CORAL GABLES, FL - Schumann/Steier Inc. (SSI), Coral Gables, FL, has completed the acquisition of Chusei Oil’s Pasadena, TX, polyethylene wax and custom‐processing facility, known as Chusei (USA) Inc. Now SSI Chusei Inc., the plant’s acquisition is a breakthrough investment for the global marketer.

Strategically located in Pasadena, TX, the facility has direct rail and truck access and is close to the Port of Houston. The plant encompasses several stainless-steel reactors, wiped-film evaporators and forming belts, as well as a spray former and drum flaker. SSI Chusei is currently producing products to supply numerous industries including rubber, paints, polishes, polymers and plastics. Additionally, the facility is active in custom toll processing for major chemical companies.

This move compliments SSI’s history and expertise in specialty lubricants and waxes and provides a vehicle for custom processing to meet customer-specific needs.