Suppliers of plastics and plastic raw materials used to manufacture automotive components.
3M in Hebron, Kentucky.
Supplies custom compound resins and specialty thermoplastic resin pellets. Products include glass bubble-filled polypropylene resin for use in automotive interior plastic trim components.
ABC Group Sales and Marketing in Southfield, Michigan.
A supplier of automotive products. Applications include interior (instrument panels, seating systems, interior trim, and HVAC); exterior (bumper systems, spoilers, running boards, and trim); under-hood (flexible products, air induction, and fluid management), and fuel systems.
Aclo Compounders Inc. in Guelph, Ontario.
A custom compounder of thermoplastic resins. Products include a line of automotive approved TPOs. Capabilities include toll compounding.
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 Composites, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee.
Services include the design, development, and manufacture of polypropylene compounds. Supplies thermoplastic olefins (TPOs) and polypropylene compounds. Automotive application areas include interior trim, side air bags (SABs), mold-in-color instrument panels, exterior bumper fascias and body-side moldings, etc.
Advanced Prototyping, Inc. in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
A prototype supplier of plastic aluminum and zinc parts. Process used are stereolithography, selective laser sintering, plastic casting, injection molding.
Advanced Technology Corporation in Andover, Ohio.
A supplier of forward, rear, side and interior lighting applications for the automotive and medium to heavy truck industries. Multipurpose components including electric connectors and componentry and various under-the-hood components.
AFTECH Advanced Fabricating Technology, LLC in Rockford, Michigan.
A supplier of plastic, foams and pressure sensitive tapes. Product application areas include gaskets, anti-squeak, anti-rattle, packaging, exterior trim, body side molding, mirrors, nameplates, protective films, interior trim, sound deadening, washers, etc. Processes include die cutting, stamping, laminating, slitting/rewinding, etc.
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.
Alphi Manufacturing, Inc. in Jonesville, Michigan.
A manufacturer of precision aluminum and steel tubular products for the automotive industry. Automotive applications include air conditioning, instrument panel structures, windshield wiper linkages, brake adjusters, rear sub-frames, catalytic converter oxygen sensor tubes, and air bag propellant bodies.
Amatech, Inc. in Erie, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of returnable packaging to automotive parts manufacturers including plastic and protective dunnage, bags, knockdown containers, racks, kraft export boxes and pallets, including support and maintenance services and design.
AOC, LLC in Collierville, Tennessee.
An unsaturated polyester and vinyl resin manufacturer. Also supplies gel coats, pigment dispersions and additives.
Arkema Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky.
Produces acrylic polymers, resins and compounding production units.
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.
Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. in Fowlerville, Michigan.
A custom compounder of advanced engineered polymers. A supplier of plastic resins including nylons, polypropylenes, acetals and modified PPE, etc.
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.
BASF Corporation in Southfield, Michigan.
A supplier of automotive coatings, paint, adhesives, polymers, and plastics.
BASF Corporation in Wyandotte, Michigan.
Facility operations include basic and applied research and development for molded automotive parts made of microcellular polyurethane for suspension applications. Products include jounce bumpers, spring aids, coil spring isolators, shock mounts and body mounts.
BASF Corporation in Florham Park, New Jersey.
A manufacturer of automotive chemicals and related products, including paints and specialty plastics.
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.
Borealis Compounds LLC in Port Murray, New Jersey.
A supplier of cable insulation products as well as compounding units for other cable materials including carbon-filled semiconductor grades. Supplies plastic products for off-line painted body panels, materials for the d-LFT process and as well as scratch resistant materials for car interior and exterior applications.
Braskem America, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A producer of biopolymer thermoplastic resins. Products include polypropylene and green polyethylene.
BRC Rubber & Plastics, Inc. in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
A molder of rubber products with applications in automotive engine and body sealing as well as chassis and suspension systems. Development capabilities include CAD engineering, rubber formulation development, and custom tool design. Products include spring pads.
Bulk Molding Compounds, Inc. in West Chicago, Illinois.
Manufactures engineered composites for high heat, high modulus applications.
Camoplast Solideal, Inc. in Sherbrooke, Québec.
Areas of expertise include undercarriage systems, wheels, body dressing parts, under-the-hood plastic components and assemblies, engine covers, thermal and air induction systems, etc.
Caplugs, LLC in Buffalo, New York.
A manufacturer of plastic caps, plugs, wraps, edge liners, netting, tubing, grommets, fasteners, and core plugs. Caps and plugs are available in clear PETG and rigid PVC material.
CARDONE Industries, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of new and remanufactured automotive products such as brakes, drivetrain, electronics, motors, pumps, and steering components.
