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Ecopol Announces Strategic Investment in JRF Technology

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: Ecopol, JRF Technology


Ecopol S.p.A. (“Ecopol”), a leading developer and producer of innovative biodegradable films and delivery systems, announced today it has completed a strategic investment in JRF Technology LLC, a leading developer of water-soluble polymer and edible film technology.

Founded in 2007 and based in Tampa, Florida, JRF is an innovation and R&D organization focused exclusively on water-soluble polymer and edible film technology. From its state-of-the-art GMP laboratory, JRF provides innovation services to clients ranging from leading multinational consumer goods companies to innovative start-ups. The Company has unique expertise in product development and process technology to convert water-soluble polymers into value-added commercial products. JRF will continue to be led by President James Rossman and Managing Director Richard Fielder and will serve as Ecopol’s U.S. R&D Center of Excellence, complementing its R&D capabilities in Italy.

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Ecopol Announces Partnership with SK Capital to Drive Next Phase of Growth

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: Ecopol, SK Capital


Ecopol S.p.A. (“Ecopol” or the “Company”), a leading developer and producer of innovative biodegradable films, announced today the signing of a strategic investment from affiliates of SK Capital Partners, LP (“SK Capital”), a leading private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, ingredients, and life sciences sectors. SK Capital is acquiring a majority interest in the Company with Mauro Carbone, Ecopol’s CEO and controlling shareholder, retaining a significant stake and remaining as both the CEO and largest individual shareholder. Existing minority investor Tikehau Capital, a global alternative asset manager, will also retain a minority stake.

Headquartered in Chiesina Uzzanese, Italy, with state-of-the-art production facilities in Italy and the United States, Ecopol is a leading global provider of water-soluble and biodegradable films and delivery systems, primarily serving the fast-growing unit dose household detergent market for both automatic dishwashing and laundry applications, as well as specialty engineered stone and construction markets.

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