Asahi Kasei Plastics North America

A leading manufacturer of innovative, high-performance, engineered polymers and advanced polypropylene compounds. Serves a range of industries from automotive, industrial, electrical and electronics, furniture, appliances, heavy construction, liquid handling, lawn/garden, sporting goods and more.

900 E. Van Riper Rd.
Fowlerville, MI 48836 US

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SPE Automotive Div. names 2013 award winners
The SPE Automotive Div.'s annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala was held Nov. 6 in Livonia, Mich., USA, and presented winners in eight categories.

Asahi Kasei Plastics expands
A $5 million investment in a new compounding line and plant improvements will accommodate increased growth in all markets.

New, scalable wind turbine design makes debut
Asahi Kasei Plastics N.A. Inc. reported near the end of August that the company is working with Unified Energies International Inc. on the development of the patented and trademarked Windstrument wind turbine.

Exceeding the Limits
Three novel fiber-reinforced, high-temperature thermoplastics promise part designers a broader means to push past performance barriers.

News Briefs: June 5, 2012
Asahi Kasei Plastics opens new sales office in Mexico; Leo Schot named CEO of LM Wind Power.

Short-glass polypropylene resin
Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc. has launched Thermylene P8, a specially compounded short-glass polypropylene (PP) resin that is designed to provide good creep resistance at room temperature and similar creep resistance at elevated temperatures — performance comparable to long glass fiber-filled PP.

Product Categories of Asahi Kasei Plastics North America

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Acetal
    • Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
    • Nylon (polyamide)
    • Polyethylene
    • Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS)
    • Polypropylene
  • Compounds
    • Thermoplastic, long fiber-reinforced (LFRT)
    • Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced