Ecopol Announces Strategic Investment in 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.