Suppliers

    • Dow Corning

      World’s largest manufacturer of silicone materials. Dow Corning offers an extremely wide range of polymers including dimethyl-, dimethyl vinyl-, phenyl-, and trifluoropropyl-substituted polysiloxanes. Dow Corning offers liquids (LSR, FLSR), bases and complete high-consistency rubber (HCR) compounds.

    • LORD Corporation

      World’s largest supplier of rubber-to-metal bonding systems, including surface treatments, primers, bonding agents/cements and coatings. LORD invented many of these technologies, and through innovation and research, remains the recognized technology leader today. Everyone knows, ”When It’s Critical, It’s Chemlok.” LORD also offers structural adhesives capable of bonding virtually any engineering material, permanently. Trusted by the best manufacturers and proven in the most demanding applications, LORD offers a diverse line of epoxies, acrylics, urethanes and high-performance coatings.

    • LANXESS Corporation

      World’s largest and most comprehensive supplier of synthetic rubber polymers & chemicals. The first ever synthesis of rubber took place in Bayer’s laboratories in 1909 and they have taken a leadership role ever since. They are credited with bringing us SBR, NBR, PU and p-phenylenediamines, to name a few, and the tradition continues with recent developments in high performance elastomers such as HNBR and HXNBR. Today Lanxess offers polymers, accelerators, retarders, antioxidants, antiozonants, peptizers and plasticizers, allowing the chemist to meet almost any compound requirement.

    • Rhein Chemie

      World’s largest supplier of dispersions and process promoters offering the ultimate in dispersion, performance and safety. Rhein Chemie cure blends often reduce compound recipe requirements by 10% while protecting manufacturing personnel from dangerous powdered chemicals. Recently introduced aramid fiber dispersions give compounds superior modulus, tensile and tear resistance, even at low loadings. When you want to extend the performance of your compounds and maximize safety within your plant, Rhein Chemie offers off-the-shelf and custom dispersions to meet almost any need.

    • ARLANXEO Performance Elastomers

      ARLANXEO is a world-leading synthetic rubber company that was established on April 1, 2016, as a joint venture of LANXESS and Saudi Aramco. The company's core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of synthetic high-performance rubber for use in the automotive and tire industries, the construction industry, and the oil and gas industries. The business operations of ARLANXEO are assigned to the High Performance Elastomers and Tire & Specialty Rubbers business units.

      High Performance Elastomers (HPE)
      The HPE business unit offers its customers a broad portfolio of technical rubbers. As one of the leading suppliers of synthetic rubbers to the rubber-processing industry, HPE markets materials which have a wide range of industrial applications. For example, they are used as modifiers for plastic and adhesive raw materials, in gas and oil exploration and production, and in functional components for the automotive and cable industries. Brand names sold in this business unit are EPDM (Keltan®), NBR (Krynac®, Perbunan® and Baymod®), HNBR (Therban®), CR (Baypren®), and EVM (Levapren® and Levamelt®).

      Tire & Specialty Rubbers (TSR)
      The TSR business unit offers a broad portfolio of versatile rubbers primarily for applications in tire production. They are used in, for example, the inliners (the airtight layers) of tires as well as for the tread, side walls and other tire components. Other applications include chewing gum, sports and golf balls, hoses and conveyor belts. Brand names sold in this business unit include X_Butyl®, Buna CB and Buna VSL.

    • 3M Dyneon

      Leading supplier of fluoropolymers and additives for the most extreme applications. 3M offers FKM/fluoroelastomer Type I, II, III, IV and V, as well as FFKM/perfluoroelastomer for extreme temperature and fluid resistance. While the leader in BF6/Onium cure technology, the 3M advantage goes beyond chemistry. It’s also skilled, dedicated people, with a boundless passion for solving tough problems —and helping you achieve your business goals.

    • Cancarb Ltd.

      World’s largest supplier of thermal carbon blacks.

    • Hallstar Corporation

      Hallstar is a leading global specialty chemical company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with research and development facilities around the world. They work collaboratively with their customers and partners to deliver innovative, customized chemistry solutions that enhance next generation products. Their decades of expertise in polymer modification and optimization, and the production of additives, is unique in the industry. This expertise, coupled with their application knowledge in the rubber industry, helps them continually invent and formulate with esters to craft important functionality. Working together, we can explore new innovations, approaches, and possibilities for success today, tomorrow and years to come. Let’s work wonders.

    • Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

      Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc., is a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products. Kraton’s polymers are used in a wide range of applications, including adhesives, coatings, consumer and personal care products, sealants and lubricants, and medical, packaging, automotive, paving, roofing and footwear products. As the largest global provider in the pine chemicals industry, the company’s pine-based specialty products are sold into adhesive, road and construction and tire markets, and it produces and sells a broad range of chemical intermediates into markets that include fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, coatings, metalworking fluids and lubricants, inks, flavors and fragrances and mining. Kraton offers its products to a diverse customer base in over 70 countries worldwide.

    • TSE Industries

      World’s largest supplier of millable polyurethane polymers and cure systems. TSE added the Uniroyal Adiprene and Vibrathane products to their own Millathane® line, giving them the broadest product offering on the market. Millable polyurethanes are high performance elastomers, known for their unmatched abrasion resistance, tensile and tear strength, but are also characterized by extremely low gas permeation and exceptional oil resistance.

    • Alpha Technologies

      World leader in the design, manufacture, service and support of precision rubber and polymer laboratory instrumentation and data acquisition / analysis software systems. Alpha has been in business since 1968 as a former division of The Monsanto Company.

    • Franklynn Industries

      Comprehensive supplier of rubber-grade mold releases, specializing in aqueous, semi-permanent products.

    • Wallace (a brand of Elektron Technology)

      World-class supplier of laboratory testing equipment, particularly known for densimeters and micro-hardness testers.

    • Burlan Manufacturing LLC

      The world’s largest manufacturer of polyester curing tapes.

    • Glo-Mold Mold Cleaning Compounds

      Innovative mold cleaning compounds that provide exceptional performance without the need for removing compression/transfer molds or disassembly of injection presses.

    • R. Murphy Knives

      Superior quality mill knives featuring removable, high-hardness blades.