Cascade Engineering, Inc. in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
A manufacturer of injection and blow molded parts and components for the automotive, medium and heavy truck and other industries. Applications include sound barriers and absorbers (engine covers, HVAC covers, solenoid covers, and manifold covers) and automotive trim, door panels, seat backs, and components (floor console assemblies, steering column covers, cowl grilles, interior door panels, and carpeted map pockets, etc.), as well as blow molded tubular products.
Celanese Corporation in Florence, Kentucky.
A manufacturer of engineering polymers for the automotive industry and other markets. Automotive application areas include interior, exterior, powertrain, chassis, electrical/electronic, fuel systems, etc. Products with automotive applications include Hostaform® and Celcon® POM, Celanex® PBT, Impet® PET, Vandar® Polyester-Blends, Riteflex® COPE, Vectra® LCP, Fortron® PPS, Celstran® LFRT, Compel® LFRT and GUR® UHMW-PE.
Celanese Corporation in Irving, Texas.
A supplier of engineering resins.
Chase Plastic Service, Inc. in Clarkston, Michigan.
A distributor of specialty, engineering and commodity thermoplastics to the automotive and other industries.
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 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 Composite Resins, Inc. in Elgin, Illinois.
A producer of resin materials for stereolithography systems. Product application areas include thermoplastic automotive housings, dashboard assemblies, 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.
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.
Elantas P.D.G. Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri.
A supplier of specialty polymers for applications in the electrical and electronic industries.
Enviroplas, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.
A supplier of customized resins for automotive interior and exterior applications such as consoles, arm rests, instrument panels, bumpers, trim, etc. Products include polycarbonate, ABS and PC/ABS materials.
Essentra Components America in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Specializes in tapered caps and plugs, non-threaded caps and plugs, dip molded vinyl products, high temperature masking products, threaded caps and plugs, tear caps, packaging caps and plugs, electrical caps and plugs, flange caps and washers, netting. Other Products: Pipe and flange protection products.
Evonik Degussa Corporation in Parsippany, New Jersey.
Supplies catalysts for gasoline, diesel, CNG and other applications to the automotive industry. Manufactures acrylic sheet and acrylic molding and extrusion compounds. Automotive applications include anti-reflective sheets, abrasion resistant sheets, impact acrylic molding and extrusion compounds, acrylic-polycarbonate alloys, and clear films. Supplies carbon blacks, precipitated silicas, and silanes to the tire and rubber industries.
Fabrik Molded Plastics, Inc. in McHenry, Illinois.
A provider of plastics manufacturing services. Facilities include 66 injection presses ranging from 40 ton to 600 ton for straight injection molding, insert molding, and over-molding. Ancillary operations include pad printing, hot stamping, and assembly.
Ferro Corporation in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
A producer of performance materials such as glass coatings, ceramic glaze and porcelain enamel coatings, pigments; electronic materials; specialty plastic compounds; polymer additives; and plastic color, including color concentrates and liquid colors.
FiberLok Inc. in Fort Collins, Colorado.
A specialty printing company that manufactures fiber graphic products including heat-seal labels, transfers, pressure-sensitive stickers and films for thermoforming and in-mold decoration (IMD) inserts.
Fibre Materials Corporation in Plainview, New York.
A manufacturer of plastic washers. Automotive applications include alternators, solenoids and starters, etc.
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.
Fox Valley Molding, Inc. in Plano, Illinois.
A custom processor of thermoset molding compounds and engineering grade thermoplastics. Capabilities includes injection, compression, and transfer molding in press sizes from 10 to 500 tons.
Fox Valley Molding, Inc. in Harlingen, Texas.
A custom processor of thermoset molding compounds and engineering grade thermoplastics. Capabilities include injection and compression molding in press sizes from 75 to 300 tons.
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.
Hexion Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky.
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.
Highland Plastics, Inc. in Sheperd, Michigan.
A custom plastic sheet manufacturer and fabricator specializing in laminated polypropylenes (PP), filled ethylene vinyl acetates (EVA's), polyethylenes (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE), etc.
Huntsman, LLC in The Woodlands, Texas.
Manufacturer of chemical products for the automotive and other industries.
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.
Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A supplier of carbon nanotube fibers. Automotive application areas include external body parts and fuel system components.
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.
Interparts Industries, Inc. in Plainview, New York.
A supplier of driveline products including constant velocity joints (outboard and inboard), CV boots, complete axles, cages, race, bar shafts, cir clips, snap rings, ABS rings, and miscellaneous hardware.
ITW Tomco Plastics, Inc. in Bryan, Ohio.
An injection molder. Products include hydraulic brake reservoirs.
Jasper Rubber Products, Inc. in Jasper, Indiana.
A supplier of thermoset, thermoplastic and plastic elastomer products. Manufacturing processes include injection, compression and transfer rubber molding, liquid injection molded silicone, extruded, mandrel-formed and lathe cut rubber products as well as injection molded, extruded and lathe cut plastic and thermoplastic elastomers.
