Suppliers of various composites used to manufacture automotive components.
3M Automotive in St. Paul, Minnesota.
A global supplier of products for automotive exteriors, interiors, powertrain/chassis, and for use in automotive manufacturing/assembly. Products include abrasives, acoustic and vibration damping, adhesives and tapes, cabin air filters, catalytic converter mat mounts and insulation, electrical connectors, fasteners, fluoroelastomers, graphic films, heat-shrink moldings, lighting, mirror buttons, nameplates and badging, optical films, plant cleaning and safety products, paint protection and replacement films, security labeling, and lead-free wheel weights.
Adell Plastics, Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland.
Produces engineered thermoplastic resins. Services include custom compounding. Products include polyester, polycarbonate, polypropylene, polystyrene, silicone concentrates as well as Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6.
Advanced Composites, Inc. in Sidney, Ohio.
A manufacturer of compounder of thermoplastic olefins (TPOs), reinforced polypropylene compounds, pre-colored polypropylene compounts. Products include scratch-resistant TPOs, ultra-low gloss TPOs, multifleck TPOs and metallic TPOs. Automotive interior applications include mold-in-color instrument panels, consoles, door panels and pillars. Exterior applications include bumper fascias, body side cladding, rocker panels and cowl vent grilles.
Advanced Forming Technology USA in Longmont, Colorado.
Services include metal injection molding combining powder metallurgy and plastic injection, thixoforming, and metal matrix composites.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
An industrial gas supplier including hydrogen for metal fabrication, metals processing and automotive fuel applications. Other products include epoxy curatives and resins for automotive coating, adhesion and composite applications.
Amorim Cork Composites, Inc. in Trevor, Wisconsin.
A manufacturer of soft gaskets for engine, transmission, and axle applications. Products include cork rubber materials for gasket fabrication.
AOC, LLC in Collierville, Tennessee.
An unsaturated polyester and vinyl resin manufacturer. Also supplies gel coats, pigment dispersions and additives.
Apache Mills, Inc. in Calhoun, Georgia.
A supplier of automotive specialty composites with application areas including underlayment, dashes, firewalls, engine compartments, carpeting, flooring, thermoformable flooring, HVAC component enclosures, acoustical/impact/vibration control materials, floor mats, cargo mats, instrument panel materials/composites, foams and sub-assemblies, etc.
Asbury Graphite Mills, Inc. in Asbury, New Jersey.
A supplier of carbon-based raw materials to the automotive industry for brakes, lubricants, plastics and rubber, and for the fuel cell industry for the manufacture of plates.
A. Schulman, Inc. in Akron, Ohio.
A supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins. Products include proprietary and custom-formulated engineered plastic compounds, color concentrates and additives. Also supplies plastic components containing wheat straw biofiller.
Ashland Inc. in Covington, Kentucky.
A supplier of polymers for automotive composites, plastics, coatings, metal casting materials, lubricants and car-care products.
Bayer Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of polyurethane coatings raw materials, engineering thermoplastics, polyurethane systems, composites, nanomaterials and raw materials, and systems and raw materials for coatings, adhesives and sealants. Automotive applications include headlamps, polycarbonate glazing, body panels, front and rear systems, interior trim and paint and coatings.
Bulk Molding Compounds, Inc. in West Chicago, Illinois.
Manufactures engineered composites for high heat, high modulus applications.
BYK Additives, Inc. in Gonzales, Texas.
A supplier of clays used in automotive material applications.
Cogebi, Inc. in Dover, New Hampshire.
A supplier of high temperature mica insulating materials including high temperature gasket material. Automotive applications include exhaust gasketing, heat shield insulation, catalytic convertors, and high-temperature wiring.
Constellium Automotive USA, LLC in Novi, Michigan.
A manufacturer of sheet, extrusions, castings, forgings and assemblies.
Continental Structural Plastics, Inc. in Salisbury, North Carolina.
A manufacturer of composite reinforced plastic interior and exterior automotive parts.
Core Composites, Inc. in Bristol, Rhode Island.
A distributor of advanced composite materials such as fabrics, carbon fiber and aramids in dry form and epoxy prepregs.
Creative Pultrusions, Inc. in Alum Bank, Pennsylvania.
