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Plastics Engineering Company
Plastics Engineering Company is a leading North American manufacturer of phenolic resins and thermoset molding materials, selling products under its trademark Plenco®.If you have a phenolic resin or thermoset molding material project, chances are, the Plenco team can make it work. We've been doing it for over 80 years.
Our vision is to be a global leader in the commercialisation of advanced materials that enable the technologies of tomorrow. With a legacy of 175+ years of manufacturing expertise in inorganic chemical manufacturing, we have built up a portfolio of world-leading products in markets as diverse as life sciences, performance coatings, polymers, electronics, gas absorbents and renewable energy. We pride ourselves in meeting the needs of our customers, using industry-leading manufacturing technology combined with world-class chemistry R&D and analytical capabilities, and all backed by the significant resources of our FTSE 250 parent company, Synthomer plc.
Epolin is the recognized leader in the development and manufacture of UV, Visible, and Near Infrared Absorbing dyes and thermoplastic compounds. Our materials add premium performance to laser & welding eyewear, security inks, light filters, touch screens and night vision products. Epolin was founded in 1983 and resides in Newark, New Jersey. Epolin is a division of Chroma Color Corporation.
CoreLite is a global manufacturer of advanced core materials that was founded because of an idea - that innovative core materials will optimize the way everyone works with composites. This idea drives everything we do at CoreLite. Our goal is to develop composite solutions that will make structures lighter, stronger, and more sustainable. We believe that delivering advanced core materials with the highest quality standards, in a timely and sustainable manner is the cornerstone for achieving this goal.
TSE Industries Inc.
Since 1962, TSE Industries has been a family-owned and operated company that manufactures all of its products in America. What started out as a small “mom and pop” plastics distributor is now a global manufacturer of polymers and rubbers. In 1976 the company began manufacturing Millathane® millable polyurethane rubber. With its 10 Grades of Millathane, it can be used for electronics, footwear, military and aeronautical, oil and gas industries, and medical devices. The uses are nearly endless.
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.
Noah Chemicals manufactures an extensive list of research chemicals to scale. We are a proven leader in creating custom products used in new and emerging technologies. Every client relationship we maintain is governed by the Noah Standard – our commitment to quality, innovation and transparency.
SABIC's Specialties Business
SABIC’s Specialties Business produces highly differentiated products which include specialty engineering thermoplastic resins and compounds, composites, additives, and additive manufacturing solutions. Offering a distinct set of multi-function physical properties to serve a wide range of industries, the branded portfolio includes ULTEM™ resins and films, LNP™ compounds and copolymers, NORYL™ resins and EXTEM™ resins. SABIC also offers extensive material processing expertise, leveraging its product engineers and global application technology development centers.
MITO Material Solutions
MITO Material Solutions unlocks the power of hybrid polymer materials with specialty additives which dramatically improve performance. The MITO family of products include graphene additive, E-GO and cornstarch-based, SMITO. All of MITO’s products are easily dispersible, safe to handle, scalable solutions designed to empower manufacturers. Woman-led, MITO is becoming a startup sensation in the composite industry. Visit https://mitomaterials.com/ to learn more.
We design and develop world-class conductive inks for next generation electronics. Considered the expert in next-gen printed electronics, for over twenty years, Austin, Texas, based NovaCentrix is the go-to leader for industry-transforming conductive inks and nanopowders.
Trusted by more than 10,000 customers from 2,000+ research labs and innovative companies worldwide, MSE Supplies LLC is a U.S.-based leading supplier of high quality materials, equipment and materials characterization analytical services for both research and production. We provide both standard and custom-made products and solutions to meet customer-specific requirements.