RTP licenses Santoprene TPV technology from ExxonMobil

PLASTICS NEWS REPORT

Published: February 18, 2013 9:28 am ET
Updated: February 18, 2013 1:09 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Materials, Materials Suppliers
Companies & Associations ExxonMobil Chemical Co., RTP Co.

WINONA, MINN. -- Compounder RTP Co. has licensed manufacturing rights from ExxonMobil Chemical Co. for Santoprene TPV, a thermoplastic vulcanizate nylon bondable thermoplastic elastomer.

Winona-based RTP announced that it has begun producing the products using the same Santoprene TPV technology as Houston-based ExxonMobil, "to provide current users a seamless supply transition and will also develop new markets and applications".

RTP has been producing specialty TPV compounds for more than 20 years, according to RTP's Scott Mumm. Adding Santoprene TPV products to its portfolio "will expand our bondable TPE product line and give us a definite advantage by having the highest performance materials in the nylon bondable arena," he said in a news release.


Comments

RTP licenses Santoprene TPV technology from ExxonMobil

PLASTICS NEWS REPORT

Published: February 18, 2013 9:28 am ET
Updated: February 18, 2013 1:09 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Bayer spinning off plastics business

September 18, 2014 8:49 am ET

Bayer AG will spin off its MaterialScience plastics group into a separate, publicly-traded company within the next 12 to 18 months.    More

Image

Investor group wants DuPont to split in two

September 18, 2014 7:37 pm ET

Investment firm Trian Fund Management LP is calling for plastics and chemicals giant DuPont Co. to split itself into two firms, one of which would...    More

Image

Minnesota receives grant to help develop new bioplastics

September 17, 2014 4:08 pm ET

The University of Minnesota has received a $20 million grant to fund the development of new types of bioplastics.    More

Image

China's Polymax Elastomer launches U.S. production in Illinois

September 17, 2014 3:35 pm ET

Chinese materials maker Polymax Elastomer Technology Co. Ltd. has opened a North American production site and headquarters in Waukegan, Ill.    More

Image

PolyOne helps nonprofit get water purification to more places in need

September 17, 2014 1:59 pm ET

Resin giant PolyOne Corp. is teaming up with WaterStep, a non-profit water purification agency, to help the group assist a greater number of disaster ...    More

Market Reports

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Shale Gas Market - Analysis of North American Region

This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.

Learn more

Thermoformed Packaging 2014 Market Review & Outlook – North America

This in-depth report analyzes economic and market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply and demand, business opportunities and threats, materials pricing, manufacturing technology, as well as growth strategies being implemented by thermoformed packaging companies.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events