Electrical & Electronics
From plastics to conformal coatings, Knowde is home to a diverse portfolio of polymers, materials, coatings and many more solutions for the electrical and electronics industry.
Osaka Organic Chemical Industry LTD
Osaka Organic Chemical Industry Ltd. produces and markets organic chemistry industry products, organic reagents, petrochemical products, and special polymers. It also refines and processes solvents. The companys chemical products include acrylic monomers for coating raw materials and adhesives; and electronics materials comprise liquid crystal and semiconductor materials for use in smartphones, tablet PCs, etc. Its specialty chemicals consist of cosmetics raw materials, such as cationic, anionic, betaine, nonionic, and acidic thickening polymers; and functional materials include ink jet and coating materials, as well as raw materials for various types of medical intermediates, etc.
Braskem North America
Braskem is the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas, and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world. With 40 industrial units in Brazil, the United States, Mexico, and Europe; multiple offices throughout the world from the United States to Asia; and export capabilities to over 100 countries, Braskem is positioned to serve its clients wherever they are. Braskem is also strongly committed to move towards a Circular Economy, where nothing is wasted and everything is transformed. The company made a commitment to significantly expand its efforts to eliminate plastic waste in the environment by 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Braskem is committed to creating products to help its clients meet aggressive recycled content goals in the next several years and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. To learn more visit www.braskem.com/usa.
We like niches, as this is precisely where we can best develop ourselves and the potential of our products. We are the partner for custom-tailored chemical solutions. We’re always very close to our customers and the major changes in the industries of the future. We provide the crucial connection across many areas of application – and we have been doing this for more than 150 years. Chemistry is everywhere in our world and it is anchored in the things we need daily. We offer a broad range of high-performance chemical products for a better daily life, for mega-trends, and future technologies. We optimize our products with our own research and think ahead for the benefit of our customers. We analyze and test them in our laboratories and fine-tune them in our own Application Technology organization, and finally we synthesize and blend them in our production facility at our Heilbronn site. Short paths, empathy, and inexhaustible innovative power are our distinguishing characteristics. At Brueggemann, quality and quality assurance are more than a promise – they are our passion. Naturally we seek and find the niche not only at our historical location in Heilbronn. We are family business that focuses on continuity but also dynamics, and that builds strong roots and worldwide distribution networks. Locations in Germany, the USA, and Hong Kong also assure our success at this.
Progressive, technologically advanced, and with environmental responsibility at our core, Sipchem is honoured to be the first chemical manufacturing company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to achieve a "Responsible Care" certification. Sipchem was also recognized for creating the "Best Work Environment" in the Kingdom in 2010. Starting from humble roots in 1999, Sipchem is now a globally recognized chemical manufacturer and a publicly listed company since 2006, generating revenue of over SR 5 billion in 2018 and employing more than 1000 people from all around the world. Another unprecedented achievement is Sipchem’s inclusion in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in 2019, which has evidently increased the percentage of Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) ownerships by more than 8% in the past few months.
Our two Northeast Ohio locations are solely dedicated toward producing and molding thermoset plastics to high standards that are engineered to perform. Located at 1265 Babbitt Road, Euclid, Ohio, 44132, we are proud to serve a diverse range of clients who come from numerous industries and are located worldwide. We have a deep and intimate understanding of the qualities our partners expect and are committed to meeting their needs by using time-tested practices and industry best materials. At Cuyahoga Plastics, we strive to cultivate meaningful and long-lasting relationships with our partners and clients that help to boost productivity and enable them to make the very most of their operations. That’s why we are among the few thermoset plastic manufacturers to provide both molding and compounding capabilities from a single provider to take the guesswork and stress out of acquiring needed parts and materials. Committed to addressing your needs however possible, drawing upon our vast number of available techniques and materials to make sure no detail is overlooked. Reach out today to learn more about everything we can do for you.
