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...

Lion Elastomers Employee Represents the Next Generation of the Rubber Industry

Lion Elastomers Employee Represents the Next Generation of the Rubber Industry

Oct 23, 2017

Lion Elastomers employee, Russ Vogelsong, had the honor of being selected as one of Rubber and Plastics News’ Under 40 Class of 2017. This year, the magazine selected 28 candidates from different sectors of the rubber industry that they are ...

Meet Lion Elastomers at the 2017 Western Coatings Show

Oct 3, 2017

Lion Elastomers will be exhibiting at the 2017 Western Coatings Show in Las Vegas, Nev. at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Convention Centre on the 16th and 17th of October. Lion representatives will be at Booth 614 to answer all questions an...

Lion Elastomers Gears Up for the Annual International Elastomer Conference

Sep 14, 2017

During October 10 - 12, Lion Elastomers will be exhibiting at the 2017 International Elastomer Conference in Cleveland, Ohio at the Huntington Convention Center. Lion Elastomers is a leading manufacturer of synthetic rubber. Lion is the only indep...

Lion Elastomers Completed the Purchase of Assets from East West Copolymer

Jun 2, 2017

Lion Copolymer Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lion Copolymer Holdings, LLC and a sister company of Lion Elastomers LLC, purchased assets of East West Copolymer, LLC, located at 5955 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The sale was ap...

Meet Lion Elastomers at the European Coatings Show

Mar 31, 2017

Come and find Lion Elastomers’ representatives at the European Coatings Show at the Omya booth (Hall 7, Booth 346) during April 4th-6th. At this show, Lion Elastomers will present our Trilene® Liquid EPDM polymers and our new water dispe...

Lion Elastomers SBR Price Increase

Mar 16, 2017

As the high raw material cost environment is expected to continue due to constrained monomer availability through Q2 of 2017, Lion Elastomers is announcing a price increase of US $ 0.20/lb. ($440/mt) on all grades of styrene butadiene rubber (SBR). T...

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