Teknor Apex has announced it is building a 15,000 m sq European 'Hub of Innovation' compounding and research and development facility. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:14 AM FAKUMA 2017

KRAIBURG TPE is responding to trends in the packaging industry with a broad spectrum of materials and services. Simmone Hammerl reports on the many advantages of TPEs in product packaging. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:00 AM materials

The Kraiburg TPE Thermoplast K portfolio represents the benefits of TPEs in packaging. more

Jun 5, 2017 5:03 PM industry


Kraiburg TPE

KRAIBURG TPE is taking on Sweden in a two-pronged attack. The manufacturer of TPEs has just recently opened a sales office in Sweden while it will be exhibiting at the upcoming Nordic plastics fair Plastteknik. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:59 PM materials

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Successful certification of Medalist elastomers will allow US firm Teknor Apex to supply East Asia. more

Feb 14, 2017 2:58 PM materials

HEXPOL TPE is extending its North American reach, installing TPE production and product development facilities at its RheTech Colors plant in Ohio. more

Dec 14, 2016 11:00 AM materials

PolyOne's OnFlex LO TPEs have received a 2016 China Industry Development and Innovation Award from the country's respected Automobile & Parts magazine. more

Dec 12, 2016 2:31 PM materials

HEXPOL TPE knows it could always be easier being green which is why it has added new compounds to its Dryflex Green family of biobased TPEs. more

Dec 7, 2016 4:37 PM materials

Celanese Corporation has announced it is set to acquire of the world's largest independent thermoplastic compounders, SO.F.TER. Group. more

Oct 21, 2016 3:41 PM industry

HEXPOL TPE has its finger on the wearables pulse, bringing its newest materials innovations for this exciting corner of the electronics marketplace to K 2016. more

Sep 7, 2016 4:15 PM industry

KRAIBURG TPE will use K 2016 to present its new and expanded products, as well as new applications in the automotive, industrial, consumer and medical sectors. more

Aug 3, 2016 9:57 AM industry

PolyOne's GLS Versaflex TPE and non-toxic OnColor colourants have been used in a portable, folding tub for babies - a new product from Karibu Baby in Hong Kong. more

Jul 20, 2016 3:28 PM materials

ELASTO Sweden has had some fun looking back on its 40 years of leading in the field of TPEs, taking its customers on a journey 'from mudflaps to medical'. more

Jul 19, 2016 12:31 PM materials

Leading materials sciences champion Covestro has signed a cooperation agreement on a high-performance and durable subsea cable project for the China Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) market. more

Jul 1, 2016 8:30 AM materials


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR479

DSM has introduced a new family of high performance polyamide 4T materials, partially produced from renewable resources, called ForTii Eco. more

Apr 20, 2016 4:07 PM materials


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR477

Global materials science giant DSM has put the finishing touch on the new Galaxy Gear S2 smartwatch from Samsung with its Arnitel TPE. more

Mar 31, 2016 11:13 AM materials

PolyOne has revealed a new advanced polymer solutions and services scheme to support manufacturing innovation and efficiency in Europe. more

Mar 17, 2016 11:24 AM materials



PolyOne is contributing to the battle to keep healthcare-associated infections at bay with its new medical-grade GLS TPEs. more

Feb 15, 2016 4:53 PM materials

PolyOne has taken its strategy to expand its global TPE footprint by acquiring certain technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers. more

Feb 5, 2016 3:28 PM materials

A special grade of Dryflex TPE from ELASTO UK has been chosen to give superior non-slip grip to Polyco's award-winning Grip It MAX gloves. more

Jan 28, 2016 12:21 PM materials

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