Kaneka Texas Corporation in Pasadena, Texas.
A supplier of plastic materials such as polyolefins, modifiers, and polyimide film, etc.
Kureha America, Inc. in New York, New York.
A supplier of advanced materials, specialty chemicals. Products include polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) resin, polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin, organic & inorganic chemicals, barrier resins, and lithium ion battery binder materials, etc. Application areas include automotive headliners, lithium ion batteries,
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 Louisville, Kentucky.
A supplier of CPVC resins and compounds as well as PVC emulsions.
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.
M. Holland Company in Northbrook, Illinois.
A distributor of thermoplastic resins.
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.
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics in River Falls, Wisconsin.
A producer of close tolerance thermoplastic components. Services include engineering from design through manufacturing.
MNP Corporation in Utica, Michigan.
A manufacturer of fasteners, screws, rivets, washers, etc.
Nanocor, Inc. in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
A producer of nanoclays suitable for dispersion in thermoplastic and thermoset resin applications.
Newcor, Inc. in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
A supplier of precision machined components, molded rubber and plastic products and welding assembly and forming equipment. Products include shafts, axles, and large iron and steel castings as well as rubber and plastic parts for auto and truck interiors and engine and body components.
Niche Polymer, LLC in Columbia, Maryland.
A custom compounder of thermoplastic engineering resin. Products include nylon, polypropylene, polycarbonate, PCABS and ABS formulations. Services include toll processing.
Northern Technologies International Corporation in Circle Pines, Minnesota.
Specializes in corrosion management solutions such as proprietary volatile corrosion inhibiting (VCI) products and packaging, patented cathodic protection technologies and anti-corrosion coatings. Products also include capsules, bags, film, shrink film, stretch film, puncture shield film, foams, dunnage trays and bins, cardboard, pipe strips, tube strips, rust cleaner/remover, coatings, etc.
NOVA Chemicals Corporation in Calgary, Alberta.
A supplier of engineered polyurethane systems with automotive applications for sound insulation, composites and structural foam, seating, armrests, headrests, steering wheels, coatings and adhesives.
NOVA Chemicals Corporation in Moon Township, Pennsylvania.
Produces ethylene, polyethylene, styrene monomer and styrenic polymers as well as DYLARK engineering resins. Applications include soft-touch instrument panels and interior components.
Nuplex Resins, LLC in Louisville, Kentucky.
A supplier of resins for coating applications. Products include water-borne, solvent-borne, powder and high solid type resins.
Nyloncraft, Inc. in Jonesville, Michigan.
A supplier of automotive interior trim components, exterior functional components, under hood components, and HVAC components.
OMNOVA Solutions Inc. in Beachwood, Ohio.
Designs, develops, produces and markets emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces.
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.
Oxford Polymers in New Britain, Connecticut.
A compounder of engineering grade thermoplastics. Automotive application areas include dashboards and radios as well as front and rear lighting. Products include polycarbonate and alloys, PC/ABS, PC/PEI, PC/PBT, Nylon 6 and Nylon 66, etc.
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.
Plastics Plus, Inc. in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
A distributor and reseller of thermplastic resins, compounds, colorants and additives.
PLEXPACK Corporation in Scarborough, Ontario.
Services include product design, development and testing capabilities for plastic components and subassemblies. Expertise also includes mold design and project management, computer-assisted design and engineering such as FEA and mold filling analysis. Manufacturing capabilities include vertical molding, insert molding, automated assembly, and in-house tooling.
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.
PolyOne Corporation in Avon Lake, Ohio.
A global supplier of specialty thermoplastic compounds.
Polyplastics USA, Inc. in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
A supplier of engineering plastics and polymers.
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.
REHAU Incorporated in Leesburg, Virginia.
A manufacturer of polymer extrusion, injection molded thermoplastic automotive components.
Riken Elastomers Corporation in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
A supplier of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds for automotive component applications.
SABIC Innovative Plastics in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
A supplier of engineering thermoplastic resins as well as a compounder of polypropylene (PP).
SABIC Innovative Plastics in Wixom, Michigan.
Expertise in window systems development. A provider of engineering thermoplastics resins, silicon-based products and technology platforms, and fused quartz and ceramics. Technologies include using polycarbonate in automotive glazing systems.
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).
Salflex Polymers Ltd. in Weston, Ontario.
