Texas.  Lion has maintained a long-standing relationship with TPC in which we will continue to w...

Join Lion Elastomers at the 2019 International Rubber Expo

Sep 9, 2019

Lion Elastomers will be exhibiting at the 2019 International Rubber Expo in Cleveland, Ohio from October 8th to October 10th. Lion Elastomers has been manufacturing the highest performing and highest quality elastomer products available, and we ar...

Development Scientist Featured in National Online Publication

Sep 5, 2019

At Lion Elastomers, our employees continue to excel. We are proud of Applications Development Scientist, Gregory Brust, for his featured articles on Liquid EPDM for Waterborne Coatings. His writings appeared in the Paint & Coating Industry’...

Lion Elastomers Completes Acquisition

Aug 1, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Lion Elastomers has completed its acquisition of the Firestone Orange, Texas production site. The plant manufactures polybutadiene, styrene-butadiene block copolymers, and solution styrene butadiene rubber, produced un...

Lion Elastomers Set to Purchase Orange, Texas facility

Jun 3, 2019

Facility to continue operations under new ownership Lion Elastomers, LLC today announces the execution of a purchase agreement for an Orange, Texas production site owned and operated by Firestone Polymers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bridges...

Join Lion Elastomers at the International Elastomer Conference

Sep 25, 2018

Lion Elastomers will be exhibiting at the 2018 International Elastomer Conference in Louisville, Kentucky from October 9th to October 11th. Lion Elastomers leverages polymer expertise and technical capabilities to create significant, tangible busi...

Lion Elastomers Presents the Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award

May 11, 2018

On May 9, 2018, Lion Elastomers’ Technical Service Manager, Jim Lockard, had the opportunity to present the Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award to Ron Kennedy, who accepted the award on behalf of Dr. Joseph Padovan, at the ACS Rubber D...

Lion Increases EPDM Prices March 1st, 2018

Jan 30, 2018

Effective March 1st, 2018, Lion will increase Royalene EPDM and RoyalEdge EPDM pricing in the NAFTA and EMEA regions as follows:   NAFTA Royalene® & RoyalEdge® EPDM, Clear grades: US$0.07/lb. Royalene® & RoyalEdge® EP...

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