Press Releases

Solvay and RTP Company Expand Global Availability of Solvay’s Radel ® R-7000 PPSU Polymers for Aircraft Applications

New licensing agreement permits RTP Company to produce and sell Radel® R-7000 PPSU resins, offering shorter lead times and more flexibility for customer orders ALPHARETTA, Ga., August 24, 2015 – Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high performance thermoplastics, … Continue reading

RTP Company Develops Plastic Technology That Resists Chemical Attack from Hospital Disinfectants

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – RTP Company has developed a proprietary alloy technology designed to maintain strength, functionality, and integrity, even with repeated exposure to hospital cleaners used to disinfect medical devices. Known as the RTP 2000 HC series, these thermoplastic … Continue reading

Engineered Sheet Products Develops Clear, Anti-Static Sheet for Electronics, Dust- and Static-free Applications

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – Engineered Sheet Products (ESP), a division of RTP Company, has developed a unique thermoplastic sheet with anti-static properties inherent throughout, providing permanent protection from the damaging effects of static electricity and dust. Known as PermaStat™ sheet, … Continue reading

RTP Company Provides Tribology Data for Medical Device Material Selection

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics that solve medical application challenges around the world, now offers tribology data from an innovative new friction test to help designers of drug delivery devices select … Continue reading

RTP Company Introduces Flame Retardant Plastics for Low Heat, Smoke, and Flame Spread Applications

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a new series of flame retardant compounds for use in applications that require low heat, low smoke, and low flame spread for compliance with a number of … Continue reading

RTP Company Develops Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds with Low VOC Emissions for Automotive Interior Applications

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – RTP Company is pleased to announce the expansion of its Very Long Fiber reinforced Polypropylene (PP VLF) portfolio to include a range of low emission products. These PP VLF products satisfy Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) mandates … Continue reading

RTP Company Offers Thermoplastic Compound Solutions to Global Shortage of PEI Polymer

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – RTP Company is helping to address the global shortage of Polyetherimide (“PEI”) by offering a number of thermoplastic compounds that serve as viable alternatives. These compounds include amorphous materials based on sulfone or semicrystalline materials that … Continue reading

RTP Company Expands Thermoplastic Compounding Facility in Mexico to Better Service Automotive, Consumer Goods Industries

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – RTP Company has installed a new state-of-the-art pultrusion line and is now producing Very Long Fiber (“VLF”) compounds at its facility in Monterrey, Mexico. This newest VLF manufacturing location in North America will support regional demand … Continue reading

EMI Shielding Compounds Are Ideal For Automotive Radar and Sensing System Components

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has developed EMI shielding compounds that are ideal for replacing metal or conductive coated plastic housings in automotive sensing systems.  Because drivers depend on the proper operation of automotive … Continue reading

RTP Company Acetal Wear & Friction Compounds

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company continues to strengthen its wear and friction compounds offering the latest advancements being made in its family of wear and friction acetal (POM) compounds. RTP Company has long been a leader in this … Continue reading