Polymers International work together with many of the world’s leaders of polymer technology. Below are some of our partners (in alphabetical order – click each for a description).
Founded in 1922, the Asahi Kasei Group is a diversified manufacturer centered on chemistry. Throughout more than nine decades of growth, they have continued to proactively diversify and adapt their operating portfolio to changes in the economy, changes in society, and changes in the environment. They are now a major global enterprise with operations in the four business sectors of Chemicals & Fibers, Housing & Construction Materials, Electronics, and Health Care.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity.
DuPont is a leader in thermoplastics, elastomers, finished parts and biopolymers, combining groundbreaking material science with global access. At DuPont Performance Polymers, we are working with customers to make things better. From products and processes that work better to innovations that help make business and society better. As the company that invented Nylon, Neoprene, and Kevlar®, DuPont has a deep commitment to research and development that continues today. DuPont is a global collaborator acting locally, with technical support focused in 65 countries, and manufacturing facilities strategically placed across Asia, Europe and the Americas.
DuPont Teijin Films is the world’s leading differentiated producer of PET and PEN polyester films and is able to meet the global and regional needs of those customers that value innovative and high quality films. DuPont Teijin Films is a 50:50 global joint venture between DuPont and Teijin. Only DuPont Teijin Films manufactures Mylar® brand, Melinex® brand, Teijin® Tetoron® brand, and Teonex® brand films.
At ELASTO Sweden we operate our centre of excellence for Mediprene TPE compounds for the medical device market. At ELASTO UK we operate our centre of excellence for Dryflex V thermoplastic vulcanisate compounds. As a family, HEXPOL TPE works with one of the broadest flexible polymer portfolios in the market. We engineer custom solutions in TPS (SBS, SEBS and SEPS), TPO, TPV, TPU, soft PVC, colour and additive masterbatch and cork compounds.
The origins of Repol Group date back to 1975, in which a group of professionals in engineering plastics industry decides to join their innovative ideas and experience in the development of engineering plastics, lifting first manufacturing in Castellón (Spain). We are an international company located in Castellón (Spain), dedicated to the development, processing and marketing of engineering plastics for injection and extrusion.
Since their foundation in 1958, KCC has been accomplishing consistent technological development as the best fine chemical company in Korea.
Known as the largest chemical company in South Korea, LG Chem extends its chemical expertise into Petrochemicals, IT & Electronic Materials and Energy Solution.
TOSAF Group was founded in 1986 and is a global leader in developing and manufacturing high quality Additives, Compounds and Colour Masterbatches for the plastics industry. Their products are valued in many markets including Films for Agricultural, BOPP and Packaging, Construction products, Raffia and Fibres and General Compounds. The company presently covers over 40 countries worldwide, including Europe, North America, South America, Asia and the Middle East, and has 10 major production sites in different countries. TOSAF prides itself on being a large, international company with personalised services.
The SO.F.TER. GROUP is among the top three independent compounders in Europe and one of the most important in the world. Their success is based on a customer-centric vision: the tailor-made approach enables them to provide customers with products and services tailored to their specific needs, while the broad array of solutions and high operational flexibility make possible to meet the most demanding challenges.
Solvay Specialty Polymers is the global leader in high-performance plastics, offering more products with more performance than any other polymer company in the world. Launched in 2011, Solvay Specialty Polymers is a powerful collaboration of the activities of Solvay Advanced Polymers, Solvay Solexis and Solvay Padanaplast companies, along with the Ixan® and Diofan® high-barrier polymer product lines. Our broad portfolio includes over 30 brands available in over 1500 formulations, for use in demanding applications around the globe.
Wanhua Industrial Group Co., Ltd (WIG) was established in Oct, 2001. Wanhua has established an industrial chain centering on polyurethanes with complete upstream and downstream to provide our customers with top-quality polyurethane materials and products. Polyurethane is a multi-purpose synthetic resin with various product forms. Boasting the excellent performances of light mass, wide hardness range, endurance, high friction and shock resistance, polyurethane is widely applicable to the fields such as tanning, shoemaking, architecture, household appliances, auto and furniture.