Elemica and RubberNetwork Merge

Combination of RubberNetwork's sourcing services united with Elemica's supply chain network seen to be complimentary; new company to operate under Elemica name

Frankfurt — August 3, 2009 — Elemica, a supply chain services provider serving the chemical industry, and RubberNetwork, serving the tire and rubber industry, have merged in a move that they said would deliver closer collaboration for global manufacturing supply chain partners.