Suppliers of various elastomers 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.
3M Company in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Provides elastomers for shock, vibration, noise and cushioning applications including acoustical absorption and barrier, damping, isolation, sealing and gasketing.
ABC Group, Inc. in Toronto, Ontario.
Provides a complete line of thermoplastic systems and components for air induction systems, fluid management systems, fuel systems, exterior and interior systems, including instrument panels and spoilers for the global automotive industry. Processes include blow molding, injection molding, thermoforming, powder slush molding, flexible foaming systems, sheet extrusion, interior/exterior painting, metal stampings and material compounding.
Arkema Inc. in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Products include automotive air conditioning refrigerants; hot melt adhesives for automotive interior applications; impact and abrasion resistant coatings for automotive trim, gears, and seat belt fastener applications. This site is responsible for all research and development in North America.
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.
Canada Rubber Group, Inc. in Bowmanville, Ontario.
A supplier of rubber molded pedal pads, stop bumpers, grommets, tubing, o-rings, radiator gaskets. Services include custom die cutting of sheet, sponge, foam gaskets and seals.
Chomerics North America in Woburn, Massachusetts.
A manufacturer of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding materials which include conductive elastomers; metal EMI gasketing; spring finger gaskets; EMI cable shielding; conductive coatings and adhesives; shielding laminates and foil tapes; and shielded vents and windows.
ContiTech North America, Inc. in Montvale, New Jersey.
A supplier of air spring systems, elastomer coatings, fuel hoses, hoses and hose assemblies for heating/cooling systems, belt drive systems and vibration control products.
Creative Foam Corporation in Fenton, Michigan.
A fabricator of cellular plastic automotive parts. Fabricating processes include die cut, compression, fusion and vacuum forming. Also supplies parts with adhesive applied and parts which have assembled fasteners. Capabilities include design services.
Dayton T. Brown, Inc. in Bohemia, New York.
Services provided include product design and engineering, prototype manufacture, final production, testing, technical writing & documentation and the development of complete test systems. Capabilities include dynamic, climatic, EMI/EMC, hydraulic/pneumatic, optical, mechanical, structural, fatigue, safety & survival testing as well as conformance inspection & failure analysis thru metallurgy, magnetic particle, dimensional, and X-rays.
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 Engineering Plastics, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.
A supplier of Stanyl® PA46 and Akulon® 6 and PA66 polyamides and Arnitel® TPC.
DSM Engineering Plastics, Inc. in Birmingham, Michigan.
A supplier of engineering thermoplastics. Automotive applications include powertrain, auto electronics, under-the-hood components, exterior trim, and air/fuel delivery systems such as air cleaner assemblies.
DuPont Automotive Systems in Troy, Michigan.
A supplier of DuPont™ Suva® brand 134a automotive refrigerant as well as performance coatings, specialty fibers, specialty polymers including automotive coatings (paints), transparent sheeting for laminating safety glass, engineering polymers and fibers such as glass-reinforced nylon for air intake manifolds, aramid fibers, material for engine mounts and air springs, various seals, upholstery fabrics and resins for noise barrier applications in door panels.
DuPont Performance Materials, LLC in Newark, Delaware.
Provides polyolefin elastomers for automotive applications such as fuel systems, powertrain, interiors, exteriors, and chassis.
Dyneon, LLC in Oakdale, Minnesota.
A supplier of fluoropolymers, fluoroelastomers, fluorothermoplastics, PTFE, custom PTFE compounds, and specialty additives. Applications include seals, gaskets, hose and tubing for fuel, powertrain or drivetrain systems.
ENTEC Polymers L.L.C. in Orlando, Florida.
A supplier of engineered and commodity thermoplastics to the automotive and other industries. Products include nylons, polystyrene, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), liquid crystal polymers (LCP), polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), acetal homopolymer and acetal copolymer (POM), long fiber reinforced thermoplastic (LFRT), copolyester elastomer (COPE), acrylic as well as other soft and rigid thermoplastic elastomers (TPE).
FlexFab, LLC in Hasting, Michigan.
An elastomeric engineering company that manufactures flexible components by compounding, calendering, extruding, molding, and bonding silicone rubber, organic rubber, and reinforcing materials. Products include hose, tubing, ducting, and custom designs.
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.
Gaska Tape, Inc. in Elkhart, Indiana.
Manufactures patented polymeric series foam tape. Provides gasketing material to control buzz, rattle, and squeak issues. Applications include outside mirrors, dashboards, quarter windows, spoilers, tail lights, door protectors, waist line molding, wheel caps and license plates.
Harman Corporation in Rochester, Michigan.
A manufacturer of dip-molded flexible vinyl products including plastic caps, grips, plugs, etc.
