DAK Americas LLC

5925 Carnegie Blvd
Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28209 US

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Company Profile

DAK Americas is a trade leading global producer of innovative Laser+® PET Resins.

Laser+® Family of Container PET Resins

LASER+® UV: The only resin with the power to stop light in its tracks At 390 nanometers, it's the most effective integrated UV barrier available in a PET resin.

Laser+® Family of Container PET Resins

LASER+®W: For once, being tasteless can actually pay off Bottled water can be a tough test for any resin.

Laser+® Family of Container PET Resins

LASER+® HS: The resin that takes the heat, without showing the strain.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

Commodity Resin Prices Falling
Lower feedstock costs, improved supplies, lower export prices are among key factors.

'Sustainable,Renewable' Materials Get Plenty of Attention At NPE2015
  Suppliers of biopolymers, such as MHG, and others who have bio-based raw material content and recycling content in their product offerings, such as DAK Americas, Charlotte, N.C., were among the several material suppliers at NPE2015 who saw plenty of action.               MHG (Meridian Holdings Group) reported an “astounding level of positive response” at the big show, where it showcased its new generation of patented biopolymers based on PHA, as well as services such as R&D and toll manufacturing for bio-based materials the company now offers to business partners.

MATERIALS AT NPE: All Market Sectors Benefit from Large Crop of New Materials
Higher-performance and easier processing PE film resins for packaging, a one-pass crosslinked PE for photovoltaic (PV) wire and cable, several higher-performing nylons and TPEs, “greener” plastics, and enhanced styrenic and PC resins are among the new materials that made their debut at the big show in Orlando, Fla., last month.

DAK to Buy Wellman’s PET Business
Move follows DAK purchase of Eastman's PET operation.

DAK Americas Completes Eastman Acquisition
Last month, DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, N.C., completed its purchase of the integrated PET and PTA business of Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn.

MATERIALS: DAK Americas Completes Eastman PET Acquisition
On Feb. 1, DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, N.C., announced the completion of its purchase of the integrated PET and PTA business of Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn.

Thermoset polyimide medical tubing

Industry & Technology News - December 2010
Novel TPE/Polyimide Medical Tubing Through a special manufacturing process, TPE tubing with one or more lumens is being extruded inside thermoset polyimide medical tubing.

Lots of Action in Plastics Recycling
Several projects in recent months will increase capacity for recycled plastics.

Largest PET Recycling Plant Coming in 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE PET resin and fiber producer DAK Americas, LLC, Charlotte, N.C., and leading carpet producer Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Dalton, Ga., have created a new joint venture to recycle PET from post-consumer bottles.

DAK Americas Forms Specialty Polymers Business
WEB EXCLUSIVE PET resin maker DAK Americas, Charlotte, N.C., has acquired the business and formulation technology for Crystal specialty polyester resins formerly made by DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, Del. (DAK did not acquire the Crystar trade name.) These resins, made with DuPont “2GT” technology, are custom-tailored for with special I.V. levels, additives, and/or copolymers.

30-cc unit-dose PET vial

Teeny-Tiny PET Vial Is Injection-Blow Molded
Sabel Plastechs Inc. doesn’t flinch at challenging development projects that stretch the limits of blow molding.

Thin-wall injection molded containers

NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Materials
From PPs for frozen-food packaging to nylons and alloys that withstand the heat of circuit-board soldering or automotive paint ovens, NPE 2006 was rich in news of commodity and engineering resins and TPEs.

A novel way to precolor TPEs

What to See at NPE 2006: Materials
Fewer thermoplastic materials suppliers will make the trip to Chicago this year.

Body panels

NPE News Wrap-Up: Materials
New materials at NPE 2003 target automotive, appliance, and packaging sectors. Engineering thermoplasticsdominate the news, but there were also severalnew TPEs and a few polypropylene introductions.

Product Categories of DAK Americas LLC

Polyester (Thermoplastic)--Other Types
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type