Victrex USA, Inc.

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Victrex Delivers Security of Supply as Airplane Production Ramps Up

Readiness Confirmed with Material Certification and Stocking Program for VICTREXÂ-® PEEK Polymers WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world leader in high performance polyaryletherketones, has reaffirmed its security of supply in anticipation of increased demand as commercial airplane manufacturers plan to boost production rates to record levels. Victrex issued a...

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Magma Global and Victrex Collaborate to Develop Next Generation Solutions for Deep Water Transfer of Subsea Oil and Gas

British firms develop cutting-edge technology to tap estimated potential market of $13.9 billion per year Thornton Cleveleys, UK- Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc, the world's leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, and Magma Global Ltd. have signed a collaboration and exclusive material supply agreement that will enable the two companies jointly to...

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Victrex Polymer Solutions Reinforces Its Focus on Composites

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions has strengthened its composites business focus and has established a worldwide task force to offer an array of technical resources to assist engineers both at the processor and end-user level in order to address specific requirements within the composite area. The pressure to reduce weight, enhance reliability and durability, reduce...

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VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) Polymer Used in Suprem Prepreg Tape Designed for Automated High Speed Production
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VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) Polymer Used in Suprem Prepreg Tape Designed for Automated High Speed Production

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc announced that Suprem SA, a Swiss-based prepreg manufacturer, has reported a more than 50% annual growth in its business, which was generated from prepregs made with VICTREXÂ-® PEEK(TM) polymer. SupremÂ-'s proprietary impregnation method allows for the rapid and flexible production of an extensive variety of...

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Victrex Polymer Solutions Showcases High Performance Materials Innovations at K-Show 2010

HOFHEIM, GERMANY - Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world's leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, will showcase its material innovations at K-Show 2010 (Hall 05/Booth D11) in Dusseldorf, Germany. Victrex will highlight a number of new products and technology solutions in areas such as composites, laser sintering, wear reduction, films and coatings. Victrex will introduce...

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Metallux Selects Victrex Aptiv(TM) Film or Its New Flexible Foil Sensor
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Metallux Selects Victrex Aptiv(TM) Film or Its New Flexible Foil Sensor

The superior performance of APTIV film under demanding conditions enhance the capabilities of the sensor for precise travel sensing and positioning applications WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex APTIV(TM) film has been selected by Metallux AG, one of the world's leading manufacturers of electronic devices in thick film technologies, for its new flexible foil sensor. APTIV film is featured in...

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VICTREX APTIV(TM) Film Selected for High Performance Mobile Phone Speaker Diaphragm
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VICTREX APTIV(TM) Film Selected for High Performance Mobile Phone Speaker Diaphragm

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (May 18, 2010) - Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc., announced that Victrex APTIV(TM) film has been selected by Zhejiang New Jialian, a leading manufacturer of miniature acoustic components, for their new mobile phone speaker diaphragm. The use of APTIV film improves the acoustic performance, durability and life span of Zhejiang New Jianlian's...

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New Lightweight Honeycomb Structure Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film Fills Performance Gaps, While Enhancing Design Freedom and Reducing Production Costs
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New Lightweight Honeycomb Structure Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film Fills Performance Gaps, While Enhancing Design Freedom and Reducing Production Costs

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - PlastiCell of France announced that it has developed an innovative process for the production of lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb structures using Victrex APTIV(TM) film. The unique design of PlastiCell's honeycomb provides an ideal solution for aerospace and other industries seeking to reduce weight while maintaining high levels of strength and stiffness. APTIV...

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High Temperature Resistant VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) Polymer Replaces Stainless Steel Valves and Housings in Beverage Bottling Machines
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High Temperature Resistant VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) Polymer Replaces Stainless Steel Valves and Housings in Beverage Bottling Machines

The change in material increased equipment lifespan, reduced downtime, and increased overall productivity WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Solidur, one of Brazil's largest high-performance plastics processing companies, has selected VICTREXÂ-® PEEK(TM) polymer, manufactured by Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc and leading provider of high performance polyaryletherketones, to...

