POLYMAXTPE to boost compounding capacity at Waukegan, IL 

 Waukegan, Ill., — January 16, 2018 – Manufacturer and custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) Polymax Thermoplastic Elastomers LLC has announced plans to increase the size of its production operation, adding about 8 million lb (3630 tonnes) of annual capacity. The company has added a new compounding line to expand manufacturing of its extensive line of thermoplastic elastomers including styrene-ethylene-butadiene-styrene (SEBS), SBS, thermoplastic olefin (TPO), and alloy products.