Thermoplastic Elastomer News

RTP Company Acquisition of Zeotherm® TPV Technology Expands Thermoplastic Elastomer Offerings

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – RTP Company, a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Zeotherm® TPV product line from Zeon Chemicals. The transaction, completed in May of 2019, encompasses all products sold globally … Continue reading

RTP Company to Begin Producing Nylon Bondable Santoprene™ TPV Compounds

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has licensed manufacturing rights from ExxonMobil Chemical for their patented Santoprene™ TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizate) nylon bondable thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) product line. RTP Company has begun producing the products using the same Santoprene™ TPV … Continue reading

RTP Company Introduces Biocompatible and Bondable TPEs for Medical Devices

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has expanded its line of biocompatible compounds for medical devices to include thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) bondable grades. RTP Company’s new RTP 6042 MD and RTP 6003 MD Series TPE compounds have been pre-tested … 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 Introduces Biocompatible Thermoplastic Elastomers For Medical Devices

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a series of biocompatible styrenic-based thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds suitable for use in medical devices. RTP 2700 S MD Series materials have been pretested for compliance with ISO 10993-5/10/11 biocompatibility standards … Continue reading

RTP Company Announces RoHS Compliant Flame Retardant TPE Compounds

Global custom engineered thermoplastic compounder RTP Company has developed a line of decaBDE-free, flame retardant thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds that are RoHS compliant. These products address the needs of electrical and electronics and other component manufacturers following the European Union’s … Continue reading