Polyplastics USA, Inc.

New Cyclic Olefin Copolymer for Medical Syringes and Containers

New Cyclic Olefin Copolymer for Medical Syringes and Containers

Features include optical performance - 91% clarity along with good UV transparency and low birefringence. Serves to alleviate a potential shortage of borosilicate glass used to make vaccine vials. Ideal for diagnostic disposables and for packaging of vaccines and therapeutic agents with many commercial applications at leading healthcare firms.

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New PM series Polyoxymethylene (POM) is Ideal for Drug Contact and Delivery Applications
Materials

New PM series Polyoxymethylene (POM) is Ideal for Drug Contact and Delivery Applications

Meets regulatory compliance requirements including ISO10993 and USP Class VI biocompatibility/cytotoxicity, FDA Drug Master File (DMF) and Device Master File (MAF), and EU 10/2011 and FDA food-contact 21 CFR 177.2470. Offers medical device manufacturers extensive data on the long- term reliability of its materials. Provides traceability of processes and products, and production management...

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New DURANEX 750AM PBT Grade Comes with Hydrolysis Resistance
Materials

New DURANEX 750AM PBT Grade Comes with Hydrolysis Resistance

Offers 30% glass-reinforced, flame-retardant (FR) grade with low warpage, high rigidity, and heat and moisture resistance . Ideal for automotive applications such as communications devices and high-pressure parts for electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). Features reduced shrinkage rate, improved flowability and reduces pressure distribution.

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Polyplastics to Highlight Latest Material and Technology Innovations at Fakuma 2018

Polyplastics to Highlight Latest Material and Technology Innovations at Fakuma 2018

TOKYO, September 26, 2018 -- Polyplastics, a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, will showcase its cutting-edge material solutions, technology innovations, and the latest applications at the upcoming Fakuma 2018 exhibition Oct. 16-20 in Friedrichshafen, Germany (Hall B1, Booth B1-1213). The trade show is expected to attract more than 1,800 exhibitors and roughly 50,000...

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Polyplastics Uses Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) to Forecast Part Deformation During Production of LCP Connectors
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Polyplastics Uses Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) to Forecast Part Deformation During Production of LCP Connectors

TOKYO, July 18, 2018 - Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, is successfully utilizing computer-aided engineering (CAE) analysis to forecast part deformation during the reflow process when manufacturing connector parts made of liquid crystal polymer (LCP). These LCP connectors are finding growing use in mobile devices such as smartphones and...

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New Metal-Resin Bonding Technology Uses Metal Insert Molding
Adhesives & Sealants

New Metal-Resin Bonding Technology Uses Metal Insert Molding

Poltplstic’s Quick-10® Metal-Resin Bonding Technology is used in bonding metal parts and resins by a molten resin applying via injection molding to metal parts that have gone surface treatment. The technology is suitable for mobile device parts such as mobile phones, tablets and digital cameras. Resin composites exhibits properties of metals and engineering plastics. Quick-10 utilizes quick...

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LAPEROS Liquid Crystal Polymers Use an Optimum Combination of Filler and Formulation Technology
Materials

LAPEROS Liquid Crystal Polymers Use an Optimum Combination of Filler and Formulation Technology

LAPEROS® E420P Liquid Crystal Polymers exhibit improved mechanical properties, chemical resistance, and low warpage for films and connectors in cabling, antennas and circuit boards. These units feature a dielectric constant of less than 0.3 measured in the frequency band of 1-20 GHz. LAPEROS® E420P are suitable for Surface Mount Technology (SMT) processes, telecommunications and automobiles...

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New Cyclic Olefin Copolymer for Medical Syringes and Containers

New Cyclic Olefin Copolymer for Medical Syringes and Containers

Features include optical performance - 91% clarity along with good UV transparency and low birefringence. Serves to alleviate a potential shortage of borosilicate glass used to make vaccine vials. Ideal for diagnostic disposables and for packaging of vaccines and therapeutic agents with many commercial applications at leading healthcare firms.

Read More »
New PM series Polyoxymethylene (POM) is Ideal for Drug Contact and Delivery Applications
Materials

New PM series Polyoxymethylene (POM) is Ideal for Drug Contact and Delivery Applications

Meets regulatory compliance requirements including ISO10993 and USP Class VI biocompatibility/cytotoxicity, FDA Drug Master File (DMF) and Device Master File (MAF), and EU 10/2011 and FDA food-contact 21 CFR 177.2470. Offers medical device manufacturers extensive data on the long- term reliability of its materials. Provides traceability of processes and products, and production management...

Read More »
New DURANEX 750AM PBT Grade Comes with Hydrolysis Resistance
Materials

New DURANEX 750AM PBT Grade Comes with Hydrolysis Resistance

Offers 30% glass-reinforced, flame-retardant (FR) grade with low warpage, high rigidity, and heat and moisture resistance . Ideal for automotive applications such as communications devices and high-pressure parts for electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). Features reduced shrinkage rate, improved flowability and reduces pressure distribution.

Read More »
Polyplastics to Highlight Latest Material and Technology Innovations at Fakuma 2018

Polyplastics to Highlight Latest Material and Technology Innovations at Fakuma 2018

TOKYO, September 26, 2018 -- Polyplastics, a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, will showcase its cutting-edge material solutions, technology innovations, and the latest applications at the upcoming Fakuma 2018 exhibition Oct. 16-20 in Friedrichshafen, Germany (Hall B1, Booth B1-1213). The trade show is expected to attract more than 1,800 exhibitors and roughly 50,000...

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Company News

Polyplastics Confirms Viability of PPS for Bump-Off Molding of Automotive Engine Cooling Systems

TOKYO, September 19, 2018 /Kyodo JBN/ - Polyplastics, a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, has completed an extensive study which confirms the viability of polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) for bump-off molding of automotive engine cooling systems. Polyplastics’ linear DURAFIDE® PPS, which already offers superior performance over rivals like nylon 66, now has bump-off...

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Polyplastics Uses Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) to Forecast Part Deformation During Production of LCP Connectors
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Polyplastics Uses Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) to Forecast Part Deformation During Production of LCP Connectors

TOKYO, July 18, 2018 - Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, is successfully utilizing computer-aided engineering (CAE) analysis to forecast part deformation during the reflow process when manufacturing connector parts made of liquid crystal polymer (LCP). These LCP connectors are finding growing use in mobile devices such as smartphones and...

Read More »
New Metal-Resin Bonding Technology Uses Metal Insert Molding
Adhesives & Sealants

New Metal-Resin Bonding Technology Uses Metal Insert Molding

Poltplstic’s Quick-10® Metal-Resin Bonding Technology is used in bonding metal parts and resins by a molten resin applying via injection molding to metal parts that have gone surface treatment. The technology is suitable for mobile device parts such as mobile phones, tablets and digital cameras. Resin composites exhibits properties of metals and engineering plastics. Quick-10 utilizes quick...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Polyplastics USA, Inc. Announces Merger with Affiliate TOPAS Advanced Polymers, Inc.

 Merger Adds Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) to Polyplastics' Americas Portfolio of Engineering Polymers FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 26, 2018 – Polyplastics Co., Ltd.(“Polyplastics”), a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, has announced that its affiliate TOPAS Advanced Polymers, Inc. (“TAP USA”), based in Florence, Ky., will be merged into Polyplastics...

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