Henniges Automotive North America, Inc. in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
A sealing solutions provider specializing in isolation of vehicle interior systems from outside environments to eliminate wind noise, water leaks and emission intrusion. Product areas include sealing, encapsulated glass systems and vibration control. Applications include doors, windows, trunks, liftgates, sunroofs and hoods.
IER Fujikura, Inc. in Macedonia, Ohio.
A manufacturer of high precision, custom molded elastomer seals using over 20 different base polymers with in-house formulation and mixing capabilities. Specialties include fluorinated elastomers. Capabilities include engineering support. Automotive applications include elastomer seals and parts for fuel systems emission controls, air management systems, brake systems, safety devices, electrical connectors, climate control, etc. (ORVR seals, EGR diaphragms, rollover valves, pump cups, air bags seals, air valves, thermostat components, needles, canister purge solenoids, etc.).
InfiChem Polymers, LLC in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
A supplier of recycled polyurethane foam-based polyols for polyurethane applications such as seating and trim, acoustical insulation, seals & gaskets, etc.
LANXESS Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of performance chemicals, chemical intermediates, engineering plastics, and performance rubber sectors. Products include plastics polyamide/nylon 6 and nylon 6/6, ABS, SAN, PBT; butadiene and nitrile rubber; rubber and plastics additives for use as plasticizers, blowing agents, bonding agents, flame retardants, curing and vulcanizing agents; colorants and pigments for use with transparent and opaque plastic components, such as brake or rear light covers; ferric oxide chemicals for airbag gas generators; and additives for automotive paints and coatings.
Lord Corporation in Cary, North Carolina.
Designs, manufactures and markets devices and systems to manage mechanical motion and control noise and vibration; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives and polyurethane coatings; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies.
Lord Corporation in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Suspension components, body panels, mechanical products for vibration, shock, noise & motion control.
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.
Lucite International, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee.
A supplier of polymers, resins and acrylic coatings to the automotive and other industries.
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.
Michelin North America, Inc. in Greenville, South Carolina.
A supplier of automotive tires and other products including rubber and elastomer components, reinforced materials, and suspension systems.
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics in Plymouth, Minnesota.
Specializes in rubber-to-metal, rubber-to-thermoplastic, rubber-to-teflon, and high performance elastomeric components in customized compounds. Products include o-rings, seals, etc.
Moldtech, Inc. in Lancaster, New York.
A supplier of custom-molded rubber products such as gaskets, grommets, o-rings, connector seals, bellows, bushings, electronic seals, anti-vibration mounts, and metal-to-rubber bonded parts, etc.
Noble Polymers in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Activities include research, testing, engineering and development of nanocomposites, acoustic deadening materials and high strength thermoplastics for applications such as seats, instrument panels, bumper fascias and step pads, etc. Polymers include thermoplastic polyolefins (TPO), thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), nanocomposites, non-halogenated flame-retardants and other specialty polymers.
OMNOVA Solutions Inc. in Beachwood, Ohio.
Designs, develops, produces and markets emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces.
Plastics Plus, Inc. in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
A distributor and reseller of thermplastic resins, compounds, colorants and additives.
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.
PolyOne Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky.
A supplier of thermoplastic compounds.
PressCut Industries, Inc. in Carrollton, Texas.
A supplier of gaskets, EMI/RFI shielding, die cut parts and molded rubber components for applications such as brake valves, power steering, transmissions, air conditioners, and electronics, etc.
Rampf Group, Inc. in Wixom, Michigan.
A polyurethane material supplier for encapsulating and foam-in-place gasketing. A meter, mix and dispensing equipment manufacturer for dispensing polyurethane, silicone, epoxy, and adhesives. Provides work cells for robotic dispensing, part handling automation and material for foam-in-place gasketing and electronics potting applications. Also offers contract manufacturing for programs involving polyurethane dispensing.
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.
Recticel Interiors North America, LLC in Clarkston, Michigan.
A supplier of compounds of aliphatic polyurethane used in both interior trim and window encapsulation. Manufactures polyurethane spray skins for interior trim applications.
REHAU Incorporated in Leesburg, Virginia.
A manufacturer of polymer extrusion, injection molded thermoplastic automotive components.
Reiss Manufacturing, Inc. in Blackstone, Virginia.
Specializes in manufacturing parts and components out of silicone rubber, fluorosilicone, flurocarbon rubber, Viton, EPDM rubber and a variety of extruded engineered plastics and molded foams and high injection plastics. Ronsil rubber division offers formulating to specification or custom, mixing, extruding profiles, and tubing, molding by 4 different process, calendering continuous sheet in rolls for die cut gaskets, laminating, fabricating and die cutting. Facilities include an on-site laboratory to provide in-house testing. Provides in-house tool, die, and mold design and manufacturing. Services include prototyping assistance. Fabricating and assembly work offered.