Cymer was incorporated in 1997 by a team of chemical industry veterans, and is a privately held enterprise. In 1998 a grass-roots facility was erected in Decatur, TN and commenced operations, predominantly as a contract manufacturer. Over the next fifteen years the plant expanded, and Cymer achieved a reputation as a top-rated specialty chemical producer. In 2017 Cymer acquired the business of GP Chemicals Inc., a specialty chemical technology developer in New Jersey. Also, in 2017 Cymer acquired Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals, U.S.A.’s specialty chemical plant in Dayton Tennessee, along with certain polymer technologies.
Earth Glass is an innovative materials technology and research company with product offerings that provide great performance benefits and significant cost savings to the plastics, paints and coatings industries. Our diverse team provides the knowledge and resources necessary to satisfy the specific needs of individual process plants while also offering a worldwide network, long-term vision, and single-source capability to meet the comprehensive requirements of global organizations.
OrelTech GmbH is a Berlin-based company that produces and distributes conductive metal inks for printed electronics and metallic coatings. OrelTech pioneered a novel platform metallization technology that enables the deposition of high-efficiency metal layers onto a variety of surfaces, including temperature-sensitive plastics, fabrics, paper, composites, and active organic materials. The proprietary technology includes both a novel approach to metallization and novel particle-free ink formulations. This combination offers a multi-level improvement to the production of printed metal electrodes with regards to costs, material economy, energy expenditure, waste generation, and environmental friendliness.
Norplex-Micarta is a leading manufacturer of high performance thermoset composite materials based on impregnation and lamination technology. Norplex-Micarta manufactures the highest quality specialty sheet products, prepregs, rods, molded shapes, and tubes to meet demanding applications for OEMs and fabricators around the world. The global headquarters of Norplex-Micarta is located in Postville, Iowa, USA. To support the demand for thermoset composite materials in Asia, the Company also operates a facility in Changzhou, Jiangsu, P.R. China. Norplex-Micarta produces sheets, tubes, rods, and other specialty molded shapes for thousands of different applications in dozens of different industries. The Postville, Iowa facility is equipped with a variety of impregnation and downstream equipment to serve the varied needs of the industrial market. Prepreg can be produced on either horizontal or vertical machines as required to match the requirements of the fabrication process. Norplex-Micarta processes sheets and stock shapes internally. Sheets are regularly produced at 6 inches (150 mm) thick, and several materials can be produced as a monolithic sheet as thick as 12 inches (300 mm). Tubes are produced on IDs ranging from 0.094 inches (2.3 mm) to 48 inches (1.2 meters) on specially built mandrels. These materials are generally further processed by firms that specialize in the machining, punching, or other stock removal fabrication process.
Valtech Corporation, a global specialty chemical manufacturer of high-performance products that fulfill diverse market applications for the photovoltaic, semiconductor, computer disk drive, precision optical, ophthalmic lens, medical device and instrumentation, precision metalworking, ceramics, and LED markets. Our extensive line of specialty products includes a broad range of custom-made epoxy adhesives and protective coatings, high-purity aqueous-based precision cleaning detergents and custom molded polymers. The various products are used in the silicon and photovoltaic wafer manufacturing process for ingot mounting and slicing, high-performance cleaning of precision optics, ophthalmic, metals and ceramics; as well as components for wire saw pulley.At Valtech, we understand cost performance is critical in today’s competitive manufacturing environment. As a specialty chemical manufacturer, our goal is to provide economical solutions that meet our customers’ requirements and ultimately improve their process yields, reduce cycle times, and provide increased profitability. Using the team approach to our manufacturing process, we take the time to fully understand the overall impact of a recommended solution and work closely with our customers to maximize value.We understand the unique nature of each manufacturing process and the important fact that one standard solution does not meet the requirements of an entire industry. Consequently, our sales engineers and chemists work closely with our customers to fully understand the specifics of their process, and offer the right procedure and supporting products to solve even the most difficult or complex manufacturing issues. Through this close customer relationship, we offer complete solutions in a diverse range of applications. Our customers trust Valtech Corporation because we have many years of proven experience enhancing their products and processes.Valtech is well-positioned globally and we offer an established international network committed to quality and efficiency in support of our customers’ needs worldwide.