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Georgia Gulf Develops Bio-Based Compounds For InPro Corporation

Georgia Gulf Corporation (NYSE: GGC) today announced that it is partnering with InPro Corporation to support that company’s corporate sustainability goals. InPro is a manufacturer of door and wall protection, washroom systems and commercial surfaces, expansion joint systems, cubicle track and privacy curtains, and signage.

Georgia Gulf has developed rigid and flexible vinyl compound products that are non-phthalate and heavy metal-free, which meet InPro’s environmental requirements. The flexible compounds also meet the standards for the USDA bio-preferred label, meaning that more than 25 percent of the vinyl product is made from renewable resources. In addition, many of the sustainable products developed by Georgia Gulf adhere to indoor-air standards developed by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, which include the most stringent test for low emissions of volatile organic compounds required for products used in office environments and other indoor spaces.

The innovative, flexible compounds supplied by Georgia Gulf to InPro incorporate a bio-based, non-phthalate plasticizer from Segetis. The Javelin™ technology plasticizers are highly efficient and show excellent compatibility with PVC across a wide loading range, leading to excellent permanence and low migration. These properties, along with the plasticizer’s low vapor pressure, are essential for InPro’s applications.

“With our thriving partnerships that focus on sustainability and an innovative compound development team, the ability to design unique engineered compounds to meet the environmental needs of our customers is now a reality at Georgia Gulf,” said William H. Doherty, vice president – PVC Compounds.

Georgia Gulf also is introducing its newest rigid vinyl compound as part of a broader sustainability initiative, which focuses on the replacement of heavy metal stabilization by using an organic-based stabilizer package. This family of heavy metal-free compounds offers excellent physical properties that are crucial to part performance in the field.

“We are very pleased with the development of bio-based engineered compounds for PVC and we are excited to be the first in our industry to incorporate sustainability in our PVC product offerings. Our partnership with Georgia Gulf Corporation continues to advance our technology in materials and manufacturing processes to provide the best sustainable solution for our customers,” said Glenn R. Kennedy, chief operating officer of InPro Corporation.

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