Flexform Technologies LLC

FlexForm, a composite of bast natural fibers and fiberized thermoplastic polymers. The lightweight material is strong, economical and easy to process. Suitable for applications in automotive, truck, aviation, office interior, RV, construction, packaging, housing and other applications.

4955 Beck Dr.
Elkhart, IN 46516 US


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Product Categories of Flexform Technologies LLC

  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polyester (PET)
    • Polypropylene
  • Fibers, organic
    • Polyester
    • Other organic fibers
  • Fibers/fiber forms, natural (bio-derived)
    • Cotton
    • Flax
    • Hemp
    • Jute
    • Kenaf
    • Other natural fibers
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Fabric
    • Mat
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Coupling agents
    • Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
    • Toughening agents
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Automated fiber placement machines
  • Presses
    • Presses, compression molding
    • Presses, laminating
    • Presses, thermoforming/pressure forming
    • Presses, vacuum
Fiber converting/prepreg manufacturing equipment
  • Knitting equipment
  • Looms for advanced fibers
  • Ovens, oxidation
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Compression molding
    • Continuous laminating
    • Prototyping
    • Textile processing for composites (braiding, stitching,
  • Thermoset materials
    • Compression molding
    • Continuous laminating
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Other composite structures