Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Qc, Canada, April 8, 2019 — TRCC Canada, a highly flexible and adaptable polymer compounds manufacturing company and a subsidiary of Textile Rubber & Chemical Co., Inc. (TRCC), a global chemical and technology company with manufacturing facilities throughout the world, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Retec International, Inc. (Retec).

In a separate announcement, François Dandenault, CEO and President of Retec has resigned from the company. Also, Djamel Baghdad, Ph.D., will continue his role as Retec’s chief chemist and work alongside the transition team.

“TRCC Canada remains committed to Retec’s focus on developing new products and technologies for the paper and packaging industries,” stated Jean Martin, Vice President & General Manager of TRCC Canada. “I look forward to working with Retec’s dedicated team and its valued customers.”

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About Retec International Inc.
Founded in early 1995 with the mission of developing new products and technologies for the paper and packaging industries. Located in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Retec International provides for a water-based coating that is resistant to water, moisture vapor, oxygen, oil and grease. Products are repulpable, recyclable and compostable and are FDA, CFIA and ESEGA approved for direct food contact.

About TRCC Canada
Established over 50 years ago, TRCC Canada is a customer focused organization and recently celebrated 50 years in business. Our manufacturing facilities in Montreal and Toronto offer both cutting-edge chemical expertise and large manufacturing and storage capabilities to suit a variety of needs, from custom-made formulations to contract manufacturing.

About Textile Rubber & Chemical Co., Inc.
Headquartered in Dalton, Ga., Textile Rubber & Chemical Co., Inc. (TRCC) began as a supplier of latex to the emerging tufted carpet and rug industry in 1951. Since then, TRCC’s global reach has grown, allowing the company to export to all continents and establish manufacturing and distribution facilities around the world. With a focus on research and development, maintaining outstanding quality standards and providing superior service to its customers and their markets, TRCC remains on the cutting edge of technology. Learn more at

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St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 1L7

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