Elite Elastomers News/Press Releases

Andy Claytor Joins Elite Elastomers as Vice President of Sales

May 20, 2021 By Justin Shake

Ripley, Mississippi; May 20, 2021 – Elite Elastomers, Inc., a specialty rubber compounder, is pleased to announce that Andy Claytor has joined the firm as Vice President of Sales to lead Elite Elastomers’ growth in the custom rubber mixing industry. Mr. Claytor will oversee the development of Elite Elastomers’ sales, marketing, and customer service organizations, building upon a strong foundation put in place by Steve Glidewell, the company’s founder.

Elite Engineered Products Press Release

Mar 21, 2017 By Tiffany Oliphant


March 21, 2017

Elite Elastomers Inc. forms Engineered Products Company

Topics: Elite, applications, Engineered solutions, oil exploration

Glidewell Attends Career Day at Elementary School

Mar 09, 2017 By Tiffany Oliphant

Oxford, AL-- Below are pictures of Elite’s Technical Director of Research & Development, Ginger Glidewell, participating in Career Spotlight at DeArmanville Elementary School (Oxford City Schools) on March 8, 2017.  Glidewell is shown explaining the job of a Polymer Chemist.  She showcased the everyday use of polymers. Glidewell discussed edible polymers such as chewing gum and gummy bears.  These were definitely some of the favorite products that piqued the curiosity of the children. She also left 600 silicone bracelets for the students as a fun polymer take away.  Ginger hopes her time spent in the community will inspire students to pursue a career in polymers and create the next innovation.

Topics: Elite, STEM, polymers, Career Day

Elite Elastomers continues investment in Research and Development

Mar 09, 2017 By Martin Harshberger

Ripley, MS-- Locally owned Elite Elastomers announced today the addition of  Ginger Plunkett to the company’s senior staff. Ms. Plunkett will be assuming the position of Technical Director for Elite effective November 1, 2015.

Topics: R&D New Hire