Provides fiber reinforced polymer composites for automotive applications such as roll-up door panels, outer sections, vertical corners, side posts, structural parts, interior/exterior bus panels as well as standard structural and custom components.
CTA Acoustics, Inc. in Madison Heights, Michigan.
A full service supplier of underbody acoustical and thermal insulators providing design, prototyping, engineering, program management, testing, and manufacturing services.
Custom Resins, Inc. in Henderson, Kentucky.
A supplier of custom thermoplastic processing resins and polymeric resources. Products include norpex, nylene and vexel etc.
DAK Americas Mississippi, Inc. in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
Services include the manufacture and marketing of polyester products such as Nylon 6, 66, and comelts. Injection molding grades include unfilled, impact modified, flame retardant, glass sphere, glass fiber, PET injection molding resins, PET fibers, plus
Dow Automotive in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
A supplier of acoustical and thermal management systems, structural enhancement systems, structural and acoustical foams, glass bonding systems, sealing systems, structural adhesives, reinforcing composites, injection-molded dash mats, injection-molded engine covers and barriers, damping and sound absorption, etc.
DSM Composite Resins, Inc. in Augusta, Georgia.
A supplier of unsaturated polyester resins including vinyl esters and additives. Applications include the production of fiber reinforced plastics.
DSM Engineering Plastics, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.
A supplier of Stanyl® PA46 and Akulon® 6 and PA66 polyamides and Arnitel® TPC.
Engineered Materials Systems, Inc. in Delaware, Ohio.
A manufacturer of structural adhesives, coatings, potting, encapsulating and thermal management compounds.
FiberMark North America, Inc. in West Springfield, Massachusetts.
A supplier of specialty fiber-based materials (specialty paper and nonwovens) for a variety of automotive/transportation applications such as filtration (engine air, cabin air, fuel, lubrication and hydraulic), abrasive media (for sanding) and masking tape base (for painting), automotive labels, covering materials for air bags and other technical materials.
FlexForm Technologies, LLC in Elkhart, Indiana.
A supplier of non-woven natural fiber composite (NFC) mats and panel products used as substrates for automotive, truck and commercial transportation interior trim applications such as door panels, door bolsters, headliners, side and back walls, rear deck trays, pillars, center consoles, trunk liners, IP topper pads, knee bolsters, seat backs, load floors and exterior components.
Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership in Plymouth, Michigan.
Powertrain products including engine and transmission sealing products, air/fuel delivery modules, noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) modules. Chassis products including NVH modules, suspension components, bushings and mounts, axle and bearing seals, rubber, plastic and PTFE components for steering, brake, electrical and fuel packages.
Global Material Technologies, Inc. in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
A materials company offering metal fibers in many alloys and sizes. Fibers are processed into many forms such as bulk reels (steel wool), chopped fibers, staple length fibers and metal textiles. Uses include friction materials, abrasives, polishing and finishing media, filter media, separations media, thermal and acoustical insulation, etc.
Hanwa Azdel, Inc. in Forest, Virginia.
A supplier of glass mat thermoplastic (GMT) composite materials to the automotive and other industries. Automotive applications include instrument panels, door panels, center consoles, pillar trim, headliners, sunshades, rear parcel shelves, etc.
Hexion Inc. in Columbus, Ohio.
A global producer of thermosetting resins used in automotive applications including friction materials for brakes & transmissions, felt bonding for insulating materials, coatings & resins for metal castings, resins primers & topcoats, tackifiers for tires, coatings and resins for electronics, and molding compounds and engineered thermoplastics for various interior and exterior trim parts, housings, connectors, mounts and casings.
HITCO Carbon Composites, Inc. in Gardena, California.
Manufactures and assembles of composite materials made from fiber glass, carbon or graphite as well as a variety of insulation materials. Applications include thermal and acoustic insulation in vehicles, fire-blocking fabrics for seating, carbon-carbon discs and pads for racing, carbon-based frictional facing materials for wet friction applications, etc.
Huntsman Polyurethanes in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
A supplier of engineered polyurethane systems for sound insulation, composites and structural foam, seating, armrests, headrests, steering wheels, coatings and adhesives. Site capabilities include development and testing of applications for polyurethane foams made from MDI.
