TPE production moving from Asia to North America

Fairlawn, Ohio – The global thermoplastic elastomer market is “at a change point” in 2018, with the supply chain shifting from Asia and Europe to North America, according to industry consultant Robert Eller.

“We’re seeing a reverse flow of globalisation,” Eller said 19 Sept at TPE Topcon, an industry conference hosted by the Society of Plastics Engineers in Fairlawn. “Companies like Black & Decker are finding good TPE compounders in China and other parts of Asia, and then those compounders are setting up operations in North…

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