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The new manufacturing plant will trade as Morocco Precision Moulding, forming part of the Fibrax Group of Companies. more

Industry News

Inventor’s TV appearance sees orders soar at North East plastics manufacturer. more

Industry News

Davis-Standard to process medalist medical TPE on tubing production line at NPE, demonstrating Industry 4.0 technology. more

NPE 2018

Mammut Sports Group expands its range of avalanche locating devices with KRAIBURG TPE TPE/PA design. more

Materials

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

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WHP

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

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

Materials

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

Materials

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

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

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

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

Industry News

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

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

Materials

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

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

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

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

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

Materials