Aurora Material Solutions Upgrades to Primary Membership within the Vinyl Sustainability Council

WASHINGTON, DC, February 9, 2022 – The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, is pleased to have Aurora Material Solutions upgrade to Primary Membership status.

“We’re delighted that Aurora Material Solutions has upgraded to Primary Membership within the Vinyl Sustainability Council,” said Jay Thomas, VSC Executive Director. “As a Primary Member, Aurora is eligible to verify to the +Vantage Vinyl Program, thereby demonstrating their commitment to sustainable business operations. Aurora Material Solutions is an important member of the vinyl value chain, and we look forward to our continued partnership.

Aurora Material Solutions, headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio, is an industry leader in PVC compound manufacturing. Aurora offers one of the industry’s broadest product portfolios, with applications spanning building and construction, wire and cable, to consumer and industrial.

“Operating with integrity is at the core of our business values and advancing our company’s sustainability mission is one of the strongest ways we can showcase that commitment,” said Matthew Kuwatch, Sr. Vice President – Marketing, Innovation, and Business Development, Aurora Material Solutions. “We’re excited to be upgrading to primary membership and participating in the +Vantage Vinyl verification process.”

+Vantage Vinyl is a voluntary, third-party verified sustainability program. Participating companies demonstrate their commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives through verification to the program’s Guiding Principles.

The VSC is open for membership to any company within the North American vinyl value chain from resin manufacturer to product retailer. Members work together to develop and implement best practices and innovation in sustainability leading to continuous improvement throughout the industry. To learn more about the VSC and to become a member, please visit

About the Vinyl Sustainability Council

The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), founded in 2016 in partnership with the Vinyl Institute, is a council created to advance the vinyl industry’s efforts in addressing sustainability. The VSC is a collaborative platform for companies, organizations, and other industry stakeholders to come together to create a sustainable development path for the industry. For more information, please visit