Thermoplastic Elastomers withstand extreme conditions.

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Developed using custom-engineered production machinery, Thermoplastic Elastomer Materials perform under very high and low temperatures, during medical sterilization procedures, and in demanding environmental conditions. Some TPEs are formulated to endure exposure to ultraviolet light, abrasion, caustic substances, and flammable conditions. Typical applications are found in automotive, healthcare, and industrial market segments.

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POLYMAXTPE Launches New Thermoplastic Elastomers Suited for Extreme Conditions Applications

Company to Showcase New Materials at Upcoming NPE2015 Tradeshow

Waukegan, Ill., – Polymax Thermoplastic Elastomers, Inc., a leading manufacturer and custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) materials, today announced the availability of an expanded line of premium quality TPE for use in extreme conditions applications.

Developed using new product formulations and custom-engineered production machinery, the company’s extreme conditions application materials are designed to perform under very high and very low temperatures, during medical sterilization procedures and demanding environmental conditions.

Some of the new TPEs are formulated to endure exposure to ultra-violet light, abrasion, caustic substances and flammability conditions. This new collection will be featured at the upcoming NPE2015 tradeshow in Orlando, FL March 23-27, 2015 (PolymaxTPE Booth #S19058, South Hall Level 1).

“As a leader in thermoplastic elastomer material formulation and compounding, we continue to focus on the needs of our customers by expanding the range of technical performance of our products,” said PolymaxTPE President Dr. Martin Lu. “PolymaxTPE materials that can endure rigorous conditions are particularly important in the automotive, healthcare and industrial market segments.”

PolymaxTPE has a full-service facility in Waukegan, Illinois which produces the company’s range of more than 500 grades of thermoplastic elastomers, develops next-generation TPE innovations, and provides custom-developed materials and technical service. All PolymaxTPE materials are produced with stateof-the-art production and testing equipment from leading American and German manufacturers to ensure premium quality, consistency, and performance at optimum production speed and cost.

For specific product information or to inquire about sales, please contact Tom Castile at 262-565-8659.


PolymaxTPE specializes in the formulation and compounding of premium thermoplastic elastomer materials for manufacturers across a wide range of market segments in North America, Asia and Europe. A growing private enterprise, PolymaxTPE has a full-service facility near Chicago, IL, USA. A sister company, Nantong Polymax, is one of the three leading TPE manufacturers in China, the global hub for TPE research and development. PolymaxTPE leverages its technical expertise and extensive platform of materials and technologies to create innovative solutions for use in injection molding, extrusion and blow molding processes in the automotive, healthcare, electrical, electronic, construction, packaging and consumer products industries. The company’s products are marketed under the PolymaxTPE and MaxelastTM brands. For more information, visit

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