INTECH Corporation in Closter, New Jersey.
An engineering company which designs and manufactures self-lubricating gears and rollers from special composite materials. Design assistance and durability calculation available.
Interface Performance Materials in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of advanced sealing solutions, felt, and engineered composite materials. Products include automotive gaskets and seals.
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio.
A supplier of Estane® TPUs that offer polyester- and polyether-based products with hardness properties ranging from 70 Shore A to 80 Shore D. Flame retardant grades are available for extrusion and injection molding applications. Estaloc® RETPs offer glass and mineral reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane products and thermoplastic polyurethane alloys with a flex modulus range from 50 kpsi to 2MM psi and tensile strength up to 16,000 psi. A supplier of Estane® TPUs that offer polyester- and polyether-based products with hardness properties ranging from 70 Shore A to 80 Shore D. Flame retardant grades are available for extrusion and injection molding applications. Estaloc® RETPs offer glass and mineral reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane products and thermoplastic polyurethane alloys with a flex modulus range from 50 kpsi to 2MM psi and tensile strength up to 16,000 psi.
M&C Specialties Company in Southampton, Pennsylvania.
A die-cutter/converter of 3M automotive tapes, acrylic tapes, VHB products, BSR products, anti-squeak flocking, laminations, sound and vibration control products, and paint masking tapes. Applications include exterior and interior trim attachments, emblem attachment, anti-mutilation, surface protection films, shielding and conduction, anti-squeak, gaskets, under-hood labels, heat abatement, dual lock fastening, pressure sensitive adhesion, fabrics, and foams, etc.
Mexichem Specialty Compounds in Leominster, Massachusetts.
A manufacturer of specialty compounds for interior and exterior automotive applications. Materials include flexible PVC; vinyl, olefinic, vulcanized and styrenic elastomers; PVC alloys; olefins (available halogen-free); and nylon alloys. Applications include steering wheel covers, airbag covers, gear shift knobs and boots, handle grips, dust boots, HVAC connectors & tubing, body-side molding, wire harness grommets, greenhouse moldings, window encapsulations, and miscellaneous interior trim.
MMI Engineered Solutions, LLC in Saline, Michigan.
An advanced materials technology company focused on the design, engineering, and manufacturing of advanced composite components. Also provides material handling solutions. Application areas include OEM components and assemblies; automation, kitting and assembly trays; and shipping and handling.
Nanocor, Inc. in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
A producer of nanoclays suitable for dispersion in thermoplastic and thermoset resin applications.
Owens-Corning Automotive in Novi, Michigan.
Develops solutions for automotive applications in the areas of closures, structures and interior/exterior acoustics. Products include acoustical and structural materials, headliner substrate, glass reinforcements and sheet molded compound body panels.
Owens-Corning Automotive in Toledo, Ohio.
Provides structural and acoustic composite solutions. Products include acoustical and structural materials, headliner reinforcements and sheet molded compound body panels.
Plasan Carbon Composites in Bennington, Vermont.
A supplier of carbon fiber parts and assemblies and class A structural components such as body panels. Product applications include fenders, hood assemblies, spoilers, deck lid assemblies, door panel & inner parts, rocker moldings roof assemblies, splitters, lift gates, rear winds/spoilers, roof frames, pillar & body-in-white (BIW) substructures, inner body panels (hood, door, etc.), engine cradles, side door impact bars, load floors, battery modules, end gate assemblies as well as seat frames & bases.
Plascore Incorporated in Zeeland, Michigan.
A manufacturer of structural honeycomb cores and honeycomb sandwich structures. Materials include Polypropylene, Polycarbonate, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Nomex, and Kevlar. Benefits include strength, acoustical, energy absorption, thermoforming and recyclable characteristics. Automotive applications include load floors, sun visors, battery trays, seatbacks, package trays, bolsters, pillars, bumpers, and headliners.
Plastics Engineering Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Designs and manufactures phenolic resins, phenolic molding materials, melamine-phenolic molding materials, pelletized polyester molding materials and polyester bulk molding compound (BMC). Materials available include glass reinforced injection molding grades.
PMC SMART Solutions, LLC in Cincinnati, Ohio.
