Stephen Moore / Plastics Today
Published on January 16, 2018

Waukegan, Ill.,  – 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.  The expansion, which includes the hiring of up to 10 new production employees, is underway and will be fully operational by the first quarter of 2018 [...].