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Energy Absorbing Springs Made with VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) Polymer Meet Extreme Demands of Oil and Gas Industry
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Energy Absorbing Springs Made with VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) Polymer Meet Extreme Demands of Oil and Gas Industry

West Conshohocken, PA - (January 15, 2008) - When the Clifford Spring Company of Redditch, England wanted to develop a line of non-metallic energy absorbing springs for seals and backup rings used in the oil and gas industry, it chose VICTREXÂ-® PEEK(TM) polymer. With its unique combination of high and low temperature resistance, inherent strength, and chemical resistance, VICTREX PEEK...

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Victrex plc Investment to Create a Joint-venture for Peek Manufacture in China

Development of PEEK polymer capacity in China sets the stage for further regional growth opportunities and further differentiates Victrex’s range of PEEK and PAEK grades Thornton Cleveleys, UK - (January 14, 2020) - Victrex plc today announces the creation of a joint-venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical Company Limited, to build and operate a...

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Victrex and Bond Pioneer 3D Printing for PAEK Parts with Maximized Performance

Advancing additive manufacturing processing technology for existing grades of high performance VICTREX™ PAEK and PEEK-OPTIMA™ polymer THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (March 13, 2019) - To help customers with an accelerated route to market for 3D printed PAEK parts, UK-based Victrex has commenced a multi-million Euro investment in Bond High Performance 3D Technology. The Dutch company has developed...

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Victrex and Coriolis Composites to Unlock Efficiency Potential for Thermoplastic Composites Parts

Unidirectional tape (UDT) prepreg technology achieves unprecedented lay-up speed for thermoplastic UDT Thornton-Cleveleys, UK - (March 5, 2019) - Victrex and Coriolis Composites have teamed up to push the boundaries of thermoplastic unidirectional tape (TP UDT) prepreg lay-up and consolidation and improve the manufacturing efficiency of composite parts. At the JEC World Technical Conferences...

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Victrex Invests in State-of-the-Art Technology with Surface Generation

Injection and compression molding technology expected to benefit Victrex’s selected ‘parts’ programs Thornton-Cleveleys, UK - (February 6, 2019) - An innovative and differentiated tooling design and processing technology called PtFS (Production to Functional Specification), from UK-based Surface Generation, has been chosen by Victrex as it seeks to bring enhanced manufacturing...

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Innovation Never Stops: Victrex Celebrates 40 Years of Peek Success, with Much More to Come

THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (December 4, 2018) - November 1978 marked the invention of PEEK, a new high-performance polymer (HPP). The following 40 years blazed a trail of pioneering innovation, across a range of industries and often in demanding applications that initially seemed an unlikely candidate for the thermoplastic. The dynamic driver of the success of this versatile, breakthrough polymer...

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ITHEC: Thermoplastic Composites Conference to Highlight PAEK Composite Research Results and Innovation

How PAEK thermoplastic composites and related hybrid overmolding processes can open a broader range of manufacturing options for aerospace parts will be one of the central topics at the “ITHEC 2018 - 4th International Conference & Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites”, October 30th-31st in Bremen, Germany. Several companies, including Victrex, will present their results on the potential of...

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Victrex at Fakuma Show: Pioneering Polymer Solutions and Successes

Driving innovations and progress based on high-performing PAEK and PEEK thermoplastic polymers THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK – (October 2, 2018) – At the Fakuma show in Germany (October 16-20), Victrex, a world leading PAEK expert, is providing further proof points that the company is more than “just” a high- performance polymer (HPP) producer. A new broad food grade portfolio, a novel solution...

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Victrex and the University of Exeter Invest In Making the Prospect of PAEK Additive Manufacturing a Reality

THORNTON CLEVELEYS, U.K. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Taking on the challenge to develop a broader platform for new and existing additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, the University of Exeter (UK) and Victrex, a world leader in high-performance Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymer solutions, have commenced work in a strategic partnership. The goal is to introduce next-generation PAEK polymers...

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Thermoplastic Composites Vital to Drive Aerospace Build Rates - Over 35,000 New Aircraft within 20 Years

“Speed of aircraft manufacture is a vital factor that will increase adoption of thermoplastic composite technologies,” commented Victrex CEO during JEC Show. THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (March 12, 2018) - The aircraft industry has forecast that over 35,000 new aircraft will be required within the next 20 years. Meeting this kind of escalating demand clearly calls for new approaches and new...

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