Riken Elastomers Corporation in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
A supplier of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds for automotive component applications.
Robin Industries, Inc. in Independence, Ohio.
A supplier of elastomeric components for automotive applications such as electrical wire harness assembly components, air intake seals and isolators, control cable components, electrical connector seals, driveline seals, NVH suspension bushings, torque tubes, etc.
Rogers Corporation in Rogers, Connecticut.
A specialty materials manufacturer. Products supplied to the automotive industry include silicone, polyurethane and polyolefin foams and electroluminesecent lamps and drivers. Applications include seals, gaskets, watershields and backlighting for dashboards and PRNDL's.
Rogers Corporation in Bear, Delaware.
A manufacturer of silicone materials such as precision calendered silicone and silicone components. Automotive applications include thermal insulation pads and molded heat shields as well as substrates for flame retardant flexible heaters, ducting, and motor coil insulation.
Rubber Processing Management, L.L.C. in Centerville, Ohio.
Rubber processing consultation and sales of all elastomeric, plastic and metal products.
SKF USA, Inc. in Elgin, Illinois.
Designs and manufactures dynamic shaft seals for engine, transmission, driveline and wheel-end systems; rack and pinion steering gear seals; power steering pump seals; MIP gasket modules for cover plates and pans; and gas spring seals as well as supplies valve stem seals, bonded piston seals and bearing seals.
Sorbothane, Inc. in Kent, Ohio.
A manufacturer and custom molder of proprietary urethane compounds including Sorbothane and SorboGel, which have favorable visco-elastic properties. Suitable for high-end shock isolation and vibration damping. Sorbothane is a cast material that is produced in a durometer range from 20 through 80 durometer (Shore 00 scale).
Southland Rubber, Inc. in Springs, Colorado.
A rubber supplier.
Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc. in Novi, Michigan.
Produces thermoplastic olefin elastomers.
Teknor Apex Company in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
A provider of custom thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), PVC and ETP compounds as well as color concentrates.
Tenneco, Inc. in Milan, Ohio.
A supplier of ride control products in the areas of shocks, struts, vibration control, load assist, springs, roll control.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio.
Specializes in tires, hoses, belts, interior trim, air springs, and molded rubber products.
Toyobo Engineering Plastics in Novi, Michigan.
Expertise includes polymerization, modification and customization. Products include resin raw materials.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Canada, Inc. in Etobicoke, Ontario.
Specializes in the manufacturing of heat cured silicone rubber products to form molded extruded gaskets and seals designed to withstand high temperature exposure. Materials used include silicone, fluorosilicone, HNBR, NBR, EPDM, etc. Processes include extrusion, compression molding, injection molding, wasteless molding and flashless molding. Products areas include vapor management, emission control, power transmission gaskets and manifold systems.
Trinseo, LLC in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of resins, polymers, engineering thermoplastics and elastomers, etc. Automotive application areas include blow-molded seatbacks, bumper fascias, door panels, door moduels, exterior components and trim, frone-end carriers, front grills, instrument panels, interior trim, lighting, mid-consoles, overhead consoles, plating, and tires, etc.
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.
Vernay Laboratories, Inc. in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
A designer and manufacturer of precision elastomeric fluid handling components for fuel systems, emission control systems, pneumatic/vacuum systems, hydraulic systems, automatic traction control systems, transmission systems, active suspension systems, power steering systems, and automatic temperature control/actuators.
Vi-Chem Corporation in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
A manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), thermoplastic polyolefins (TPOs), vinyl compounds, and thermoplastic alloys, including custom color matched, for extrusion, injection, blow molding, and slush molding. Product applications include interior/exterior, underhood and sealing systems.
Wacker Chemical Corporation in Adrian, Michigan.
A supplier of silicone fluids, silicone rubbers & silicone resins, silanes and fumed silica.
Washington Penn Plastic Company, Inc. in Washington, Pennsylvania.
A custom compounder of mineral filled polyolefin. Supplies thermoplastic resins, compounds and custom formulations, prime and near prime polypropylene and polyethylene as well as a full line of color concentrates for polyolefins.
Windsor Machine & Stamping Ltd. in LaSalle, Ontario.
Designs, engineers and integrates headrest frames and assemblies using wire products, tubular components, stampings, foam, fabric and plastic parts to produce assembled headrests. Other products include seating components, upper and lower exhaust hangers and assemblies, modular assemblies, structural brackets and braces.
Zeon Chemicals L.P. in Louisville, Kentucky.
A supplier of specialty heat and oil resistant elastomers, polymers and specialty chemicals for the automotive industry including Zetpol® HNBR, Hydrin® ECO, HyTemp® PA, and Nipol® NBR. Applications include hoses, seals, gaskets, belts and other automotive parts.