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RTP Company Adds Lines to Expand Production Facility in Ladenburg, Germany

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company announced that it has undertaken an expansion at its Ladenburg, Germany production facility that will nearly double the locations footprint to 9,700 m2 (105,000 square feet). “This expansion was necessary in order for … Continue reading

RTP Company Opens Technical Center in Shenzhen, China

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company announced it has opened a technical center in Shenzhen, China. The facility will focus on providing technical support and color functions along with production of select products that are critical in meeting the … Continue reading

RTP Company Introduces Thermally Conductive Compounds for Enhanced LED Luminaires

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a line of thermally conductive compounds for replacing metal heat sinks and housings in light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires. The new compounds have been specially formulated to increase the thermal management design … Continue reading

RTP Company Acquires Conductive Business From Clariant

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company announced that it has acquired the conductive compound product line from Clariant of Switzerland, to strengthen its product offering of conductive compounds in Europe and globally. The transaction includes technology and equipment that … Continue reading

RTP Company Expands Bioplastic Products to Include Impact-Modified PLA Compounds

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA — Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has expanded its line of polylactic acid (PLA) bioplastic compounds to include impact modified grades suitable for select semi-durable and durable applications. These new compounds deliver enhanced impact strength … Continue reading

RTP Company Introduces New Glow-in-the-Dark Precolored Compounds

RTP Company, a global leader in specialty compounding, has developed a series of innovative glow-in-the-dark precolored compounds. Available in a wide range of pastel colors such as peach, pink, blue, cream, and green, these compounds display surprising new daylight colors … Continue reading

RTP Company Signs M. Holland Company as Distributor for Standard TPE Products in North America

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company announced it has signed a distribution agreement with the M. Holland Company, based in Northbrook, Ill, for standard compounds within several of RTP Company’s thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) product lines. M. Holland will market, … Continue reading

RTP Company Receives USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for Two PLA-based Compounds

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has received “USDA Certified Biobased Product” labels for two of its PLA-based bioplastic specialty compounds through the USDA’s BioPreferred(SM) Voluntary Labeling Initiative. Following the program’s requirements, RTP Company’s compounds were third-party tested in … Continue reading

RTP Company’s Glass Fiber-Reinforced PLA Bioplastic Compounds Improve Strength and Thermal Performance

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has commercialized the industry’s first line of glass fiber-reinforced polylactic acid (PLA) compounds that overcome many limitations of unmodified PLA by delivering greater strength, stiffness, and thermal performance. These new materials, which target … Continue reading

RTP Company Launches Special Effect Color Masterbatches to Boost Consumer Appeal in Film and Sheet Applications

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has announced the availability of customizable special effects to its product line of color masterbatches for film and sheet applications using engineering resins. The new masterbatches satisfy growing consumer demand for stylish products … Continue reading

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