Our Mission


Delta-Energy began with a unique premise: a belief that a solution could be found for preserving the properties of recovered carbon black from rubber. We strive to revolutionize production of recovered carbon black and organic liquid products from post-consumer tire rubber to become the premier global supplier. We focus on the Delta-Energy way: a proprietary process creating quality products, meeting customer needs, market performance and environmental sustainability.

Delta-Energy is ISO 9001:2015 Certified.

We recover chemicals from post-consumer scrap tire rubber using our unique DEPolymerization™ process:

  • Catalyzed, low temperature, continuous
  • Hundreds of degrees lower than pyrolysis

Our Team


Robert Genovese

President & CEO
Bob has a track record of leading operating businesses to achieve outstanding results in the areas of safety, operations, commercial performance, and people development. His prior experience spans refining, petrochemicals, regulatory affairs, and environmental remediation. During 32 years with BP, Bob held business and functional leadership roles in North America, Europe, and Asia. As the former President of the Aromatics Americas business in BP, Bob led a multi-billion dollar business with 1,000 employees across four sites.

Bobby Lyles

Director of Engineering and Site Manager
Bringing extensive experience in project management, construction management, engineering, and plant maintenance to the Delta-Energy team, Bobby has overseen the completion of more than 20 multi-million construction projects in the tire and manufacturing industries, including some of the largest tire manufacturing plants in the North America. While at Bridgestone, Bobby was introduced to Delta-Energy Group to provide engineering support to achieve sustainable commercial scale.

Lucky Braimoh

Vice President of Sales
Lucky Braimoh, B.Sc, MBA, DBA, joins Delta-Energy Group as Vice President of Sales, specializing in process oils applications in the Oil and Gas industry. His 20+ years of international experience in leadership, business development, sales management, and market expansion enhances Delta-Energy’s market penetration in commercial oilfield applications.

JOEL KARCZEWSKI II

Technical Director
Joel brings 15 years of experience in the rubber and plastics industry to the Delta-Energy team. Beginning his career with Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies in the Automotive Industry, he would move on to LMI Custom Mixing and then Hexpol Compounding where he led multiple departments. He has experience in analytical chemistry, chemical regulatory management, rubber compounding development, application engineering, account management, supply chain management, establishing laboratory services, and quality and technical management.

About Us


Delta-Energy Group, LLC, company milestones have been strategically supported by Castleton Commodities International (CCI), Bridgestone Americas (BATO), and the RJ Lee Group (RJLG).

CCI, an independent global energy commodity merchant and infrastructure asset investor, created the opportunity for plant production to quadruple in 2020 when it funded the Natchez, MS, manufacturing infrastructure in 2018.

Using Delta-Energy’s recovered carbon black, BATO has incorporated a greener raw material into their tires and accessed a source to hedge against decreasing world supply of raw carbon. A collaboration with BATO began in 2007 with their approval of DE-Black for tire manufacturing and the goal of promoting industrial-scale recycling, or a “circular” economy. By 2014, a fully formed joint venture between founder RJLG and BATO, created the entity known today as Delta-Energy Group, LLC.

In the early 2000’s, RJLG, a premier materials science company, formed a subsidiary focused on post-consumer tire recovery. Analysts discovered the complex operating parameters to best preserve the properties of carbon black and recovered solvents and oils with marketable properties. These multiple products with their unique characteristics establish Delta-Energy Group as an exceptional and emerging leader in the resource recovery field.


Our Philosophy


Our products’ performance characteristics are not the only way you benefit from using them. We continuously look for better ways to use the materials we buy and the products we make for even greater resource recovery value and savings for you. For example, we apply our philosophy of waste minimalization by selecting packaging materials that can be reused or even incorporated into end users’ products. These choices reduce your package disposal costs.

Delta Energy product lines are backed by our outstanding customer service and responsive technical assistance. Through our testing lab partners we have the capability to attend to most any technical product issue that we cannot address in-house.


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