Compounder Teknor Apex Co. has completed a state-of-the-art 50,000-square-meter facility in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany, which increases its manufacturing capacity of custom compounds and simultaneously establishes a European Center of Excellence for plastics R&D. The site employs more than 100 positions in manufacturing, business support, and commercial operations. The new Teknor Apex facility extends its technical capabilities and accelerates technology development. The Rothenburg facility produces thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and engineering thermoplastics (ETPs), ranging from general-purpose compounds to highly specialized formulations. An extensive laboratory will be used for developing new compounds and providing customers with design support and application development, as well as product and process training.
With the continued growth and evolution of Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI), the