TPE compounder Polymax has ramped up its global production.

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. In China, the company added a 3,500-ton line at its Nantong facility at the end of 2014, boosting its total compounding capacity at that facility to about 12,000 tons.

In addition to capacity expansion, Polymax is also focusing on new product development and positioning …

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