Hisco's Fabrication Division Becomes a Rogers Corporation Preferred Converter

Precision Converting enters exclusive partnership network to deliver Rogers Corporation solutions throughout North America

HOUSTON—May 4, 2018—Hisco Inc., an employee-owned, specialty distribution company, announces today its Precision Converting fabrication division has achieved preferred status with Rogers Corporation’s Elastomeric Material Solutions (EMS) family of products.

“We’re honored to receive the highest standard of excellence,” said George Caillouette, vice president of Precision Converting. “It was a rigorous qualification process, and now we’re poised to bring custom fabrication solutions to existing and future customers as a Rogers Preferred Converter.”

“We are very excited to welcome Precision Converting to the Rogers Preferred Converter network,” stated Susan Reed, EMS marketing communications manager. “Their enterprise approach to business with solid, notable talent at all levels and commitment to delivering customer value makes them a great fit for this select group.”

Rogers’ Elastomeric Material Solutions division provides sealing and gap filling, cushioning and pads, as well as sound, shock and impact absorption materials for the aerospace, electronics, medical device industries, and more. The product portfolio is comprised of PORON® polyurethanes, ARLON® silicones, BISCO® silicones, DeWAL® PTFE and UHMW films and tapes, DSP® silicones and HeatSORB™ thermal management material.

For more than 45 years, Hisco has delivered value to customers through quality products, process solutions and local inventory. Today, the international branch network includes 38 stocking locations in three countries: the United States, HiscoMex in Mexico and HiscoCan in Canada. Hisco’s Precision Converting facilities provide value-added fabrication, and its Adhesive Materials Group provides an array of custom repackaging. Hisco also offers vendormanaged inventory programs and specialized warehousing for chemical management, logistics services and cold storage. Hisco’s exclusive Documented Cost Savings (DCS) program has saved customers more than $135 million to date. Its supplier base includes manufacturing giants Henkel, Alpha and 3M, to name a few. For more information, visit www.hisco.com.

Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global leader in engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With more than 180 years of materials science experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable clean energy, internet connectivity, and safety and protection applications, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers delivers Power Electronics Solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy; Elastomeric Material Solutions for sealing, vibration management and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel; and Advanced Connectivity Solutions for wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.