A custom compounder of plastic materials. Specializes in manufacturing high performance compounds and additives for the automotive and other markets. Application areas include interior (armrests, bezels, cargo trays and liners, center consoles, console ducts, demister nozzles, flipper panels, glove box bins, HVAC centre ducts, instrument panel assemblies, knee bolsters, load compartments, lower quarter trim, floors, lids, shelfs, door panels, rear door panels and carpet close-outs, pillars, rear seat backs and halos, seat back panels, steering column housings and topper pads, etc.); exterior (cowl leaf screens, extender gates, front and rear bumpers, front end valance, licence trim, running boards, splash guards, step pads, weatherstrip backbones, etc.); and under-hood (air induction ducts, air filter housings, battery housing, battery trays, bottle caps, clean air ducts, dust boots, fuel tank flame shields, preplenums, radiator covers, resonators, splash shields, mud guards, etc.).
Sekisui Plastics USA, Inc. in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee.
A manufacturer of maldable resin copolymers engineered from PS and PE. Automotive applications include interior components such as tibia pads, side impact panels, bumper cores, floor spacers, tool trays, trunk spacers and tire supports.
Solutia, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri.
A provider of performance films for laminated safety glass and after-market applications such as resins; resins and additives for coatings, and nylon products such as high-performance polymers and fibers.
Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Provides engineering thermoplastic polymers. Applications include heating and cooling, air induction, fuel, electrical, electronics, etc.
Solvay USA, Inc. in Cranbury, New Jersey.
A specialty chemical supplier. Products include engineering plastics and silicas used in the automotive and other industries.
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).
Sperry & Rice Manufacturing Company, LLC. in Brookville, Indiana.
A supplier of extruded rubber and plastic profiles, seals, tubing, gaskets, weather-stripping, trim, bumpers and hoses. Secondary operations include mandrel forming, vulcanizing endless and injection molded details.
StockCap in Arnold, Missouri.
A supplier of product protection solutions such as plastic caps and plugs, rubber plugs, rubber caps, and rubber stoppers for general protection of tubes, etc. and paint masking applications.
Styrolution America, LLC in Channahon, Illinois.
A supplier of styrene monomer, polystyrene, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, styrene-butadiene block copolymers, coploymer blends, etc. for interior and exterior plastic applications.
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.
Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc. in Novi, Michigan.
Produces thermoplastic olefin elastomers.
Techmer PM, LLC in Clinton, Tennessee.
A supplier of color and additives to the automotive plastics and fiber industry. Application areas include interior trim.
Teknor Apex Company in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
A provider of custom thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), PVC and ETP compounds as well as color concentrates.
The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. in Washington, District of Columbia.
A trade association representing the entire plastics industry supply chain, including processors, machinery and equipment manufacturers and raw material suppliers.
TMG, LLC in Rockford, Michigan.
A distributor of engineered thermoplastic resins as well as custom compounded and recycled material. Automotive application areas include plastic resins used in under-the-hood, interior & exterior components including headlight lenses, reflective lenses, lamp lenses, headlights and taillights.
Toray Plastics (America), Inc. in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
Manufactures OPP and PET films and polyolefin foam. Automotive application areas include bi-laminates for door and instrument panels.
Toray Resin Company in Shelbyville, Indiana.
Site activities include plastics compounding of nylon resin, polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) chemicals, and other engineering plastics resins.
Toray Resin Company in Troy, Michigan.
A supplier of plastics resins. Supplies nylon resin, polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) chemicals, and other engineering plastics resins.
Toyobo Engineering Plastics in Novi, Michigan.
Expertise includes polymerization, modification and customization. Products include resin raw materials.
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.
UFP Technologies, Inc. in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Provides solutions for filtering, gasketing, acoustical and packaging with flexible foam. Automotive applications include air cleaners, filters, gaskets, insulation, and sound absorption.
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.
Wellman Engineering Resins in Johnsonville, South Carolina.
A compounder and suppliers of thermoplastic resins and nylons. Automotive application areas include air cleaner assemblies; air intake manifolds; ash bins; cam cover baffle plates; carbon canisters; cylinder head, cam, valve & rocker covers; door handles; electric cooling fan shrouds; electric cooling fans; engine covers/beauty shields; headlamp bezels; headlamp brackets; headlamp bulb assemblies; headlamp reflectors; HVAC valve doors; oil pan windage trays; radiator end tanks; radiator quick connects; radiator support brackets; sealing gaskets; shifter bases; switch buttons; switch housings, etc.
West Michigan Flocking and Assembly LLC in South Haven, Michigan.
A supplier of flocked coated products as well as flocked fabric to the automotive industry. Capabilities include injection molded plastic parts.
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.
Woodbridge Foam Corporation in Kitchener, Ontario.
A custom molder of particle bead foam plastics products such as energy-absorbing substrates for impact countermeasures, custom and proprietary protective packaging materials. Automotive applications include head impact components, sun visors, headliners, trunk components, tool trays, bumper cores, underbody components, side impact components, door panels, knee impact components, instrument panels, etc.
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.