Elasto Müller Kunststoffe specialise in the development of custom formulated TPE compounds, based on SBS, SEBS, TPO and TPV technologies. With sales to a range of end markets including automotive, medical, caps and closures, construction, toy and household.
The capacity increase underscores Elasto Müller Kunststoffe’s position as a key and growing player in the TPE market. The group has seen rapid expansion over recent years, both organic and by acquisition, most recently with the integration of the EPSeal TPE product range for beverage caps and closures in July this year. Construction of a new TPE production line is also underway in China. The new production facility will operate from Hexpol’s existing Foshan site in the Guangzhou area, a key location for polymer component manufacturing.
“Elasto Müller Kunststoffe, is built on a solid foundation of customer focus, material know-how and comprehensive supporting technical services”, commented Ralph Wolkener, President Europe and Asia for Hexpol Compounding. “This project will ensure business expansion by increasing capacity to meet growing customer demand both in our home markets and worldwide. We serve international companies as a world partner, providing custom-formulated, consistent, high-quality materials. Our growing European and Asian footprint enables us to support our customers across the globe”.