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Thermoplastic elastomers could become more common in the plastic packaging market, and Kraiburg TPE has responded to these changes with a wide spectrum of materials and services. more

2 Jun 2017 09:34 Industry News

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Experiments with a new grade of Wittenburg TPE by White Horse Plastics have led to its use as a buzz dampener on hi-fi systems. more

1 Jun 2017 11:25 Materials

Teknor Apex’ new TPE gels Medalist MD-16100 and 10100 beat limitations of standard gels, giving device makers a cost-effective alternative to silicones. more

9 May 2017 09:35 Materials

German tack supplier Beris sells a soft flexible bit for equestrians, made with TPE from Kraiburg. more

8 May 2017 08:53 Materials

The automotive industry will continue to dominate the thermoplastic elastomers market to 2022, says a TPE market report by Smithers Pira. more

11 Apr 2017 12:09 Industry News

Polymer compounding group, Hexpol TPE, has expanded its range of bio-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) in order to offer more sustainable materials options. more

1 Dec 2016 10:50 Materials

Teknor Apex is the latest compounder to work alongside Gumdrop Ltd, the innovative start up that turns waste chewing gum into polymers, in order to help the company develop methods for commercial scale production. more

6 Oct 2016 14:56 Materials

Kraiburg TPE has launched its new FR/AD1 series of flame retardant compounds at K 2016. more

K 2016

An innovative range of knives with ergonomic TPE handles has been re-launched as a new-generation version that is completely manufactured in Britain. more

22 Jun 2016 15:51 Industry News

At CHINAPLAS, global compounding group, HEXPOL TPE, is presenting its new Dryflex thermoplastic elastomer compounds for PA overmoulding. more

18 Apr 2016 12:25 Chinaplas 2016

Teknor Apex has announced the acquisition of Plastic-Technologie-Service (PTS), a German-based custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and engineering thermoplastics (ETPs) for an undisclosed amount. more

4 Apr 2016 11:50 Materials

Materials supplier, PolyOne, has announced the launch of speciality thermoplastic elastomers and design services for the European automotive market. more

9 Mar 2016 10:20 Materials

PolyOne has launched two new TPE grades for medical device manufacturers that are designed to withstand strong hospital cleaning products whilst still maintaining purpose and function. more

1 Mar 2016 11:48 Materials

A special grade of Dryflex thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) developed by ELASTO UK has been chosen for a new range of gloves requiring high levels of non-slip grip. more

5 Feb 2016 13:00 Materials

PolyOne has acquired certain TPE technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers for $72 million USD (approx. £49.5m GBP) as it looks to expand its global footprint in thermoplastic elastomer innovation and design. more

3 Feb 2016 14:04 Materials

The global consumption of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) is expected to grow to 5,487 thousand tonnes by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% from 2015 to 2020. more

14 Jan 2016 15:11 Materials

Kraiburg TPE has announced it has entered full-scale production with its latest series of advanced TPE compounds. more

11 Jan 2016 15:08 Materials

Medical grade thermoplastic elastomers from Kraiburg TPE are being used to seal a new range of single-use syringes designed to eliminate the risk of infection from reuse, particularly in developing countries. more

10 Dec 2015 15:53 Materials

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr. Charlie Geddes, at the differences and uses of SBS and SEBS. more

21 Sep 2015 15:19 Materials Blog

Teknor Apex is introducing a new family of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for consumer products at Fakuma. more

Fakuma 2015