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Western Polymer Corporation Purchases Maine Starch Plant

Posted on Jul 02, 2013

Corporate Headquarters, Moses Lake, WA, July 1, 2013

Western Polymer Corporation (WPC) today announced the purchase of the manufacturing plant and equipment of Aroostook Starch Company, LLC, in Fort Fairfield, Maine. This acquisition will be the third starch manufacturing site for the Corporation.

Western Polymer will continue to process food grade potato starch at this location after some upgrades to the plant and equipment. Acquiring the Maine location will strategically diversify the company, broadening its scope of business across the United States.

About Western Polymer Corporation:
Western Polymer’s Moses Lake plant has been operating since 1952 and currently manufactures industrial starch products primarily used in the paper industry.  The Moses Lake, Washington headquarters is located in the agriculturally rich Columbia Basin region of the state. WPC’s second starch plant, built in 2001, is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota and processes many of the same starch products as the Moses Lake facility. Western Polymer is ISO 9001:2008 Certified and Kosher Certified.

Western Polymer Corporation announced the purchase of the manufacturing plant and equipment of Aroostook Starch Company, LLC, in Fort Fairfield, Maine.