PlastiComp, Inc.

110 Galewski Dr.
Winona, MN 55987 US


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PolyOne Acquires PlastiComp
Expanding its footprint into LFT composites, PolyOne confirms yet another composites acquisition. 

Automotive Composites Get A Boost From New Predictive Engineering Tools
Government-industry-academic consortium develops engineering software to predict mechanical properties of long-fiber thermoplastic composites.

grille shutter on the 2018 Ford Expedition luxury SUV

Long Fiber PP Compounds Drive Innovation in Automotive
Long fiber thermoplastic polypropylene ( LFT PP) is now widely used in automotive front-end carriers, instrument-panel carriers, door panels, consoles, pedals, under-body shields and more.

air-intake manifold

Automotive Plastics: New Thermoplastic Solutions Redefine ‘Performance’ from All Angles
Lightweighting and resistance to heat, chemicals and weathering drive developments in thermoplastics for interiors, exteriors, underhood, powertrain and chassis.

Thermoplastics in Expanded Automotive Applications
From all angles, new thermoplastic solutions redefine ‘performance’.

Long Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites Gain Interest
PlastiComp, for one, has added production capability to meet increasing demand.

No News Shortage on Thermoplastic Composites at JEC World 2017
Sabic enters continuous carbon-fiber reinforced tape; TxV taps Fiberforge technology; Xenia introduces materials reinforced with hybrid (glass/carbon) fillers; and more.

Lightweighting Technologies Highlight Automotive Composites Conference
Advances in hybrid longer-fiber thermoplastic composites, growth in additive manufacturing, and increasing adoption of renewable materials in automotive were among the topics discussed at the recent SPE event.

MATERIALS: Hybrid Glass/Carbon Fiber Composites in PP, TPU
PlastiComp has added to its hybrid long-glass+carbon fiber thermoplastic composites offerings.

PlastiComp and Xenia To Develop Apps For Carbon Fiber TP Composites
At JEC Europe 2015, PlastiComp and Italy's Xenia announced partnership to advance applications of carbon fiber reinforced TP composites.

MATERIALS: Long Fiber Nylon Composites Offer Enhanced Surface Appearance
PlastiComp's new LFT nylon 6 and 66 composites boast enhanced aesthetics and easier molding.

Long-Fiber Thermoplastics Grab Attention At Automotive Composites Conference
LFT looks promising in automotive, with lightweighting, balanced stiffness and toughness, and processing advances as key attractions.

MATERIALS: Conductive Long-Fiber Compounds Duplicate Magnesium Properties
LFTs duplicate both the mechanical and electrical properties of magnesium in injection molding or extrusion while offering up to 40% reductions in weight.

PlasticComp Extrudes LFT Pipes & Profiles
The system uses crosshead profile dies to coextrude fiber tows and unidirectional tapes as continuous axial reinforcement in the extruded profile.

PlastiComp & DSM Developing Biobased Long-Fiber Composites
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PlastiComp, Inc., Winona, Minn., has entered into a partnership with DSM Engineering Plastics (U.S. office in Birmingham, Mich.), to develop biobased, long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) composite materials for automotive and other performance-driven markets.

PlastiComp clear long-glass TPU

MATERIALS: Translucent Long-Glass TPU for Structural Applications
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PlastiComp, Winona, Minn., recently announced what it claims is a compounding breakthrough with a translucent long-glass reinforced TPU compound for molded structural parts.

MATERIALS: Tougher Long-Fiber Nylon Compounds
WEB EXCLUSIVE: New nylon 6 and 66 compounds with up to 60% long-glass fiber are said to be “ultra-durable,” with up to twice the impact resistance of standard materials.

Materials: Long-Fiber Compounds Set New Benchmark in EMI Shielding—December 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE: New long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) compounds from PlastiComp, LLC, Winona, Minn., are said to beat previous alternatives with a combination of high-level EMI shielding performance with cost-effectiveness and thin-wall moldability.

Options Expand in LFTs

Options Expand in LFTs
Two suppliers report greater availability of long-fiber thermoplastics (LFTs). First, European-developed Stamax long-fiber PP pellets are now available in the U.S. from SABIC Innovative Plastics, Pittsfield, Mass.

Long-glass PP

Injection Molding Compounders Molders Get Control Of Their Materials
The combination of an injection molding press and a twin-screw compounding extruder represents a new paradigm for processors: They create their own materials as they mold them.

Long-Fiber Pellets Come Fully Loaded
The Complet line of long-fiber reinforced thermoplastic (LFRT) pellets from PlastiComp LLC, Winona, Minn., now is available with color, impact modifier, and/or other additives.

Product Categories of PlastiComp, Inc.

Custom Compounding, Formulating--Thermoplastics
Long-fiber Compounding & Molding Systems

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