Resin distributor Nickel City Polymers Inc. has added several types of reprocessed material to its product line.
Buffalo, N.Y.-based Nickel City now offers high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), copolymer polypropylene and ABS in reprocessed black pellets. The firm also now provides HIPS and copolymer PP in reprocessed natural pellets.
All of the new materials are available in truckload and LTL quantities. Nickel City already offers a wide range of engineering grade nylon and acetal grades.
Larry Welnowski founded Nickel City in 2003. In addition to nylon and acetal, the firm supplies several grades of polycarbonate, ABS and other engineering resins. Nickel City also has done some work in commodity resins PP and PS.
Nickel City serves as a distributor for compounders Pier One Polymers of St. Clair, Mich., and Plastics Group of America in Woonsocket, R.I. The firm also offers toll compounding services through Pier One.
In addition to distribution and compounding, Nickel City buys and sells recycled material in scrap or regrind form. Primary end markets for the firm include non-automotive industrial, such as gears and furniture. Nickel City operates a sales office in Buffalo and uses public warehousing nationwide.