A plastic injection molder. Supplies integrated plastic components and assemblies to the automotive and other industries. Specializes in under-hood components for engine management systems. Expertise in plastic processing of thermoplastic insert, hot-oil, thermoset, compression and transfer molding plastic materials including glass-filled nylons, PPS, Acetal/POM, PPA/Amodel, PET, PBT, ABS, etc. Capabilities include product design, prototyping, tooling and high-volume production.
Polymer Technologies, Inc. in Newark, Delaware.
A manufacturer and supplier of acoustical composites for the control of noise and structural vibration. Capabilities include foam fabrication, waterjet cutting, molding. Automotive applications include HVAC, engine compartments, flooring, firewalls and body shells.
Premix, Inc. in Connesut, Ohio.
A provider of thermoset compounds and custom molded parts. Application areas include heavy duty valve covers, engine covers, automotive forward lighting, and D-pillar supports.
Radici Plastics USA, Inc. in Wadsworth, Ohio.
A manufacturer of thermoplastic resins.
Raybestos Powertrain, LLC in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
Develops and manufactures oil-cooled friction materials and thermosetting phenolic adhesives used primarily in automotive and heavy duty OE clutch applications. Products include automatic and powershift transmission friction plates, friction plates for wet wheel brake applications, PTO clutch plates, synchronizer clutches and torque converter clutch parts.
Reade Advanced Materials in Providence, Rhode Island.
A SDVOSB manufacturer and custom processor of specialty chemical solids (metal, mineral, ceramic, composite, conductive, magnetic, powder, strip, wire, nanoparticle, metal foam, ceramic foam, natural fibers, additives, reinforcements, processing, blending, packaging).
SABIC Innovative Plastics - LNP in Exton, Pennsylvania.
A compounder of engineering thermoplastics. Automotive applications include air/fuel systems (conductive fuel filler pockets, fuel rails, ignition components, throttle assemblies and fuel cells); chassis systems (mirror housings, luggage racks, frame rail inserts, suspension components and door handles); safety/interior systems (door modules, restraint systems, air bag components, IP structures and seating); structures (front end modules, UV-resistant running boards, wiper systems and bumper components); and underhood (pedals, sensors, mechanical drive components, electronic and transmission components, X-by wire systems).
Schunk Graphite Technology, LLC in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
A manufacturer of carbon brushes and brushcards, carbon contacts, fuel cell plates, complete sub-assemblies, sintered bearings/powder metal parts and various components/ sub-assemblies for the automotive industry. Additional applications include seal rings for automotive water pumps, vanes and rotors, high temperature piston rings, and dies for metal casting.
SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers LLC in Moses Lake, Washington.
A supplier of carbon fibers for automotive applications.
Shawmut Corporation in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
A supplier of engineered composite materials such as foam-in-place laminates. Applications include headliners, body cloths, door panels, foam-in-place and low pressure injection molded components.
Shawmut Corporation in Port Huron, Michigan.
A supplier of engineered composite materials. Applications include headliners, body cloths, door panels, foam-in-place and low pressure injection molded components. Site activities include flame lamination, sheeting, etc.
Sumitomo Bakelite North America, Inc. in Novi, Michigan.
Manufactures and markets phenolic molding compounds and resins for the automotive industry such as phenolic brake piston materials, friction materials, material for use in: thrust washers, gear facings, connectors, solenoids, housings, switches, circuit breakers, ignition systems, starters, etc.
Thermoseal Inc. in Sidney, Ohio.
Exclusive licensee for the Klinger Group of Companies in North America. Manufacturers KLINGER®sil compressed non-asbestos gasket materials and Sealex®PTFE flange sealant. Other products include flexible graphite material, Milam laminated mica sheet, KLINGER®top-chem top 4 'no-creep' PTFE sheets, and Thermoseal® soft-chem® expanded PTFE sheets.
Uniseal, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.
A manufacturer of custom designed automotive products including sealants, adhesives, cellular foam products, thermoplastics and structural reinforcements. Facilities include research and development laboratories.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. in Newark, Delaware.
A producer of fluorocarbon polymers such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). Automotive applications include vents, MEAs for PEM fuel cells, and battery and capacitor components.
Zoltek Corporation in Bridgeton, Missouri.
A developer and manufacturer of carbon fibers.