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Accella Tire Fill Systems’ Tree Planting Campaign Restores Shoshone National Forest Partnership with American Forests

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Contact:
Al Restaino
VP Marketing
(330) 714-3570
arestaino@accellacorp.com

ST.LOUIS, MO– Accella Tire Fill Systems (www.accellatirefill.com), a division of Accella Performance Materials, has fulfilled another year in its ongoing dedication to planting new trees in partnership with American Forests, the nation’s oldest non-profit conservation organization. Teaming up with its customers, aftermarket dealers and distributors around the world, Accella – which is the leading manufacturer of eco-friendly polyurethane tire fill for pneumatic tires – to date has planted more than 142,000 new trees to help restore forests destroyed by natural disasters. The initiative is part of the company’s industry-leading “One Tote, One Tree” green campaign (www.onetoteonetree.org), through which one tree is planted for every tote of Accella’s tire fill product purchased.
 
For 2017, Accella’s donation is helping American Forests in its work with the US Forest Service to plant more than 40,000 whitebark pines in Shoshone National Forest, which is part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in Wyoming.

About Accella
Accella shapes ideas that enhance our lives through improved comfort, safety, sustainability and performance.  Accella is a leading manufacturer of custom formulated polyurethane systems, and recycled rubber products formed from the strategic combination of MarChem, Arnco, Pathway Polymers, Ultimate Systems, RB Rubber, IPS Polymer Systems, Zeus, Premium Spray Products, Coating & Foam Solutions, Burtin Polymer Labs, Quadrant Spray Foam and the Covestro BaySeal brands. The polyurethane business is focused on foams, coatings, adhesives, tire fill, sealants and elastomers. The recycled rubber products business manufactures recycled tire crumb and custom colored EPDM granules strategically integrated with specially formulated polyurethane binders to produce rolled matting, equine matting, athletic flooring, playground surfacing and various custom molded products. The company manufactures in nine production facilities across the United States, one in Europe and one in China. To learn more about Accella Performance Materials and Accella Polyurethane Systems go to  www.accellacorp.com.
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