Luxembourg – Ravago has established a thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) manufacturing facility in China, the Luxembourg-based polymer supplier has announced.
Start-up of a dedicated manufacturing line is scheduled for April at the plant in Huzhou, Zhejiang, which will also have product-development capabilities.
The Chinese project is intended to “expand our current global TPE business to a 75.000 MT TPE capacity at 4 production sites around the world,” said Ravago
The company’s TPEs portfolio includes materials based on TPE-S, TPVs, TPOs and TPUs
Ravago's main TPE manufacturing and technology centre is located in Istanbul, Turkey. It also has TPE manufacturing and development operations in Arlington, Texas and Steinfurt, Germany.