Manufacturer and custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) Polymax Thermoplastic Elastomers LLC has announced plans to increase the size of its production operation, adding about 8 million lb (3630 tonnes) of annual capacity.
PolymaxTPE, a manufacturer of premier quality thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), has developed a low hardness TPE elastomer exhibiting better performance than that of thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV)
New TPE compounder in the Midwest launched by a Chinese-born, U.S. citizen who already had a successful compounding operation in his homeland.
PolymaxTPE, a manufacturer of premier quality thermoplastic elastomers, announced USP Class VI approval for a new TPE material designed for use in medical and biopharmaceutical applications.
The company’s a production site in Waukegan, Ill., near Chicago now boasts 9 million pounds (about 4,000 metric tons) of annual capacity with German production equipment, co¬founder and Chairman Martin Lu told Plastics News.