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Tapio Partners Acquires the Assets of Arbor Chemicals

May 5, 2023

Tapio Partners Acquires the Assets of Arbor Chemicals

Today Tapio Partners has announced that it has acquired the business assets of Arbor Chemicals. 

All of the current pine chemicals business of Arbor Chemicals (Magnolia, Texas) will now be conducted under a new entity, Arbor Renewables LLC, effective May 1, 2023. The management team of Arbor Chemicals, Rick Billings and Bill Sonnier along with Phil Cook, joined Arbor Renewables as senior management for the new company. Arbor Renewables along with its new investors are actively pursuing several tall oil related projects, which include a tall oil fractionation facility. 

Alex Hung of Tapio Partners commented “We are excited to invest in this new opportunity and join an experienced management team to continue building the company’s pine chemicals business through the development and integration of new infrastructure which will contribute to a more sustainable environment.”

The Arbor Renewables management team commented “Our strategy will continue to focus on maximizing the value of tall oil and black liquor soap through the further integration of our business utilizing new infrastructure, which benefits multiple environmentally friendly applications. With the support of our new partners, we will be positioned to accelerate several projects that are currently in the engineering stage.”

Arbor Renewables’ offices and laboratory will be located at 33300 Egypt Lane, Suite J-300, Magnolia, Texas.

About Arbor Renewables LLC:

Arbor Renewables through its predecessor was established in 2019 and is a marketer of pine chemicals and a developer of vertically integrated pine chemical infrastructure. The company is one of the leading third-party marketers of pine chemicals in the United States. Arbor’s planned capital projects will leverage its extensive supplier and customer relationships and will be supported by an expansion of the company’s marketing business. For more information on Arbor Renewables please contact a member of the management team or

About Tapio Partners:

Tapio Partners is a consortium of leading family offices and investors formed to support innovative companies within the wood products industry that employ waste-to-value or renewable business models. 

This information provided by Arbor Renewables is for general informational purposes only. All information provided in the announcement is provided in good faith, however Arbor Renewables makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, or completeness of any information provided.

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